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Enhance Your Business’s Curb Appeal

Does Your Business Need a Facelift? How often have you heard that homes sell quicker or are valued higher when they have curb appeal?  We hear it all the time!  Did you know that the same can be true for your business?  Depending on the type of service you offer, curb appeal can play a vital role in enticing customers to …

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bill

ENERGY SAVING TIPS It is common to feel sticker shocked when you first receive your energy bill at the start of winter and/or summer.  In order to keep your business or home warm during the winter and cool during summer, your HVAC system may run frequently.  Which in turn can drive your energy bill through the roof. Immediately you may become more conscious …

Construction Year In Review

2016 Year In Review

   2016 Year In Review As we move into 2017, we thought it was an appropriate time to reflect on the past year.  It is always a good time to look at the areas you did well in and areas that need improvement.  Also, as we look back on 2016, we realize that we are most grateful for you.  You, the …

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Construction Project Approval Process

Why You Should Begin Planning Now for Your Commercial Construction Project Spring and summer are often a busy time for the construction industry.  This is the time that you don’t have to worry about construction delays due to weather or extra costs associated with winter conditions.  If you’re considering constructing a new building or renovating an existing site in the spring, start planning …

Construction Change Order

Change Orders and Their Effect on Construction

Do you have a construction project underway or ready to begin?  Have you considered the possibility of change orders and their impact they can have on your project? Change orders can occur and are often unavoidable during the construction process.  A change order is work that is added or deleted from the original scope of work and as a result …

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Business Owners’ Feedback on the Commercial Construction Process

We understand that the construction process from beginning to end can be daunting, starting with approvals all the way through to the project’s close-out.  Each experience can differ, whether you have completed one commercial construction project or multiple projects, if your project was ground-up construction or a renovation, and depending on what local jurisdiction your project is located in.  Though …

Storm Water

Your Solution to Storm Water Management

Storm Water Management Have you ever seen certain areas or property developments that flood or have standing water every time it rains?  This occurs when water doesn’t have a way to infiltrate the ground.  Water runoff needs a place to go to prevent flooding, erosion, pollution and other environmental issues.  Control and treatment of water runoff is called storm water management.   There are a …

Sustainable Green Roof

Why You Should Invest in a Green Roof

Benefits of a Green Roof Types of construction today are very different than 50 years ago.  Today “green” construction and the use of sustainable and environmentally friendly materials are becoming more standard and desirable. Green Roofs, Vegetated Roofs or Living Roofs are one type of “green” construction.  Green roofs can be installed on existing or new buildings.  Existing building installation …