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How to Remove Animals from the Attic

Animals seek shelter from cold in the attic

If you live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, chances are you have noticed the change in weather in the last few weeks. Temperatures during the day are now pleasant, and temperatures at night seem downright cold. If you are like many other people, you tend to spend more time inside during the winter.  Animals have the exact same thinking that we do. Whenever it gets cold, they tend to seek warm shelter just like us. That shelter can come in the form of your attic, walls, subfloor or many other areas of your house or commercial property. Animals are seeking this shelter for warmth, to protect themselves from the elements, to breed, and to feed. While this can seem harmless to you, it is not the case for your home.

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Finding New Buildings in the Dust of the Old

With the continued and growing emphasis on sustainability in construction we could be on the verge of a radical shift in how we think about the current stock of buildings. The time may be coming when we stop planning for building replacement, and instead plan for building reuse. That in turn would significantly change the roles of designers and builders.

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How To Build A Construction Plan

Learn how to market your contractor business professionally. In depth knowledge of attracting clients with online marketing strategies and deep thinking about who you want your clients to be.

The housing industry has proceeded at a red-hot pace for several years running. An all-time record was set in 1998, when 886,000 new-site single family homes were sold. That represented a 10% gain from the robust total of 804,000 homes sold in 1997, and an 8.1% rise from the prior record of 819,000 units in 1977. Single-family housing construction accounted for $48 million of the total $125 million generated in the industry.

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Construction Honored with AGC Builders

Last night, Construction was honored to accept a Best Builders Award from the Associated General Contractors of Vermont for the construction of the $31.3 million Vermont Public Health Laboratory. There is so much to celebrate about this project – from both a construction and community perspective – and it was so gratifying to have that impact formally recognized in the contracting community.

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Construction Forklift Buyers Guide

A forklift used at one construction site might not be the best for another. Specific construction tasks vary, as do weight and size needs. Terrain and environmental factors can make a difference when it comes to the effectiveness of your forklift. A forklift buyers guide like this can help you find the right forklift for your needs.

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