Entries by Joe Tolm

Rental Property Maintenance Tips & Tricks

Owning a rental property can provide a healthy stream of extra income. Yet, as a private landlord, you are responsible for all maintenance. For first-time or accidental landlords, maintaining a rental property can be a daunting task. After all, a high tenant turnover translates into high maintenance needs, but a property needs to be appealing […]

Should You Get Gutter Guards?

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year, but not when it’s packed with chores. Unfortunately, your gutters seem to have it in for you. They won’t stop clogging, and you’re feeling fed up with being unable to enjoy a festive fall. Could installing a gutter guard system on your home work? […]

Top Home Improvement Trends of 2020

The home improvement industry is constantly changing; influencers and experts in the field are constantly striving to improve designs, bringing their clients the next and greatest innovations. This in turn means that homeowners who are considering an update to their homes need to stay aware of what the coming trends are. A trend is considered […]

Reducing Project Costs with Design Technology and Effective Management

Cost savings are welcome in any construction project, as long as they don’t compromise quality and safety. However, many costs are due to unplanned changes during construction. These changes can often be prevented with effective design and better project management. There are two main ways to reduce project costs during the design stage: To optimize […]

How to Get Started as a Contractor? Tips & Advice

How to Get Started as a Contractor? Tips & Advice. Are you searching for a new career opportunity? Do you want to create your own business? Then becoming a general contractor might be the right path for you, especially if you have experience in the construction industry. This business can be quite lucrative but before […]

7 Ways To Conserve Energy In Your Home

There can be a certain sense of pride when it comes to reducing your energy bill. Maybe you’ve considered choosing a home solar system to help conserve energy and enjoy the benefits of net metering. But, since solar panel systems can be pretty pricey, you may want to start with some simpler ways to save […]

The Dos And Don’ts For A Kitchen Renovation

At some point in our lives, we all want to renovate our kitchen. Kitchens are one of the most renovated rooms after purchasing a new house. Renovating a kitchen also adds a lot value onto the house. Many kitchens tend to be outdated and that’s only because the style of houses change so much.   […]

Chimney Inspections & Repairs BEFORE Remodels or Roof Repairs!

We often go into homes that have spent tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, and sometimes millions of dollars on remodeling work surrounding old chimneys, only to discover issues upon inspection that have become difficult to repair. If deficiencies exist we have to inform the homeowner that their old chimney has issues that may pose […]

What should I do if I am injured on the job in Alabama?

What should I do if I am injured on the job in Alabama? If you’ve been hurt, it is important to immediately call an experienced Alabama workers compensation lawyer. The Alabama Legislature passed the first Workers’ Compensation Law in 1919, effective January 1, 1920. There have been many legislative changes and court decisions since then, […]