10 Benefits of an Outdoor Kitchen

Most homeowners have thought about how amazing it would be to have an outdoor kitchen. All those shows on television showcasing the estates of the rich and famous have them, so it’s seen as more of a luxury than a necessity. While it may not be a¬†necessity, exactly, an outdoor kitchen is a very practical … Read more

Why You Need an Outdoor Fireplace

An outdoor fireplace is similar to a traditional fireplace, except it’s built outside. The great thing about an outdoor place is that it can be used year-round, unlike traditional interior designs, which are only used during the cold months. If you’ve been considering the addition of an outdoor fireplace to your home, there is a … Read more

Why Are Some Bids More Than Others?

Great question and there are a few real explanations and may not be what you think. I like to use the gas price analogy. There are normally 3 grades of gas each having a higher value proposition based octane. This simply means you’re getting a better quality of fuel for your vehicle as most higher … Read more

Concrete is Not “Just Concrete”

Concrete is Concrete right? Just find the cheapest guy! NOPE From $4 per foot to $20 per foot concrete is all over the map. Even more so now with the “Decorative Phase”, stamped, stain, overlay, acid stains, epoxies etc. We are in a concrete frenzy but what about just simple basic concrete? 2 Major facts … Read more

Top 5 Client Complaints in Home Improvement Construction

1. Integrity- The ability to trust the contractor and those who work for him 2. Communication- Having clear, consistent lines of communication throughout the project 3. Cleanliness- Maintain a safe, clean job site during and after the project 4. Professionalism- Handling all dealings in good faith ensuring liability with respect to the client, their home … Read more

Who to Trust With Your Outdoor Living Project?

It’s an unfortunate FACT that 80% of people who use contractors have a bad experience. This is not always contributed to a bad contractor yet is often due to lack of understanding of build spec and missed expectations by the client. 3 Bid Rule What this means is the old “3 Bid Rule” is not … Read more

Add an Outdoor Fireplace To Your Backyard

Outdoor fireplaces are great ways to personalize your outdoor space in a way that is also functional. Below are four reasons you may want to consider an outdoor fireplace as your next building project: Step Up Your Entertaining Game An outdoor fireplace is a perfect addition to your next outdoor social event. What better place … Read more

Add A Pergola to Your Outdoor Space

Wooden pergolas are a favorite among Buildometry customers because of their many benefits. Below you’ll find the top three reasons you should consider installing a pergola in your outdoor space: Tell A Story An outdoor pergola is a great way to tell your family’s story. Pergolas can be constructed in various shapes and designs, ensuring … Read more