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Yesterday we took another look at the Electric Meter that is on the outside of your home. We did get a call pointing out that occas
This week let’s take a look at some of the other mechanical systems within your new home. So far we have examined heating, some of
We will conclude our discussion about various types of heat with a discussion of Cold Climate Heat Pumps t
We have looked at Radiant Heat, Steam heat, and today let’s take a look at Forced Hot
Today we are going to take a look at a system of heat that was used virtually everywhere but, has become less popular in recent year
The other day we started a conversation about how to heat your new home. Every “heating device” is a machine that makes either Hot
Several days ago, we talked about the tasks your carpenter will need to do inside the home.
Many times, the first job for the carpenter is to build the stairs down to the basement. We talked about this yesterday and the obv
Yesterday we introduced you to what the carpenter does outside, mainly install siding. Many new homes today are using Vinyl Siding
On your job right now you have the excavator guy outside with his machinery building all sorts of things. And, one of those tasks i
Yesterday we talked about how it was so important to have a licensed master electrician do the finish work on your house so that the
Yesterday we walked through the tasks that the excavator needs to accomplish and today let’s do the same for The Electrician. All m
Yesterday we reviewed those things the excavator needs to complete at your new home. Today let’s take a look at the plumber’s tasks
Now that the delivery is completed and of course all of the specialized trucks’ carriers are taken back to the plant; what happens n
Finally, your big day has arrived, and it is now time for have the Set Crew and The Crane
The foundation is all done, the backfilling is all set and good to go, you have taken care of a million sm
As of yesterday, everything is ready and finished, all that seems to be left is to wait for the house to be delivered. Well………………,
So far, we have both the footings and walls are poured, water-proofed, perimeter drains are installed, and most likely insulated.
Once the foundation walls have been built and the forms are removed you still have two more things to do before the excavator backfi