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Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Earlier this month on our #thirdweekthursday post, we went over some HGTV shows that are great to watch if you are interested in remodeling and are looking for ideas.  Today we are going to take a closer look at a siding option to help give your exterior a nice fac...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Welcome back to our #thirdweekthurdsay blog post.  Last time we discussed a little bit about Pergolas and how they can benefit your outdoor space.  Today we are going to look at a couple tv shows that are pretty cool to watch and get new remodeling and building ideas....

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Hey there everyone, welcome back the this #thirdweekthursdays blog.  As we are half way through April, we wanted to take some time and talk about an extra feature you can add to you yard, deck, patio, etc. that will help you enjoy the space as it continues to get warm...

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Welcome back everyone and I hope this finds you on a great Thursday afternoon, thank you for checking out our blog again on our #thirdweekthursday.  It has been three weeks since our last post (our construction term blog constantly updates so we aren't counting that on...

Friday, March 9, 2018

This blog post will be constantly updated with definitions and explanations of constructions terms from my other blog posts. I hope this blog will be one that you continue to look back on when you see a word/words underlined and in red. 



Thursday, March 1, 2018

Good afternoon everyone!  It is March 1st at 1pm and it is blog time.  I have taken some time

from blogging as I have been updating out website, getting out social media up and running as well as out on jobsites and preparing for some open houses.  Speaking of whic...

Friday, September 1, 2017

Most houses will sag and settle over time, and our 1849 house is no different. In some rooms we had floors that sloped over three inches in multiple directions. The main cause was a crumbling brick wall in the basement under a primary support beam. Additionally, the fo...

Friday, August 11, 2017

On home improvement TV shows they seem to approach demolition quite carelessly. Girl swings a big hammer into a wall, guy starts hacking away at something with a sawzall, cut to commercial, demolition complete.

In reality, demolition should be a thoughtful process. As w...

Friday, July 21, 2017

I have been doing a little digging to see if there is any interesting history tied to this house. Here is what I have found so far.

The house is registered with the Wisconsin Historical Society as The W.A.P. Morris House.

W.A.P. Morris was a lawyer who moved to Madison i...

Friday, June 30, 2017

Materials were sourced from a local saw mill that used old-growth trees from a local forest. True 2×4’s were used to build the entire two-story outer shell of the house, including the roof rafters. Once that shell was completed, floors were added on the ground, and the...

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