Archive for May, 2019

The Benefits of Having Bamboo Flooring Installed

Written by Dave on . Posted in Bamboo hardwood flooring, Cost of bamboo flooring, Installation instructions

Houses and public buildings today always have floors in them, and these floors tend to be made of hardwood planks. Today in North America, native hardwood species such as cherry and oak are used to make hardwood floors, and in fact the use of such hardwoods for construction dates back to colonial times. The flooring industry today is responsible for having all those floors installed, and contractor crews may get assignments from both the construction and the home remodeling industries alike. Hardwood can be bought for a fair price and comes in a wide variety of colors, but there is a competing model out there: bamboo flooring. Chinese bamboo flooring manufacturers are making use of how fast bamboo grows to make natural bamboo flooring, and online engineered bamboo flooring reviews are often encouraging. Eucalyptus wood has also been identified as a viable replacement for hardwoods.

Why are these exotic plants (from a North American perspective) being used for flooring? While hardw

Here are 3 Ways You Can Make Your Home Safe From Radon Gas

Written by Dave on . Posted in Radon system inspection, Residential radon testing services, Vapor barrier crawl space

One thing that many homeowners might hear about is the dangers of radon gas. If you haven’t heard of it, you’re probably wondering “What is radon gas and why do I need to be concerned about it?” As it turns out, radon is something you should definitely be concerned about because it is a radioactive gas that is generated when naturally occurring uranium breaks down in the soil. This has the potential to become a serious problem if the uranium is located underneath a house. Radon in your home can be immensely dangerous and it’s important to make your home as safe from radon as possible. This article will look at three ways you can make your home safe from radon gas.

  • Sump Pump Installation and Mitigation: One way to make your home safe from radon gas is to have a sump pump installed that mitigates any radon that could come up into your home through that opening. Knowing Continue Reading No Comments

Five Benefits To Getting A Ductless HVAC System

Written by Dave on . Posted in Construction companies cloquet mn, Construction materials, Hvac cloquet mn

Whether you crank up the air conditioning in the dog days of summer or turn up the furnace in the bitter cold of winter, everyone loves the ability to control their home heating and cooling system.

Air conditioning is used in the United States more than all other nations combined. Two-thirds of all homes in the United States have some sort of air conditioning. When it comes to energy use, heating and cooling account for 48% of the energy use in a typical home.

But turning up the heat on the furnace cranking the air conditioning comes with a cost. The U.S. Department of Energy says that anywhere from 25 to 40% of the energy used in the heating and cooling of a home is wasted. The energy is wasted do in part to contaminants in the heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC system), causing it to work harder.

If you’re in need of a new HVAC system for your home, there are many reasons to consider opting for a ductless system. You’ve probably seen ductless systems here and ther