construction--contractors

Why Do You Need To Waterproof The Exterior Of Your Foundation Or Basement?

Waterproofing the exterior of a house that's under construction is relatively simple because the foundation and/or basement walls of the home are already exposed. The construction allows you (or the contractors, rather) to waterproof as much as needed with little disruption to the construction process. It's quite a different story when the house is already complete and the landscaping installed—especially an older house with established landscaping. That process involves excavating the soil around the home and is more time-consuming and disruptive—but that waterproofing needs to be done, and it needs to be exterior, not interior.

7 Ways To Continue Doing Business From A Facility Despite Commercial Construction Work

One of the biggest obstacles to carrying out commercial construction work is having to temporarily shut down a business facility. Shutting down any of your facilities for construction work might cut into your revenues and therefore profits. However, with a little resourcefulness and careful planning, you may be able to continue to conduct business from a facility even while you have commercial construction work going on. The following are seven ways to continue doing business from a facility despite commercial construction work.

Green Builder: Residential Construction With More Environmentally Friendly Solutions

Whether you are looking to build the home of your dreams or just remodel a living space in your home, an environmentally friendly building can help to create a healthier environment for you and your family. The following green home design information will provide you with what you need for environmentally friendly building options for your project. Types of Green Building Designs You first want to consider the type of green building techniques you want to use for your project.

Restoring Your Commercial Building Following Major Damage

If your business's building has suffered major damage from fires, floods, or other causes, it can be a necessary investment to have the property restored. Unfortunately, a business leader that is experiencing this problem with their commercial building for the first time may not always know the steps that they should be taking. Assess The Full Scope Of The Damage The first step in the restoration process will be the need to fully assess the scope of the damage that the property has suffered.

3 Possible Solutions For Failing Foundation Walls

If you have a house that you love, but the foundation has begun to crack and fail, you are probably feeling pretty overwhelmed. A failing foundation can let lots of water into the home, and that water can lead to mold, pest problems, and deteriorating structures. As the foundation shifts and collapses, other structural components, like walls and floors, may crack as well. Should you abandon the home or simply accept that it will continue to deteriorate in the coming years?