Archive for January 2019

Fixed Price vs Time & Materials

In residential construction and remodeling, there are two basic types of contracts most often used by contractors. These are commonly referred to as “Fixed Price” and “Time and Materials.” Each has their pros and cons so it’s important to know the differences of each before starting your next project. FIXED PRICE A Fixed Price contract…

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Communicating Your Budget

A successful construction project is built on trust and good communication. As a builder, it’s our goal to provide our clients with a tailored experience because we understand that every project is unique, and so is every customer. In order for us to do this, we need to be on the same page. MANAGING EXPECTATIONS…

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5 Mistakes Homeowners Make During a Remodel or Renovation

Read this before DIY’ing your project or hiring someone to do it for you. Choosing to remodel your home is a large investment in both your time and your money, so it’s important to get it right the first time. Here’s 5 remodeling mistakes to avoid so you can get the most out of your…

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The “Rough In” Stage

You may have heard of people in the construction industry using the term “rough” in context of a construction related project. This doesn’t refer to how the project is going (hopefully), but what they most likely are referring to is the “Rough In” stage. Why’s It Called Rough? The term “Rough” in construction refers to…

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Stone Wool Insulation

When it comes to insulating your walls and ceilings, not all insulation is created equal. In a broad sense, the main reason insulation is used is for its thermal resistance, preventing energy loss and saving you energy on your utility bills. Stone wool insulation, commonly reffered to by “mineral wool” or the name brand “Rockwool/Roxul”…

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