Designing Kitchens and Baths
Working with a designer may be a new concept for many of you, Bradley Construction has designers specifically for clients who want help creating a complete design concept that addresses every detail of their existing space. We can help make effective design decisions to help establish a budget that can ease the remodel process. In […]
New Homes, New Trends
If you’ve toured a newly built model home recently, you may have noticed a few things missing: a formal living room or the once-popular two-story family-room. Today’s new homes are a bit more practical and reflect the way people live: in their “Family Center” an oversized, open great room with a center island kitchen, a casual […]
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 […]
Roofing ventilation, Excessive Energy Costs
Roofing Excessive Energy Costs There is a lot of talk about ventilation in a home’s attic, here is why- Insufficient attic ventilation causes heating/cooling system to run excessively causing homeowner to spend more on their electric bills. In warm weather, inadequate roofing ventilation will trap hot air in the attic, causing air conditioning systems to work […]
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, […]
Advertising, windows etc, enticements and spectacular offers
Advertising, windows etc. enticements and spectacular offers Driving in the car the other day, listening to ESPN 980 in Washington DC, I am hearing a commercial for replacement windows. These windows are supposedly great, manufactured locally to “work well with our climate” is their pitch. Since most of your performance is in the winter when […]
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 […]
Paint or stain cedar siding?
Here is some dialog on the subject- many times beauty is in the eye of the beholder but for my money, stain is the way to go; some other thoughts…. Paint or Stain my cedar clapboard siding? Posted by mrmichaeljmoore on Fri, Apr 18, 13 at 15:04 I have gotten a few estimates to paint […]
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 […]
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