Preventing Short-Term Subletting

3 February 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

People are always looking for a way to make a quick buck, and the rising popularity of short-term apartment or home rentals can be enticing to tenants hoping to pad their monthly income. Unfortunately, short-term subletting can create a host of problems for you as a landlord. Your property management company can be a valuable ally in the fight against subletting. Be sure that your property manager is willing to engage in the following activities to ensure short-term subletting doesn't leave your property in disrepair. Read More 

Building A Low Maintenance Deck That Will Last For Many Years

21 December 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Building a new deck for your home is a big project and you don't want to have to redo it in a couple years. Wooden decks can be affected by the weather even if you use pressure treated lumber but there is a material that you can use to simplify the process and have a deck that will not need much attention over the years but still looks great. Choosing A Design Read More 

It Takes Time: From Greatest To Least, Kitchen Renovation Project Durations

16 November 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Kitchen renovations can be both exciting and challenging. Mostly, they are time-consuming. Some aspects of the renovation take more time than others. Before you get started on your project, let's assume that you are attempting to DIY this major project, and that you do not have to go to a day job during the day. Then you will see more clearly how long it takes to complete the following projects, from the greatest to least amount of time. Read More 

What To Consider For Fire Protection In Your Commercial Building

14 October 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're having a new building constructed for your company or having an old building renovated, one thing you'll want to do is have a fire protection system in place. Fire protection is essential for a commercial building since may lives could be affected by a fire considering the number of employees and clients that enter your building daily. You could also stand to lose inventory due to fire, smoke, or water damage if a fire breaks out in your building. Read More 

Three Questions To Answer Before A Kitchen Renovation

13 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Remodeling your kitchen is one of the projects in your home that can add value to it. Before you start the project though, you need to work with your contractor to create a plan that will result in the desired effect. Here are some questions that you need to consider before and during your discussions with your contractor. When Will the Materials Arrive? Many home improvement projects are delayed because of materials that are not readily available. Read More