Hardie Board Siding

With spring approaching, many of us are looking to spruce up our homes. The first thing that can make a significant difference is the exterior finish of a home. A growing trend, because of its known durability, is cement siding. Hardie board siding, also known as cement board siding, was created by James Hardie. It […]

Radiant Floor Heating

Radiant floor heating is becoming very popular when building a new home or renovating an existing home and is arguably the ideal home heating system. It’s comfortable, efficient, unobtrusive, quiet, and does not blow dust and allergens around the way forced hot air systems do. The benefit of radiant floor heating is a more even […]

Storm Drainage Problems

Rain, rain, go away. Please come back another day. Although spring showers can bring green grass and beautiful flowers, they can also cause drainage problems. There are typically three types of drainage problems homeowners will experience: Site Grading Problems: A well designed grading plan will move surface water away from your foundation and prevent soggy […]

Spring is Finally Here!

What an exciting time to finally get outside! Are you getting the most out of your outdoor space? How about adding a pergola that enables beauty and shading? Maybe a patio or deck is what you’re looking for. Pavers, stamped concrete, Trex and flagstone are all great options to be able to enjoy your outside […]

Benefits of Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) for Homeowners

If you are asking what is ICF? You aren’t alone. ICF stands for Insulated Concrete Forms. Top manufacturers like Reward Wall System created concrete forms that are strong and virtually soundproof. These forms are actually created by joining long hollow “blocks” that are constructed with two strips of polystyrene connected with plastic ties. The ICF […]

How much Does an ICF Home Cost?

While ICF home construction can cost a little more than the traditional wood framed home, ICF homeowners say it is an investment that continues to pay off in numerous ways overtime. However, many customers are pleasantly surprised to learn that an Insulated Concrete Form home is not as financially limiting as they suspect. For a […]

Green Building for Quality Living

High efficiency, sustainable and locally sourced materials are just the beginning of the revolution for green building. It is imperative to build with the future in mind, as well as to tread lightly on the land that sustains us. In order to do so, green builders should source local materials while using the best in […]