Tag Archives: General Contractor Jobs

Service Pro

General Contractor Work: Time Management Rules

8.1 (2)

General contractor work assumes you are always busy. When you are busy with projects, you need to keep an eye on everything and get work done in time. Do you feel you spend the whole day working and don’t finish everything you planned? Sure, it can be an occasion for vacation, but problem can appear again.

Learn few time management rules, shared by experienced GCs and see how effective your work day can be.

Read More
Living Room Residential Services

Investment Return from Remodel

Contractor discussing renovations

Remodeling is a common way to maximize home value. When it comes to selling it, homeowners seek to increase the eventual sale price by making renovations like a new roof, update the kitchen, build a deck, put in an in-ground swimming pool, or replace aging windows. If you are wondering what parts of your home to remodel to increase your return on the investment, this article is for you.

Read More
Cleaning Services Residential Services Service Pro

What NOT to do before renovation?


Starting a renovation in your home is a very serious decision. No wonder you want to be prepared! You can find lots of advice about how to start a renovation, find a good contractor or predict costs on a project. But what you shouldn’t do before starting the whole play? PROs share what you should absolutely NOT do before starting the remodeling process.

  1. Expect perfection

PRO contractor and kitchen designer Stephen Fanuka: “There’s no such thing as perfection. Painting and tiling aren’t done by machine. They’re done by craftsmen — who, yes, are human”.

Don’t worry if you see some unideal spots – tell your contractor about them and he’ll try to fix it.

Read More
Service Pro

Post-Construction Cleaning


You finished your project and enjoy the results. But still, there is one thing to do: to clean up mess appeared during the renovation process. Check out Markate’s advice how to master the mess, and make the clean-up quick and painless.

Use Stand-Up Trash Bags

During construction process you always have a lot of trash. Use trash bags, for instance, 42-gallon Gorilla Glue bag. It has square base and made from super-heavy-duty plastic, and if you fold a little cuff at the top and treat them gently, it will stand up. They are incredibly tough—just the thing if you have heavy-duty trashing to do.  

Read More
Commercial Services Residential Services Service Pro

Tips for PRO’s: Installation of Mosaic Tile


In general, installation of mosaic tile is similar to any other type of tile. But there are some features due to their small size, mounting on sheets and being made from glass. Follow these advice and successfully finish your new project, that you will find on markate.pro 😉

  1. Straighten Up Wavy Walls

Number one tip for any tile-setting job: start with a perfectly flat surface. Before you begin tiling, check the surface with a straightedge. If there are some dips, straighten it with screeding a layer of setting-type joint compound over. Use thin-set instead of joint compound if you work on floor or wall in the wet area. Let the joint compound or thin-set harden.

Read More
1 2
advanced roofing servicesaffordable handyman servicesbathroom remodeling servicesbest cleaning servicebest interior design servicesbest residential servicecleaningcleaning servicescleaning tipscontractors roof serviceelectrician contractorsElectrician servicesFind General ContractorsGeneral Contractor Jobshandymanhandyman contractorshandyman home repairHire electriciansHire interior designerHome Improvement and Remodelinghome painting serviceshome remodeling projecthome remodeling servicehome remodeling tipsHome renovation contractorshome services professionalshouse cleaning servicesinterior decorating ideasinterior designers painterinterior designing tipskitchen remodeling serviceslocal handyman servicepainting servicesPlumbing RepairsPlumbing ServicesPlumbing tipsprofessional handyman servicesremodeling ideas exteriorresidential cleaning servicesresidential serviceroofing services and solutionsroofing tipsroof inspection servicesroof repair serviceTop house cleaning services