HOMEOWNER EDUCATION BLOG

Remodeling should be a joy, not an inconvenience.

Simplifying all aspects of the residential construction process, without all the unnecessary jargon.

Components of a Heated Tile Floor

Adding floor warming to your bathroom, kitchen, or other room you have tile in makes it feel a bit more inviting and comforting. It’s one of those things that you may not think you would need, but once you have...

Pros and Cons of PVC Trim

Cellular PVC trim is a wood replacement product most commonly used in exterior applications. The applications are similar to wood, except it won’t rot, crack, cup, split or warp like wood and its resistive to termites and wood boring insects....

10 Reasons to Hire a Contractor vs. DIY

Attempting to tackle a home remodel can sound enticing, but often homeowners are overwhelmed and find themselves biting off more than they can chew.   Here’s 10 reasons to consider hiring a contractor instead of doing the project yourself.  ...

Be Cautious Choosing the “Lowest Bidder”

Choose your contractor based on VALUE, not just price. In the construction industry, it’s pretty common for homeowners to feel they should get three “bids” from their potential contractors and either choose the lowest bidder, or the one in the...

Home Protection And Cleanliness

Treating your home like it's ours Most homeowners fear the disruption associated with remodeling and renovating, so we’re committed to be the least intrusive to your home and routine as possible. Whether it’s a working or non-working day, extreme care...

The Scope of Work

The Scope of Work (also referred to as the Work Scope) in a construction project is an item-by-item description outlining exactly the work that will be done, as well as any work excluded from the project. Communication is Key A...

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...

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...

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....

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...

ABOUT THE SERIES

Are you a homeowner looking to remodel your home, add on to your home, build your custom dream home, or just want to learn more about the construction process? Well, we're here to help.

Our Mission

We strive to build a beautifully crafted home that you and your family will love. We want to make the construction process a satisfying and rewarding experience for our clients and our goal is to create spaces and relationships that will stand the test of time.

 

Attention to detail, craftsmanship and care are what we here at TEKRA Builders are all about.

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