Everything Including the Kitchen Sink: Working With General Contractors

Shopping for Plasterboard? 3 Types You Should Know and Where to Best Use Them

If you are having a remodelling project in your home, chances are you are thinking of installing plasterboard. This material is excellent for use in your walls and ceilings for protection against things such as moisture or even fire. Plasterboards can also be used to provide sound insulation. While all types of plasterboard are usually made from the same material (a plaster of compressed gypsum), treatment methods used are often different. Read More 

How to Keep Your Commercial Exhaust Hood in Good Working Order

Most commercial kitchens are required to have some type of exhaust hood, meaning a special vent above the stovetop that pulls up hot air and pushes it outside the building. This keeps the kitchen cool and can also help to control the risk of fire, as the exhaust hood can deprive a fire of oxygen and cause it to burn out more quickly. Note that a commercial exhaust hood is more than just a vent, as it typically has a fan that pulls air into the hood and also has a filter for keeping out grease and condensation. Read More 

Should You Invest in Zone Control as Part of Your New AC Installation?

  As the weather warms up, you are likely taking notice of how comfortable your home is. If your existing air conditioning system is not as efficient as it used to be, it may be time to consider replacement. However, there are quite a few things to consider when it comes to the purchase and installation of a new AC system, including whether or not you should upgrade your thermostats. Read More 

Common Misconceptions During the Designing of Cooling Towers

Some owners of manufacturing plants that need cooling towers incur unnecessary costs by asking cooling tower designers to include features that have little bearing on the effective performance of the tower. Such factory owners may be under the influence of common misconceptions about cooling tower designs. This article discusses some of the misconceptions that you should not believe when you are discussing the design of your cooling towers. Less Drift Results in Less Water Consumption Read More 

Some Questions You Might Have About Timber Windows

Timber or wood windows can be a very nice addition to any home, as they have a traditional appearance that can offset the look of aluminum siding, and they can be painted or stained any color so you can change their appearance over the years whenever you repaint your home's exterior or just want a fresh look. If you're thinking about timber windows, note a few questions you might have about this material and these windows overall, and then discuss the option with a window contractor. Read More 

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Everything Including the Kitchen Sink: Working With General Contractors

When you hire a general contractor, you are truly hiring a Renaissance person. They don't just know about roofs or sinks, plumbing or electrics. They know about it all, and their expertise can be critical as you work on your home. Hi! My name is Wanda, and I love projects. However, I could have never accomplished many of my biggest project without the help of a contractor. In this blog, I am going to give you all the tips you need to work with a contractor. Want to know how to find one? Which questions to ask? Which materials are the best? I plan to write about all of that and more. I hope that you like my blog. Thanks for reading!