Even in older condo buildings, residents and owners can make changes to reduce their energy usage and their impact on the environment. Here are just some of the ways you can update your old condo building to reduce your monthly bills and your impact on Mother Nature.
If you are about to put your older home on the market, you will have to compete with new builds in your area. Spending a few dollars on some carefully-chosen renovations can earn you more in the long run and ensure that your home sells quickly.
Everyone has their own tips and tricks that help you to build faster and more accurately. Here are some of the best construction tips shared by seasoned pros.
Not practicing good scaffolding safety protocols can result in damage to property and equipment and, more importantly, injuries to workers. Always keep up to date on code and safety requirements and ensure that scaffolding safety protocols are followed so your jobsite is safe for you and your crew.
Traditionally, wall sheathing is placed horizontally on the studs with an open joint seam running through the middle of the wall system. Now some innovative wall sheathing manufacturers are creating engineered taller wall sheathing panels that can be installed vertically. This provides a number of advantages for builders including lower labor costs and improved energy envelopes.
Most clients will think that hardwood flooring is a ‘set it and forget it’ aspect of their homes, and few will realise the importance of maintaining their indoor environment in order to ensure that their hardwood flooring stays pristine. When clients don’t maintain a consistent environment, you get expensive callbacks and a lack of customer satisfaction.
Calculating the cost for trades is easy enough, but when you are billing for your own team, things can get a little complicated. Knowing exactly what your in-house labor costs you for every job can help you to maximize your profit margins, improve scheduling and take the customer experience to a whole new level.