Posts Tagged ‘Construction’

Bathroom Remodeling: DIY or Call a Professional?

jaymillergc4Remodeling an old bathroom sounds like a job for professionals, but homeowners can have a few reservations hiring one. The labor cost plus the materials can be overbearing and beyond the means of an average income earner.  Bathroom remodeling, however, is a serious business. If done incorrectly, the cost will double and the value of the house may also suffer. When planning the upgrade, think about the pros and cons of having a professional take over. Continue reading “Bathroom Remodeling: DIY or Call a Professional?” »

Creating the Perfect Log Cabin Style Home

LOG CABINWAre you seeking the perfect and charming log cabin style home? Have you saved up to find the perfect place to relax and spend your days reveling in the smells of pine and hardwood? But how can you get from the unknown to dream log cabin style home? Follow these steps to help create the perfect log cabin style home. Continue reading “Creating the Perfect Log Cabin Style Home” »

The Growth Of Modular Construction

Too often when people consider a new construction project they imagine the process in too narrow a scope. Classic construction is a matter of raw materials assembled in front of your eyes. These days, however, modular construction has become a legitimate option for both commercial and residential projects. Continue reading “The Growth Of Modular Construction” »

Where to Find Reviews on Building Contractors

Since the housing market has started picking up in 2013, more Americans are purchasing fixer-upper homes for a good price and doing full-scale remodeling. Some prefer to stay put and simply choose to do repairs or to remodel. Others buy the land and build a house from scratch so they won’t have to worry about mortgage payments. When it comes to building a home or home renovation, you want to find the right building contractor for the job. You want to get what you are paying for and you need someone you can trust with your investment. Don’t just rely on word of mouth but also do your own research of building contractors online. Here are two reputable sites you can visit to help you decide. Continue reading “Where to Find Reviews on Building Contractors” »

Construction Industry Jobs

155604654_271132f38a_zThe last two years have been a tough time for people working in the construction industry. The outlook for new jobs in this sector is not looking too great, and the industry can’t afford to take another big hit anytime soon. Many on the Green side think that the energy efficient, sustainable or green movements will enhance the jobs in home construction. Although I am not entirely optimistic about this idea, it certainly is a possibility. Government projects will certainly help aid large scale construction projects, although the impact would not be as large in the residential housing industry. Many home builders have gone back to building the lowest price home possible.

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Green Building Services for a Green World

Recycle BuildingAs the reality of Global Climate Change has been increasingly accepted around the world, it’s presumed effects have prompted examinations of how we live out lives. One of the principal changes that have been quick to take hold to cope with the new realities is the emergence of Green Building. This is the application of the adage ‘reduce, re-use, recycle’.

Traditional construction processes generate enormous waste streams, and now many green building services are emerging as a result of a gap in the market. If we move toward employing more environmentally sensitive design and construction techniques and materials, it would have a huge impact on a wide range of areas. Reducing the construction-related solid waste streams that are now routinely buried in landfills and using renewable resource-derived building materials and energy efficient appliances and lighting would result in lowering the carbon footprint of our homes and vacation retreats.

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New Siding? So Many Options!

When it comes to dealing with exterior damage of your house, it’s important to get an expert’s opinion on various types of materials if you don’t consider yourself to be the “handyman” type. One element of your home that can be easily damaged and has a strong impact on the style or appearance of a house is its siding. There are many options to consider as far as materials are concerned when choosing new siding. PM Environmental can help provide cost-effective, innovative solutions for any construction project.

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