Archive for April 8th, 2011

NAHB Professional Designations

Did you know there are professional designations that a builder or remodeler can earn to show you the homeowner that they have a superior base of knowledge as judged by the National Association of Home Builders? This article will focus on the Certified Graduate Builder (CGB), designation although the process to obtain a Certified Graduate Remodelor (CGR) is similar.

The Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) designation is a sign to clients and colleagues that you take education and building knowledge seriously, and you are willing to take the extra steps necessary to gain that knowledge.

Blowing Fuses, What To Do?

STOP… When a fuse or breaker pops it is for a very good reason, it is called safety. When homes were built years ago, they did not have electrical gadgets like microwaves, dishwashers, trash compacters and hair dryers and computers, just to name a few. Wiring a house was a simple matter, one circuit to the kitchen was enough, and the

The Purpose for The Colors of Household Wiring

Have you ever wondered why all the different colors or wiring? Have you ever opened up an electrical box like a switch or receptacle and wondered what wire is for what? After reading this article you will be able to differentiate between the wires in the box and make some sense of them. What do […]

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