Blog : Building & Construction

Should you get solar now, or wait?

Here is a great review of the efficiency of solar panels in today’s market. It will probably help you if you are on the verge of deciding whether or not to install solar panels. By George Musser Dec 8, 2009 … Continue reading

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Roofing Companies: 4 Roofing Projects to Leave to the Pros

With so many building and home repair companies out there it’s hard to know who does what. Read on to find out what roofing companies do and what they can do for you. Roofing Companies Install New Roofs From residential … Continue reading

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Thermeleon roof tiles make saving energy as clear as black and white

This is a really cool article about the innovative ideas that are coming forth in the roofing industry. It looks like the idea still needs some tweaking. But, we may see more materials like this in the future! By Jeff … Continue reading

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6 Common Types of House Windows

Posted Nov 30, 2009 by WhatYouNeedToKnow A quick look at 6 types of house windows commonly used. Trying to determine what type of house windows will suit your needs, this five minute guide will point you in the right direction … Continue reading

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Steep-Slope Green

New Western-Based Roofing Product is Both Light-Weight & Environmentally Friendly by Rick Weinberg, ArmorLite Roofing Company Roofing contractor Brian Hicks slowly takes a step backward and stares at the roof his crew just completed. “Now that is a thing of … Continue reading

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Protect your home from costly winter crises

by: Anna Powell 9 November 2009 Below is an excerpt of the full article.  To view the complete article, visit http://www.lovemoney.com/news/the-property-ladder/protect-your-home-from-costly-winter-crises-4143.aspx. “The roof over your head. When was the last time you looked at your roof? Take a pair of binoculars … Continue reading

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Rosenthal Plumbing – Humorous Masterpiece

This video is a great humorous masterpiece by a plumbing business.  It outlines a similar work flow that we try to emulate.  It is very funny and creative.  Enjoy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHP5t613rUo]

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Roofing Material: 6 Choices for Your New and Improved Roof

With the variety of roofing materials available these days, here are six options to help make choosing the right one for your roofing project a little easier. Roofing Material #1: Asphalt Shingles Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material … Continue reading

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Building With Green Bricks

Anissa S. Febrina , The Jakarta Post , Jakarta Tue, 09/01/2009 9:36 AM Environment Steel or stone? Bamboo or brick? Concrete or composites? A wiser choice of construction materials could go a long way to transforming our cities into “greener” … Continue reading

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