Home Renovation Tips

Why Disabled Veterans Should Launch Their Own Construction Business

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When your military career comes to an end, it’s time to start thinking about what your future is going to bring. You’ll need a new career to pursue. As you start considering your path, one thing you should think about is how you can transition your military career into something that will make your future more successful. One way to do this is by starting a veteran-owned construction business. Here are a few reasons why you should consider this. Read More»

DIY Tips For Painting Your Old Cabinets

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Do you have cabinets in your home that are looking a bit outdated? If you’re tempted to rip out those cabinets and replace them with new ones, consider some DIY remodeling tips that can help get some new life out of your existing cabinets that have been stained. Here are some tips that will help you do it on your own. Prep It’s important that you remove the doors and hardware before you get started. Read More»

Home Remodeling Contractor Tips For Not Blowing Your Renovation Budget

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When it comes time to renovate one or more rooms in your home, your budget should be your absolute top priority. Before you start dreaming of all of the high-end designer finishes and appliances you can install in your home, first, you need to take a realistic look at your bank account. Once you know how much money you have to work with, then work backward to make a very detailed budget for the remodeling project. Read More»

Crash Trucks: A Guide To The Cushions Of Construction

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Nobody thinks of construction zones as “cushion-y.” However, there is one such piece of equipment that is often referred to as a “cowboy cushion” or a “crash cushion.” While these are all the same names for the same device, it really is not a cushion in the sense of something soft, squishy, or fluffy, either. Yet, it will save your life if you are working in a construction zone and the crash truck (which is another name for this same piece of equipment) absorbs the impact of a car that hits it. Read More»

Why Pre-Built Trusses Make Sense For Building A Barn

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Building a brand new barn is often the only option to make space for keeping your horses, cattle, or other livestock on a raw piece of rural land. While stick-framing techniques involving rafters were once the only option, today’s barn owners can choose to order pre-made trusses instead. These trusses make barn building much easier in many ways, regardless of the style or size of building you need to add to your property. Read More»