We focus on building above code. Building codes, local and national, define the construction standard requirements for safety and durability in new building projects and remodels. Since early times, governing bodies have instituted these guidelines. They explain how components of any structure should be built and reinforced to protect people from bad workmanship and materials. These rules and regulations are very serious and must be followed.Continue reading
In colder climates, like Eastern Pennsylvania, winters are not getting milder. When we are exposed to several consecutive below-freezing days and nights that extend into weeks, the low temperatures can affect many of the exterior components of our homes. This includes shallow foundations that do not reach below the frost line. This is why you need to consider a frost protection foundation for your home.Continue reading
Design-build is becoming a widely used strategy for new construction, refurbishing, and remodeling projects. Essentially this means the same company that performs the initial planning, design, and concept development is the company that executes the plan.