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Interior Lighting | BACK Construction | Lexington, Kentucky

April 14th, 2016

Room Brightness Shouldn’t be taken Lightly

Lighting diversity used in your home will ensure that no room is left in the dark.

Common sense suggests that most people understand the basic importance of interior lighting. At the end of every day, the sun sets and natural light disappears, making it much more difficult to perceive the surrounding area and navigate through the house. Check out our lighting cheat sheet!

 

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Tips & Tricks for a Leaky Roof | BACK Construction | Lexington, Kentucky

April 6th, 2016

A leaky roof can cause bigger issues down the road.

Here’s some ways to help ease the hit on your wallet.

Your roof has done a lot for you: protected you during storms, kept out the snow, and made sure that you stay nice and dry. If your roof suddenly springs a leak, you may be able to fix it safely without needing a completely new roof. Here’s some tips! 

 

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Pressure Treated Lumber

March 30th, 2016

How to Handle the Pressure (Treated Lumber)

There’s the right way, and there’s the dangerous way.

Pressure treating the wood used in your home is important, and shortcuts are not an option.

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Bathroom Remodeling | BACK Construction | Lexington, Kentucky

March 23rd, 2016

“Someone’s in here!”

The bathroom is always a heavily criticized room, even if you remember to stock the toilet paper.

The kitchen is the only room in the house that attracts more attention from the open housing market than the bathroom. No other room gives guests the opportunity to sit down by themselves with nothing to do except stare at the area’s design and scrutinize décor without interruption.

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Before & After | Patio & Fireplace | BACK Construction | Lexington, Kentucky

March 10th, 2016

Backyard Getaway – Before and After

Everybody loves a success story.

Sometimes, a home doesn’t really feel like home. At BACK Construction, we want to help change that. Check out these before & after pictures, and feel free to give us a call to find out how to turn your backyard into paradise.

 

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Painting Tips – Supplies

March 9th, 2016

You Get What You Pay For.

There is no substitute for quality.

Good tools not only make the project easier when it comes time to paint a room, they are necessary in order to obtain professional results. Preparation is key. While you’ll need a variety of items in order to create the professional look you’re going for, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered!

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Remodel The Room Without Walls

March 2nd, 2016

Let’s take this outside.

With today’s fast paced and often hectic lifestyle, more and more people are realizing the benefits of creating a private oasis right in their own backyard.

Entertaining family and friends in these newfound spaces is being taken to an entirely new level with the introduction of the outdoor kitchen. Gone are the days of simply having a grill on the back patio or deck. Today’s homeowners are raising the bar by creating their own backyard vacation retreat area.

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Windows – The Basics

February 24th, 2016

Window Woes?

Windows by definition are simple: glass held in a sash that fits into a frame.

Second only to your roof system, the windows and doors of your home and their details are critical to providing a proper shield to the outside environment. If you’re interested in replacing your current windows, want to learn tips on how to maintain the ones you have now, or just really love windows, read on!

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Painting Tips – Choosing Your Color & Sheen

February 17th, 2016

Add a Pop of Color!

Is there a room in your house that’s simply screaming for a new coat of paint?

Adding a new coat of paint is a quick, easy way to freshen and brighten up a room. It’s also an inexpensive way to ‘remodel’ a room. Maybe you’re looking for a fairly simple fix, like upgrading your matte or flat to a semi-gloss, or perhaps you’re finally ready to paint over those neon green walls… they seemed like such a good idea at the time.

It seems easy enough at first, right? All you have to do is just grab some brushes and some paint, maybe a drop cloth or two. It’s only after two or more infuriating paint-splattered hours that you realize perhaps some tips could’ve come in handy in advance.

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Roofing Red Flags

February 10th, 2016

When should you contact a roofing professional?

Let’s face it: your roof has been through a lot.

Over the years, it has seen countless storms, changing seasons, a couple of lost frisbees, and maybe even a broken shingle or two. Not to mention the pesky ongoing battle against gravity!

Offering constant protection against mother nature’s elements is a tough job, and roofs will inevitably break down over time. While it’s possible to keep your roof for many years if properly maintained, many people unfortunately don’t think about roof repair until it’s too late.

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