Posts Tagged ‘general construction’

East Bay Building Contractor Explains Key Contract Section

East Bay General ContractorHome remodelers may come across “general conditions” in their contracts when they work with general construction, air conditioning, or heating professionals. But what are these conditions? Can you ask for edits? What do you need to know to negotiate one of these contracts effectively?

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Common East Bay Heating Drawbacks

In cold weather climates, a general contractor may suggest an HVAC system for new construction projects. However, many older homes have wall and baseboard heaters. Wall and baseboard heaters can be practical in smaller spaces, but they come with several drawbacks. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Hire the Best East Bay General Contractor

bay-area-general-contractorSearching for a general contractor for your home or business can be a complicated process. To most easily locate the right contractor, ask yourself and the potential company the following questions: Read the rest of this entry »

Signs You Need to Call an HVAC Specialist ASAP

east-bay-general-contractorWhether your air conditioning went out during a scorching weekend day, prompting your kids to whine to you incessantly; or you just noticed a musty, unpleasant smell coming from one of your vents, you may have HVAC issues. Is it time to call a general contractor to analyze what’s going wrong before your property suffers serious damage and/or you get sick? Read the rest of this entry »

Home Improvement Tasks You Should Never Do Yourself

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The general contractors at B.A. Morrison has years of experience dealing with complex, dangerous types of work. We’ve trained hard and done many practical, real world projects to acquire our safety knowledge. Unfortunately, Do It Yourselfers (DIYers) who don’t have the same training or skills can get seriously hurt (or hurt others), when they do work that should be reserved for professional contractors.

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Heating Your Home the Energy-Efficient Way

It sounds like a simple problem, but even experienced HVAC consultants and general contractors struggle with it: how do you keep your home or business “just warm enough” to maximize comfort and minimize energy use?

The Second Law of Thermodynamics (which concerns entropy) states that energy will naturally flow from an ordered to a disordered state. If your home is hot, and the outside is cold, the force of entropy will try to disburse energy from your home, until the outside and inside environments are in balance. When it’s 38 degrees outside and raining/ sleeting, that’s not ideal! Read the rest of this entry »

Advice from a Bay Area General Contractor: Prevention is Key

Whether you’re remodeling a fixer-upper, building a new office complex, or you’re already a happy homeowner, your focus should be on one word: prevention. Read the rest of this entry »

You’re looking for a general construction team in Castro Valley to help you remodel your master bathroom. Before you finalize the architectural blueprints and start gutting the bathroom, browse these tips. They’ll make your job simpler, easier, and more cost efficient. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Commercial Property Maintenance

Our Castro Valley general construction team often works with landlords and investors on complex development projects. Whether clients build massive, complex structures or deal with relatively small scale operations, they always face maintenance challenges. Read the rest of this entry »

East Bay Kitchen Remodeling Tips

Anyone who has ever seriously thought about Castro Valley kitchen remodeling can tell you that coming up with a dream kitchen is a lot harder than building that kitchen in reality. Read the rest of this entry »