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    Top 5 Benefits of an ICF Home

    In today’s world of rising energy costs, natural disasters, and an increased focus on sustainable construction, ICF homes are getting a lot of attention in the construction industry. Built of insulated concrete forms, these homes meet the needs of today’s homeowners and today’s builders. If you’ve been wondering what the... Read More

    by lge77 on May 07, 2018Comments (0)
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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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    5 Branding & Marketing Tips for Construction Companies

    No matter what industry you work in, branding is an absolutely vital consideration - but it can be more than a little overwhelming, particularly in the construction industry. Whether you’re putting together your branding for the first time, undergoing a rebrand, or planning a new marketing strategy, the sheer number of things to consider c... Read More

    by James Hale on April 01, 2019Comments (0)
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    Choosing The Right Level For Your Workplace

    Probably the most unsung tool in a carpenter or handymans arsenal is a level. Ensuring that something is plumb is an essential part of any job, large or small, which makes a level an indispensable part of their toolbox. In this article, we’ll take a look at a number of tips on choosing the best level. Evaluating Accuracy The most importa... Read More

    by lge77 on February 15, 2019Comments (0)
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    3 Ways to Use Tile in Your Home

    Tile can be integral to many rooms in the home, including the bathroom and entryways. However, there are many other ways that you can use tile in your home to help improve its looks and function. Tile comes in many different materials, sizes, colors, and styles. All of this means that you can use it to create stunning, one of a kind looks in an... Read More

    by lge77 on December 28, 2017Comments (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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    Tips For Renovation In Construction

    The construction industry is changing and a higher percentage of construction companies work is related to renovations instead of new builds. Renovations are often more complex than green-field projects because the work you are performing can impact existing occupants or negatively impact the building itself.This article will help to outline som... Read More

    by buildercn on March 23, 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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    Unique Wall Alternatives

    Changing the walls is an effective means of giving a space a completely new look, whether it is man cave of a private residence or a conference room of a public building. There are many creative ways of achieving unique wall designs, some of which completely discard the idea of traditional drywall. Typically these options, such as foam walls or ... Read More

    by lge77 on February 14, 2018Comments (0)
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    Why You Should Use Board and Batten Siding for Your Home

    When it comes to siding, not a lot of people know about board and batten. Commonly used as a siding technique on barns, board and batten has since come into popularity for residential homes as well. Let’s have a look at what makes board and batten such an interesting option, and why you should use it for your home. Board and Batten is Lon... Read More

    by lge77 on March 18, 2019Comments (0)
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