Joining the CCA as a contractor

What is the Colorado Contractors Association?

The Colorado Contractors Association, or CCA, is a professional organization of contractors that do business in the state of Colorado. It’s important to understand what this trade group is and why it matters, so we’re diving deep into the CCA so that you can learn more about it as a potential customer of one of these businesses.The ... More

Finding lead in a home

How to Deal with Lead in Your Home

Lead is used in all types of industry, but the days of lead-based paints have been over for decades. Though the lead-based paint is no longer manufactured in the US, there are still plenty of buildings and homes still dealing with it on their walls and in other components. Let’s learn why lead in the home is risky, how you deal with lead ... More

Custom cabinets in small home

3 Risks When Doing a Kitchen Remodel Yourself

Many home projects bring up the age-old homeowner dilemma, “Can I do this myself, or should I hire a professional?” With so many things to do around your home, it can be difficult to distinguish what you can do yourself and what should be left to the pros. Many home projects are started spur of the moment without much thought or planning ... More

Apartment complex

What Does It Take To Be A Great Superintendent?

After the dust of a big pitch settles and a project has been awarded, the construction owner must make the first big decision that will affect every aspect of the project’s progress going forward — who will be the superintendent? It takes more than just book smarts to be an effective superintendent of a construction crew. This person ... More

Foundations

How Do Helical Piers Work?

Our planet gives us everything we need to prosper including the ground under our feet to build our homes and skyscrapers. Our world is a big place, and what’s under your feet in one area could be different than what’s under your feet in another. Not all dirt underneath is suitable to build on but we’re humans, we figured a way around ... More