construction--contractors

A Few Ways Commercial Electrical Systems Are Different Than Residential Systems

Regardless of the type of business you operate, the electrical needs and the way the system was installed are going to be different from what you have in your home. While most electricians are initially trained to work on all types of systems, once they start working, they tend to choose to work with residential, commercial, or industrial systems. When you have an electrical issue at a retail setting, you need to contact a commercial electrician to solve the problem.

Buying An Older Home? Why You Should Install A New Roof

Older homes tend to have a level of charm and class that you really don't find anymore. The architecture is unique so you're able to avoid the "cookie-cutter" feel that sometimes comes with newer places. If you're into old-world themes and enjoy living in a house that is different from the rest you'll typically find it when you buy an older home. However, along with the great perks of a weathered home, there are some added maintenance responsibilities.

Asphalt Drying Time: What Are The Influential Factors?

If you have decided to invest in an asphalt surface, such as a driveway, it is important that you understand it is not a process that will be completed overnight. Newly poured asphalt needs sufficient time to cure prior to weight being put on it. Asphalt is applied while hot, and asphalt hardens as the material cools. There are two main factors that impact the curing time: temperature and humidity. Keep reading to learn more.

Kitchen Trends To Consider Incorporating During Your Remodel

Are you thinking of remodeling your kitchen to give it a fresh, new look? This is a great year to do it, since many of the current kitchen trends are timeless features that are likely to stick around. Here are five such kitchen trends that you may want to incorporate during your remodel. Black Cabinets For years, white and light-colored cabinets were pretty ubiquitous in kitchens. This meant that if you also wanted a light-colored counter and light walls, your entire space would look pretty bright.

Renovating Your Business Location? Important Asbestos Information For Business Owners

Business owners who own or lease a location in an older building should be aware of asbestos and the potential dangers it can have on their employees, customers, and clients, especially when planning renovations. While widely banned for use in construction applications more than four decades ago, many commercial buildings are still in use that were built before the ban, and have not yet undergone the process to have it removed.