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    How to Create an Organized Garage

    The garage of the home can be one of the most disorganized areas within your dwelling. It is not uncommon for a garage to be filled with bikes and yard equipment, toys, holiday decorations and so much more. As the homeowner, the clutter can quickly become overwhelming. What do you do? How do you tackle the space and make it more organized? Hang... Read More

    by lge77 on May 29, 2019Comments (1)
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    Home Improvement Trends For Small Homes

    As a Home Improvement professional, it is vital that you are familiar with the many trends that have entered the Home Improvement market. Just like the Fashion Industry, things tend to be in-style one moment, and out of style the next. But, just like the Fashion Industry, things that were once popular often regain their popularity as time passes... Read More

    by lge77 on July 16, 2018Comments (0)
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    6 Building Design Trends That Are Small, But Mighty

    Not every home renovation or project needs to require a vast amount of time and resources to upgrade your home.  instead, sometimes tiny both cost-effective can make all the difference. In this article, we will take a look at four small but mighty building-design trends. Let’s begin! 1. Doors & Windows While the installation of... Read More

    by lge77 on February 15, 2019Comments (0)
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    7 Hard-Knock Truths To Building A Successful Contracting Business

    I've been blessed to be involved in this industry. It's all that I really know, and I've tried to make the world of it. I've been involved with a handful of start-up companies, I've help build a $20,000,000+ construction company, I've had success's, and I've had LOTS of failures. I've done lots of thigns wrong. I've learned a lot. And so on. B... Read More

    by DamionR on June 15, 2011Comments (17)
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    Choosing the Right Type of Materials for Your Home’s Sustainability

    When you’re in the process of building or remodeling your home, you want to make sure that the materials you choose to use are the right ones for your home. You need to take into consideration the sustainability you want, the weather conditions your home will face year after year, and the maintenance you’re willing to put into keep... Read More

    by lge77 on September 14, 2018Comments (0)
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    4 Things To Consider When Planning Your Hoarding Graphics

    Construction hoardings might be a legal requirement, but that doesn’t mean they have to be ugly or boring. In fact, by decorating these boards with high-quality printed graphics, they can become powerful advertising, messaging or branding assets.  Prior to getting the graphics done, however, there are a few things to consider to ensu... Read More

    by James Hale on July 12, 2019Comments (0)
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    5 Trends to Watch in Commercial Building Design

    Every industry has trends that come and go throughout the years, and the commercial construction industry is no exception. While the importance of favoring tried-and-true building design has obvious benefits, keeping up to date with trends is equally important for the growth of your business. This is particularly true for commercial clients as t... Read More

    by lge77 on November 06, 2017Comments (0)
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    Contractor Talk 2.0 Launch Contest

    I'm extremely excited about the launch of Contractor Talk 2.0 and I want everyone to try out the new features. I think once you use the new tools you'll see how valuable and fun they can be. To encourage everyone to try things out and have some fun along the way we've come up with a contest that we hope you'll enjoy. What Can You Win?We are g... Read More

    by Nathan on April 22, 2011Comments (48)
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    A Man of Many failures

    Alot has changed since my first post here at ContractorTalk. Back then it was the contractor chat room.  This guy, Nate was his name, sent me an email after reading one of my posts on another forum suggesting this cool new website.  How could I resist but take a look?  I've been hooked ever since. I was one of the first to sign u... Read More

    by Grumpy on May 01, 2011Comments (24)
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    Energy Efficient Building Design

    As our technology gets more advanced and efficient, so does the way buildings are designed. Nowhere is this more evident than in energy efficiency. With better materials available that offer more versatile designs that are simply more durable than traditional forms of building design, particularly wood-framed construction, energy efficiency has ... Read More

    by lge77 on July 07, 2019Comments (0)
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