3 Tips for Commercial Remodeling

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Remodeling your business can be an exhausting and expensive process. This is why the remodeling experts from Albrite Building in Westmont, Illinois are committed to providing our clients with the best remodeling solutions at the most affordable prices. Whether you’re renovating your entire office, updating your warehouse or just need to update the employee break room, we have compiled some remodeling tips to help make your job a little easier. Remodeling Permits When you remodel anything, whether it’s a small office or a large warehouse, you may need to get a permit from your city or village. Obtaining the proper permits may depend upon a variety of factors, such as if you’re renovating an area that is indoors or outdoors or the type of renovations. Albrite Building can help you…
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How to Make Your Office Design More Efficient

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Did you know that an efficient office design or remodeling can increase productivity? Every day businesses are encouraging their employees to be more productive. But, if your office is not efficiently designed, how can your employees be more productive? Workplace productivity is about getting the job done in the most efficient way. In the process of designing an office, there is an impact on an employee's workspace. It is often overlooked when it comes to productivity. Whether it's the lightning or efficient desk setup. We gathered a few tips that will help design your office to be more efficient for your staff. Efficient Office Design An office reflects not only how you work but also the energy of the space. Your office design is more than just separating departments into…
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Holiday Safety Tips

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Holiday safety tips to keep in mind during the season to be jolly. There are dangers of decorating your home or office and safety should not be overlooked. Some dangers include Christmas tree and candle fires, poisonous plants, falls, and back strains. There were approximately 15,000 injuries related to holiday decorating according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The most frequent holiday decorating incidents involved falls, lacerations, burns, and back strains. So, we put together a list of holiday safety tips while you decorate your home or office.   Check your Christmas lights for safety One of the most exciting things about the holidays is decorating your home or office with beautiful white or colored lights! As thrilling and joyful as it is, your safety must be a…
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Window Replacement Tips

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Window replacement tips for your home or office. It can be difficult to figure out if you need to replace or just fix your windows. New windows come with many benefits and they will reduce the cost for your heating or air conditioning bills. But that can also come with a large price tag.     Set a Budget for Windows There are new windows on the market now that offer double protection against the heat and cold. The average American pays about a 1,000 a year to heat or cool your home, so investing in new and updated windows can actually save you money.   Call a Professional Instead of looking to replace an old window, maybe you need some maintenance work done on the window instead. Vinyl windows…
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Getting the Office and Home Ready for Fall

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Fall is finally here! Hopefully, you've gotten the most out of the summer before winter hits. In the meantime, using this beautiful weather to improve your surroundings would be wise. That way, when Mother Nature hits, you'll be ready. This blog will provide you with information to get your office and home ready for Fall. 5 Quick Tips That Will Have You Feeling at Ease During the Fall Season Roof Inspections Fluctuating weather can cause severe damage to almost any roof. To prevent hurting your pockets with roof repairs, schedule a yearly roof inspection. Proper Functioning Heating System Possibly, the worst case scenario is being cold at the office or in your home with no heating system to back you up. Make sure you schedule a furnace inspection this time…
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Office Design with Goals and Good Intentions

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You must consider a great number of choices for office design. Every design aspect of your office should play a large role in benefiting the employees and customers, as well. With the proper blueprint, your office design can grant you great success; from investing in good quality furniture to having mother nature's greatest gift, plants. Spending good money for high-quality merchandise will grant great profit to you, your employees, and business. When attitudes and morals are high, sales will be high as well.   Five Office Design Tips 1. Eliminate Artificial light, and Go Natural. Nature is beautiful. Embrace nature by simply applying natural lighting in the office, invest in large windows that’ll make artificial lighting obsolete. There are great health, work, and personal benefits that come from using natural sunlight.…
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Custom Deck Ideas for Your Backyard

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Are you in the market for a custom deck of your dreams? Custom decks can range from simple designs to elaborate, multi-tiered custom designs with a fire pit, water fountain, and seating. A custom deck can make a wonderful addition to any outdoor living space. And it can increase the value of a home.   Deck Railing A good place to start when considering custom deck options is the railing. You could add a curved design with aluminum piping with wood for a modern look. Or you could choose standard wooden slats.   Deck Benches Benches are a popular custom deck feature. They are resourceful and easy to install. Adding built-in planters is another option, they add color and life to your surroundings.   Accessorize your Custom Deck Deck lights…
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Nine Ways to Stay Calm and Cool During Summer Home Remodeling

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Summer home remodeling can be overwhelming and stressful. The many factors that go into projects could easily drown you if you're not prepared. Here are a few tips to make you ready for the process of summer home remodeling. 1. Come to a decision on what you would want to keep. Decide on what you would want to keep, really take a day to look through all of your cabinets, storage, and so on. The last thing you would want to happen is to delay the home remodeling process. 2. Make room for the building contractors. In efforts to make the contractor's job easier, move your car so they can have better and closer access to your home. 3. Brace neighboring rooms. Be sure to remove anything valuable, as the…
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Step by Step Guide to Hiring the Right Contractor

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Looking for a contractor for your next project can be very overwhelming. From finding the right type of contractor to comparing prices. A few things you can do before you start your search for a contractor is set expectations and a budget for the project. This way, it can be easier when you are meeting with people to figure out who will be the best fit for the job. Some questions you may consider: What is the budget for this project? What is a reasonable timeline? Do I have all the information about the project? When you have answered these questions, it's safe to say you are ready to begin your search for a contractor.   Do Your Research  Start by looking at websites and reviews. If you notice a…
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5 Easy Steps for an Eco-friendly Workplace

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It can be very overwhelming and time-consuming trying to keep track of your day to day waste - from how much water your building is using, to your electricity usage. The best way to break old habits is to create new ones! Here are some tips on how to get started and sustain an eco-friendly workplace. 1.) Reduce or eliminate your paper usage: This may seem like an obvious one, but even a few sheets of paper a day can add up. If just one person in the office is using 3 sheets a day, in a month’s time that adds up to 93 sheets of paper. A great way to encourage a shift in overuse of paper habits is to encourage your staff to use email or an instant…
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