Giving Back: What You Can Do As A General Contractor For Your Community

Posted on: 13 February 2015

When your business has been prosperous, you most likely want to thank others and help those around you succeed. As a general contractor, you might be limited fiscally because your cash flow has to be maintained for the next job. However, there are some ways you can contribute charitably that do not involve money. Habitat for Humanity This is an internationally-recognized charity that builds homes for needy families. Although half of the construction crew on every project are volunteers with no construction experience, the other half are skilled laborers like you. [Read More]

The Difference Between Solid And Prefabricated Hardwood Floors

Posted on: 9 February 2015

The cost of installing new hardwood floors in your home will vary greatly depending on several factors. There are many different types of hardwood flooring products and different ways to install the floor. This article will break down the different flooring options so you can figure out which fits best into your personal budget. Prefabricated Floors Perhaps the most affordable style of hardwood floors are prefabricated products. These products are made out of thin veneers of wood and usually cost about $5 per square foot. [Read More]

How To Install A Metal Roof

Posted on: 5 February 2015

If you are looking for a new roofing option for your commercial building, why not consider a metal roof with corrugated slats? This type of roof has a variety of benefits, from the longevity, to the ability to withstand cold, heat, and other elements. If you intend to do some of the work yourself, the following tips can help you get the roof installed. Gather Your Supplies You will need a variety of tools and supplies to install a metal roof, so it helps to first gather the supplies you need. [Read More]

Replacing And Maintaining The Thermocouple In Your Gas Furnace

Posted on: 29 January 2015

If the pilot light to your gas furnace isn't staying lit, you probably need to purchase a new thermocouple. A thermocouple is a special sensor that is connected to the pilot light. It is responsible for measuring voltage and without it, your furnace won't work properly. You can easily replace this part by following a few steps. Use These Tools pliers adjustable wrench sandpaper sanding block replacement thermocouple lint-free cloth vacuum cleaner Remove The Thermocouple [Read More]