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Remodeling On A Budget

Remodeling On A Budget

It can be difficult and tiring to hire a contractor. Although there are many companies that advertise remodeling services, not all of them are qualified. Contractors advertise every day that they don't have any insurance coverage in case something goes...

Planning A Commercial Remodel

Planning A Commercial Remodel

When planning a commercial remodel, you will first want to determine the scope of the project. If the remodeling project is large enough, it could include an entire building overhaul. The design of the building itself will dictate the materials you can use to make the...

License to Build

License to Build

Finding the perfect commercial contractor to put together a project requires time and research. It is important that your contractor has experience, knowledge, skill, and affordability. Your commercial contractor also needs to have the proper licensure. I know that...

Pre-Construction Services

Pre-Construction Services

There are several steps involved in commercial construction. With everything that needs to be planned and executed, it is important to know exactly what needs to be done as part of the pre-construction process. When planning and designing a project it is crucial that...

First Impressions

First Impressions

You only have one chance to make a first impression. This is true in personal encounters, but even more so when you are trying to sell your business to prospective clients. The first thing that a possible customer will see is the outside of your building. The inside...

Dodging Delays

Dodging Delays

When putting together a commercial construction project, delays are part of the process. Commercial projects require a lot of different moving parts to come together as one, and if any one of these pieces does not fit in properly, costly delays may be incurred....

Universal Design – Part 2

Universal Design – Part 2

Division 9 is a group of professional, qualified contractors who pride themselves on being more than capable in all areas of construction and design. As the popularity of universal design increases, the number of age-in-place design experts grows with it. While many...

Universal Design – Part One

Universal Design – Part One

People age. It is one of the unavoidable facts of life. Every day, we get older. As we age, our needs change. An older person requires different amenities for living a comfortable life than a younger person does, and that is regardless of health. People with chronic...

Roof Maintenance

Roof Maintenance

Your roof is one of the largest parts of your home. It offers your home protection against harsh weather. Roofs are designed to last for many years, but after receiving daily punishment from the elements, eventually, it may require repair. The smallest leak can cause...

Designing a Budget

Designing a Budget

Hiring a contractor can be a daunting and tiresome task. There are thousands of companies advertising remodeling services, but not all are qualified. There are also contractors that advertise daily that don't have insurance coverage if something goes wrong.  That...

All in a Day’s Work

All in a Day’s Work

Everything that we have in this world has a starting point that came before the item was completed. A meal, a book, a garden, or a building, all have to be built from scratch. From a vision in the mind’s eye to seeing the finished project requires construction. When...

Buildings with a Purpose, Part 2

Buildings with a Purpose, Part 2

Commercial Contractors are general contractors who have experience and specialize in commercial construction for businesses. The commercial contractor will need to have excellent working relationships with the various sub-contractors required for the job. As a client,...

Buildings with a Purpose, Part 1

Buildings with a Purpose, Part 1

Commercial Construction encapsulates any buildings that are designed for the purpose of making money, but that does not narrow it down a lot. If you really want to get down to it, someone's home can be looked at as a building used to make money. But that makes the...

Determining the Cost

Determining the Cost

The old saying goes that “it takes money to make money.” This adage holds true in all aspects of business, especially in the world of commercial construction. Commercial construction applies to buildings that are designed for making money. From small businesses to the...