Thinking about a room addition?
1. Get several estimates, understanding that the lower estimate is not always the best! The devil is in the details, make sure you carefully understand what each contractor is providing, what might appear to be a lower price, could end up being substantially more. 2. Consult a Realtor or Appraiser Are you putting on the room […]
Storm Damage Repair
Storm Damage Repair Derecho Storm Damage This past Friday June 29,2012, the Washington, DC area was hit hard by what is known as a “Derecho” storm that produced hurricane strength wind shears and widespread damage and power outages. Still one week later, thousands are still without power. The heat-wave in the area has complicated matters, […]
Should I renovate?
Should I renovate? If you’re considering a home renovation, taking the time to ask yourself the following questions- You can save yourself a lot of aggravation later on. Doing a little homework–before you pick up the phone–will not only help you narrow your search for the best firm for your project, but also will help […]
Sales, Manners, Ethics, Warranties etc.
Sales, Manners, Ethics, Warranties etc. For those of us in sales, providing estimates and doing research on products that may be new or that we use infrequently, one can spend hours if you do your research properly! After sending a detailed estimate to a homeowner that you have met with at their home , taken measurements, researched […]
A guide to windows
Buying house windows: A guide to understanding the different styles, types, and materials Old or poorly installed house windows can cost as much in energy over the course of a few years as the cost of installing brand-new windows. Here are a few signs that your home is a good candidate for window replacement: Floor-to-ceiling […]
Velux skylights, let there be light!
Bradley Construction Inc recently completed a 3rd floor renovation of an attic space in NW Washington DC. the improvements consisted of new open cell, icynene insulation. A new air conditioning unit, ultra quiet for the second and third floors of the house. These were very important to make the new space comfortable but what really made […]
Radiant Heating Options
Radiant Heating Options Radiant heating systems supply heat directly to the floor or to panels in the wall or ceiling of a house. The systems depend largely on radiant heat transfer — the delivery of heat directly from the hot surface to the people and objects in the room via infrared radiation. Radiant heating is […]
Questions for your remodeler
Questions for your remodeler It is a familiar story- the homeowner decides on a contractor with a low price, down the road, things start to slow up, workmen don’t show up and before long the contractor has left the job.Nothing is fail safe but one can protect oneself if they concentrate on the basics. Every […]
Lead Remediation Rule Reform bill
Lead Remediation Rule Reform bill- What do you think? For? Against? NARI supports introduction of Senate EPA Lead Remediation Rule Reform bill Inhofe’s re-introduction of legislation will better protect children, pregnant women Des Plaines, Illinois, March 7, 2013—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry applauds Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Environment […]
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