Residential

Using Drones on a Construction Site

Drone technology is rapidly evolving, and many construction sites rely on drones to help facilitate in many ways. Drones have downward-facing sensors, such as RGB, multispectral, thermal, or LIDAR, and they can capture a great deal of aerial data quickly. For example, surveyors can survey a property in a fraction of minutes, saving time and money. Drones are also useful for monitoring engineering work on...

Alternatives for Exterior Siding- Using EFIS or Stucco

Traditional stucco is applied by attaching a wire mesh to the external walls. A scratch coat of plaster is initially applied, and successive coats are added until the desired thickness is reached. The final or finish coat may have primer added to prepare for paint. Unlike traditional stucco that utilizes natural ingredients and mesh, External Insulation and Finishing Systems (EIFS) use layers that add...

Summer Landscaping Tips

Summer heat can take a toll on lawns. If you mow too low, water too much or too little, or ignore early signs of pests, your grass could quickly become lackluster or even completely die in small or large patches. To keep your lawn looking its best all summer long, try using these summer care tips. Mow at the right height: In summer, adjust your mower height to leave grass taller. Taller grass...

Poured Cement Walls

Most homes built in the early to mid 19th Century have a basement built with cinder blocks. With advancements to cement delivery and design, the poured cement wall has become the first choice of homeowners and builders ever since. Poured cement walls offer greater strength against lateral water pressure and are constructed without joints like those found between blocks. Usually, the only joint with a...

April Showers . . .

The forecast sounds pretty wet for the next few days! Here are a few tips you should consider to help protect your home during heavy rains . . .

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