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Say Goodbye To Cheap Light Bulbs
January 2, 2014 – 8:54 am | 2 Comments
Say Goodbye To Cheap Light Bulbs

Incandescent Light Bulbs No More
The end of the road has finally come for the cheap light bulb. As of January 1, 2014 incandescent light bulbs can no longer be manufactured or imported into the United …

Custom Colonial Style Fireplace Mantel
December 24, 2013 – 8:18 am | 5 Comments
Custom Colonial Style Fireplace Mantel

Custom Fireplace Mantel
There’s something about a beautiful fireplace and mantel that really makes a home feel warm and inviting. A fireplace mantel can also be a beautiful prominent architectural feature. I’ve built a couple custom …

How To Install A Wall Safe
December 23, 2013 – 3:05 pm | No Comment
How To Install A Wall Safe

Installing a Biometric Wall Safe
Many home owners choose to buy safes for their home to protect valuable jewelry, documents and even guns. One of the more popular choices today are the biometric wall safes. Installing …

Fall Protection – OSHA Guideline for Residential Construction
October 2, 2013 – 4:48 pm | One Comment
Fall Protection – OSHA Guideline for Residential Construction

Fall Protection Systems for OSHA compliant Residential Construction
If you’ve ever worked on a roof, scaffolding, or pump jacks 2 or 3 stories high you know it can be a bit frightening. But like we often …

Dust Containment at a Health Care Facility
May 19, 2013 – 1:36 pm | No Comment
Dust Containment at a Health Care Facility

Containing Dust at Nursing Home During Renovation Work
Dust certainly seems to be one of the hottest safety topics in the construction industry for the last few years since the EPA announced sweeping new Lead Paint …

Planning A Home Addition – Ten Tips To Consider
May 5, 2013 – 7:03 pm | No Comment
Planning A Home Addition – Ten Tips To Consider

Adding Living Space with an Addition
Every year thousands of home owners decide to add an addition to their home for increased living space, more functionality or simply a new look to their home. Before jumping …

Farmers Porch On Colonial Style House
March 6, 2013 – 6:00 am | 26 Comments
Farmers Porch On Colonial Style House

Farmers Porch
When I designed our new house my wife only had a couple of must haves. The biggest wish on her list was a full length farmers porch. I was skeptical at first because I …

Building Material Costs Outpacing Inflation
January 26, 2013 – 11:06 am | 3 Comments
Building Material Costs Outpacing Inflation

Bad News for New Home Construction Market
January 2013 – A recent article from the LA Times is painting a bad picture for builders this year. The cost of essential building materials are rising significantly and …