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The PierTech Footer System: Speed Of Construction

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James Moylan

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

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Home construction projects often have a reputation for taking longer (and costing more) than originally anticipated. This becomes especially pronounced when the project is a significant undertaking, such as foundation work. With the PierTech footer system, however, new construction installs, as well as foundation repair work, can be done significantly faster than the traditional wood and concrete system.

Screen Porch Design and Construction Made Easy

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch Questions, Screen Porch Screens, Screen Porch in Maryland, CoConstruct, Hire a Contractor, Screened-in Porch, screen room addition, screen room ideas, screen room design, screen porch design

James Moylan

Friday, December 20, 2019

Screen Porch with Fireplace

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There’s nothing easy about the process of building or remodeling a Screen Porch. It’s often stressful, and it involves lots of decisions with big ramifications - financial and otherwise. Luckily, CoConstruct is here to help! The following are three significant ways CoConstruct can help your contractor help you through this complicated, often-frustrating process.

Pier Tech Footers versus Pressure - Treated Wood Footers

Posted in: hire a decking contractor, Contracting Questions, outdoor living, deck topics, Porch and Deck Care, home improvement, Hire a Contractor, building a deck, Screened Porch

James Moylan

Monday, November 18, 2019

PierTech Footers versus Pressure-Treated Wood Footers

Without a solid foundation, a home can be put into major jeopardy. Foundation issues can result in uneven flooring, cracks in drywall or ceilings, sticking doors or windows, or gaps between walls and ceilings or walls and floors. Cracks in the actual foundation concrete or a sagging roof are two external indicators of foundation problems. If this settling is allowed to continue without addressing it, it can ultimately lead to real structural damage to your home—and very real financial damage as well.pressure treated wood rot

 

Benefits of the Pier Tech System over traditional foundation systems

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James Moylan

Friday, November 15, 2019

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The foundation of a home is one of the most crucial design features. When a foundation isn’t sound, it can financially jeopardize a family’s greatest asset, and if the problem isn’t addressed, it can even lead to the eventual loss of the home. While finding the right foundational solution can be stressful, homeowners should be aware there have been innovations within this industry. Options beyond the traditional concrete and wood system exist, including a helical pile system from PierTech.

7 Considerations for Reaching Out to Contractors

Posted in: Deck Contractors License, hire a decking contractor, Contractor Portfolios, Contracting Questions, deck contractors, Hire a Contractor

James Moylan

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

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What Should You Be Considering as You're Finding a Local Deck Contractor

One of the most important steps in the construction process is finding and securing the right contractor for you and your project. With so many people claiming to be the best in the industry, though, this can be a difficult prospect. With that in mind, here are seven tips to keep in mind before reaching out to a potential new hire.