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Siding | Exterior Painting | Concrete Coating | Window Replacements | Doors | Window Treatments

By: Rebecca Harrell
July 1st, 2022

So, you’re preparing to start a home remodeling project and need to find a contractor.  Whether you need foundation repair, want to remodel your primary bathroom, or replace your exterior siding, hiring the right remodeling contractor can be tricky.  If you haven’t worked with a professional home remodeling contractor in a while, you may have unrealistic expectations for the cost and overall quality of work from a contractor.

Siding | Exterior Painting | Concrete Coating | Window Replacements | Doors | Window Treatments

By: Rebecca Harrell
June 28th, 2022

When you’re in the market for a new job, there are many questions and factors you are thinking about.  What kind of position are you looking for? What hours do you need? What skills do you have? What kind of company do you want to work for?  Finding and starting a new career is stressful, no matter what field of work you’re in.  What makes it more stressful? When you find yourself in a job with a company you don’t feel comfortable with.

Siding | Exterior Painting | Concrete Coating | Window Replacements | Doors | Window Treatments

By: Rebecca Harrell
June 20th, 2022

Whether you're looking to start a window replacement, bathroom remodel, or foundation repair, finding the right contractor can be difficult - especially when you're choosing between two or more companies.  Comparing them on a surface level may not be helpful. It's hard to remember exactly what each company told you about themselves, especially if one never stuck out among the others.  What you need is a list of criteria to fairly judge and compare two or more contractors to find the one that will fit your needs for your project. 

Siding | Exterior Painting | Concrete Coating | Window Replacements | Doors | Window Treatments

By: Rebecca Harrell
June 9th, 2022

Searching for employment, applying for prospecting work, and interviewing make up the trifecta that is job hunting.  Whether you’ve been looking for work for a while, are unhappy with your current job, or just want to change things up, finding the right job for you can be stressful.  You’re constantly reading through dozens of job descriptions and debating whether you should apply or not.  After applying for a few potential employers, you finally get a bite. It’s time to go in for an interview.  When preparing for an interview with a company, one of the first things you think about is, “What kind of questions are they going to ask me?”

Concrete Coating

By: Rebecca Harrell
June 3rd, 2022

Whether it’s your driveway, back patio, sidewalk, garage, or company warehouse, you’ve probably grown tired of looking at those cracks and stains in your concrete.  You want to elevate your space, cover those blemishes, and maybe even provide some added safety to your concrete surface. So, you’re looking for an industrial concrete coating that is going to meet all your needs.  Penntek and Simiron are two prominent concrete coating companies in the country. Both manufacturers offer similar products and services, like two-step concrete coatings, chip and quartz systems, and metallic coating options.

Siding | Exterior Painting | Concrete Coating | Window Replacements | Doors | Window Treatments

By: Rebecca Harrell
May 31st, 2022

You know that feeling when you grab something you haven’t used in a while, and you find that it’s broken and unusable? We’ve all been there.  When you discover something is broken, needs repairing, or must be replaced, the first things you probably think of are:  How much you paid for it What it’s going to take to fix or replace it Especially when you find something in your home damaged, like your HVAC, siding, or water heater, you know it must be fixed quickly.