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What is a Master Carpenter?

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A master carpenter is a woodworking professional who has obtained the highest certification in the carpentry industry. A master carpenter spends many years working as a journeyman and an apprentice before he is eligible to become a master carpenter. The requirements a master carpenter must meet before attaining this level of certification can vary by region. All candidates will need to develop skills specific to the industry and demonstrate a capacity to teach carpentry skills. The path to become a master carpenter starts when they are at least 18 years old. They begin by taking an entry-level position with a carpenter or on a construction crew. They apply for eligibility to become an apprentice, and if they are accepted to an apprenticeship program, they will spend four to five years…
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Commercial Construction Increases in 2017

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The construction industry has seen an increase from a year ago according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Commercial construction rose 13.6 percent since 2016. And office construction grew 24.8 percent compared to 2016. Power construction including oil and gas, gained a 9.4 percent increase over the last 12 months. Manufacturing construction fell 9.8 percent from last year. Highway construction increased by 1.3 percent for the month of February, but is down 5.1 percent year-over-year. Albrite Building offers several types of construction services including commercial construction, retail construction, and office construction for businesses and home construction and remodeling for homeowners in the Chicago area. From pre-construction to post-construction, Albrite Building strives to provide our clients with the highest quality contracting services. We create customer relationships founded on dignity, professionalism…
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Responsibilities of a General Contracting Company

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The role of a general contracting company is similar to the role of a director in a movie. The general contracting company is responsible for coordinating the project and producing a fantastic final product. From interacting with architects to arranging for inspections, all the duties and responsibilities are performed by a reputable contracting company.  Coordinating with Specialty Contractors A big project may require specialty contractors, and there may be multiple contractors in a single project. Coordinating with sub-contractors can be a daunting task, but Albrite Building has the experience and expertise. As the general contracting company, they keep the schedule tight to finish the project on time. Albrite Building contracts skilled workers who can handle carpentry, masonry and roofing tasks. Whether your construction project is a new building, new home, or an office…
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Albrite Building – A Year in Review

Albrite Building – A Year in Review

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Albrite Building: 2016 a Year in Review. If 2016 had a theme at Albrite Building, it would be growth. From several commercial remodeling projects, to a custom built home in Hinsdale, 2016 was a good year.   Car Dealerships Remodeling We would like to showcase one of our car dealership remodeling projects completed in 2016. Albrite Building was contracted by the ACURA dealership in Elmhurst to completely renovate their showroom, administration area, service writers area and cafe. And a new car delivery and a full-service car wash were added to the existing building. There were approximately 20,000 square feet of renovations. 11,000 square feet was remodeling the showroom, administration area, cafe area and new car delivery. 7,500 square feet remodeling the service area and a 1,200 square feet car wash remodel. An Acura…
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