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Exterior Home Aging and Damage

Older homes hold a particular charm for some people. They were built with interesting details and unique wood work that is not found in today’s modern style homes. As homes age so do the components that keep it strong, sturdy and safe. Take a look at different areas of your home that could experience damage from aging.

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Custom Carpentry: Beautiful and Functional

Your home is your castle, or palace as the case may be, and should reflect your personality and lifestyle. Furniture styles, paint schemes, and floor coverings can help define your living space, but custom cabinetry and fine woodworking can also work toward your goal. Whether you prefer a formal elegance throughout your home, the sheer clean design of a modern style, or the rough and practical style of a traditional cottage or cabin, your kitchen cabinets and living room mantel can demonstrate your tastes when guests come over or according to the general style you prefer to see at home.

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What to Consider When Choosing Fascia

How your home looks on the outside contributes to the overall value of your home. Most homeowners want to have a unified theme when it comes to your home, even when it comes to the smallest details. One small detail is the fascia on your home. As an exterior component, choosing the right fascia can make all the difference in curb appeal and function.

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Contractors and the Services they Provide: Good, Better, and Best

As a homeowner you've probably worked with a contractor on occasion but it's likely not someone you work with regularly. When a job comes up and you need a contractor for either repairs or upgrades and renovations, there are a few aspects of the business you should be aware of before hiring. You know to get three price quotes, but price isn't the end-all, be-all consideration toward who you hire. Of course you want the best price, but just as important is for the job to be conducted professionally and efficiently, and done right.

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Make Your Home Awesome with Custom Carpentry

Whether you live in a new house built to generic standards for sales appeal or an older house which needs some TLC or customization to suit your style, carpentry upgrades are a relatively simple and inexpensive way to make the house you like into the home you love. An experienced contractor will know what the project needs structurally while incorporating your tastes into the overall design.

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Building Beyond Code: Taking Pride in the Job

Although building codes may seem like unnecessary bureaucratic rules at times, it’s important to remember the codes have a reason as they prevent structural failures.

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Understanding Your Options for Insulation

When it comes to insulation in your home, there are a lot of factors you should consider. With the goal of protecting your home from the inside out, you want to make sure that you have the best insulation possible. The following are things you should consider if you are contemplating re-insulating your home or choosing the initial insulation for a new home.

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Metal Roofing May Be Your Best Option for Roofing

When it comes to your roofing, you want the best material that will last a long time. Additionally, if you are like most homeowners, saving a little money on your energy costs is a great benefit as well. Over the years, our team at The Construction Group has found that metal roofs may be your best option when you are looking for roofing material to meet your needs.

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Tricking Out Your House with Trim Carpentry

If you’re like most people, after buying a house you want to make some alterations. A new house may have been built to a generic styling for sales appeal, and older house might have somebody else’s personal style about it. Along with painting, trim carpentry is a relatively simple way to make the home take on the personality of your family.

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