The Pros And Cons Of Using Fly Ash In Concrete For Renovations

Fly Ash In Concrete

If you’re not in the concrete industry, you may have never heard of fly ash before.  For the layperson, fly ash is a byproduct of coal burning that is often used as an additive when mixing concrete.  The pros and cons of using fly ash in concrete for renovations are many and there are varying […]

Four Tips for Beginning a Commercial Construction Project

Commercial Construction Project Tips

A commercial construction project is a huge endeavour that requires proper planning.  If you’re about to undertake such a job, there are some basic things which you should consider before getting underway.  To help your project come to fruition, we’ve put together a list of four tips for beginning a commercial construction project. Establish Long […]

Five Questions To Ask A Contractor Before Hiring

Questions To Ask Your Contractor

Whether for commercial or residential construction, a contractor is generally a necessary requirement for getting the job done.  However, hiring a contractor can be tricky business.  Asking questions of potential contractors is most often the best way of assessing if they’re right for the job.  In this post, we list five questions to ask a […]

Four Tips for Painting a Commercial Kitchen

Painting A Commercial Kitchen

While you may have had experience painting your personal kitchen, it’s important to understand that painting a commercial kitchen is an entirely different proposition.  Things such as hygiene and ease of cleaning might be important in both types of kitchens, but it’s highly unlikely you’ll have a health inspector regularly grading your home kitchen.  For […]

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Commercial Contractor

Choosing A Commercial Contractor

When it’s time for a commercial construction project, choosing the right commercial contractor is essential.  It’s a sensitive task that can be fraught with difficult-to-make decisions, but getting it right can be the difference between getting exactly what you want versus endlessly dealing with headaches and problems.  To help your search, we’ve put together this […]

What is Green Construction?

What Is Green Construction

As politicians struggle to find ways to combat climate change, businesses and regular citizens have begun to take matters into their own hands.  The construction industry is no exception.  Construction sites can generate a lot of waste, overuse energy and materials energy and contribute to carbon production.  Green construction aims to mitigate these destructive tendencies.  […]

Why Relationships are Good Business in Commercial Construction

What Is Green

When most people think of commercial construction, they’re thinking about bricks and mortar, paint and flooring, plumbing and electricity. Very seldom are relationships the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about commercial construction. But relationships are extremely important in all aspects of life – including an industry that might be known more for […]

Four Considerations When Building A Warehouse

Considerations For Warehouse Construction

To the average person, building a warehouse might seem like a straightforward project. Slap up four walls and a roof and you’ve got yourself a warehouse, right? Well, maybe. Not really. Planning and design are just as important in warehouse construction as they are when you’re building your own home. Failure to give the process […]

How to Choose the Best Commercial Carpet

Commercial Carpeting

Choosing and buying carpeting isn’t everyone’s favourite way to spend their time and money. However, when it needs to be done, it’s important to be done right. You’ll have to live with your choice for a long time. Choosing the right carpet can be even more difficult in a commercial setting. There are many more […]

What is The Best Type of Lighting for Office Productivity?

The lighting in your office can have a huge effect on employee creativity and productivity.  This can be intuitively experienced by simply spending some time in bright sunshine and seeing how it affects your energy levels and mood.  Compare that to time spent in a dark, dreary basement and it’s easy to see how important […]