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Dust Control: A Simple Way for Builders and Contractors To Impress Customers While Saving Money

The creation of dust during construction and remodeling activities is a common problem among contractors. To reduce clean up, contractors typically want to contain messy, dusty areas as much possible. The best way to do this is to invest in dust control supplies. Dust control includes any item that limits the spread of debris to a single well-contained area. Dust control products include temporary barrier systems, plastic sheeting, floor and cabinet coverings, shoe covers, and other supplies.

Contractors should use dust control because it is a great way to save money and impress customers. Dust control products improve customer satisfaction and increase referrals by showing customers that you care about minimizing messes from dust, debris, and other construction materials. Since dust control contains dust generated in the work area, it makes clean up quicker and more efficient, saving you money on labor costs.

Temporary barrier systems such as ZipWall create … Read More

Green Remodeling: Saving Money and Creating a Healthy Home

When planning a renovation of your kitchen, bathrooms, or adding additional living space to the home, talk to a professional contractor about creating a house that is more efficient and safer to live in. The benefits of green remodeling include saving money through greater efficiency, improving indoor air and water quality and reducing the negative impact on the environment.

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Energy efficiency is the top reason why homeowners choose green remodeling, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers. Homeowners save money on utility bills when the home is more energy efficient. This is an attractive feature to home buyers, so creating an energy efficient home also adds to its market value. A certified contractor can conduct an energy evaluation of the home and suggest changes that can be made through professional remodeling or even simple changes, like using newer energy-saving lights or installing a programmable thermostat.… Read More

Home Remodeling – Top 5 Energy Saving Projects for Remodeling Your Home

Millions of American homeowners plan to remodel instead of move. If you plan to remodel your home, here are some of the most effective projects when it comes to recapturing more of your hard-earned dollars by lowering your home’s energy usage.

1. Insulation

The first one, though it won’t show on the outside, is adding a layer of insulation to your attic. To decide if your home could use an upgrade, check to see how much you already have. If it’s less than twelve inches, adding another layer will lessen your energy bills significantly.

2. Windows

Replacing wood windows with energy-efficient vinyl windows can also offer a relatively quick payback in energy costs. If the cost of replacing all your windows at once is beyond your budget, start by replacing south and west-facing windows first, to save on summer cooling costs. Then replace your east and north-facing windows to reduce … Read More