It’s still cold outside

It’s still cold outside

Contractors Tips And Ticks, Uncategorized
This morning it was 0F when I woke up with a 'feels like' of -13F. (oh how I dislike the windchill) As I stood in my kitchen shivering I gazed out the windows and noticed the curtains were moving. They were moving not because of the furnace kicking on or children running past, but rather were moving due to the colossal amount of wind permeating through the windows. The windows in my kitchen were installed less than 10 years ago. By the standard then, they were top of the line windows. A great deal has changed in term of windows in the last 10 years. The window industry has improved their insulated frames, and even started to change over to triple pane windows. I know it's the cliche, the contractors…
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Oh My It’s Cold Outside

Oh My It’s Cold Outside

Contractors Tips And Ticks
I've been away from my desk for a couple weeks finishing year end 'stuff'. Here were my final thoughts at the close of 2016. My apologies for the long delay in getting it published. -Stephanie [caption id="attachment_57" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Trees and flower bed after a blustery winter storm[/caption] As I slowly sip my coffee this blustery morning, I hear Michael Bublé crooning in the background. He is softly singing through the speaker, “Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful…. It doesn’t show signs of stopping… Let is snow, let it snow, let it snow…..” Let is Snow is a classic Christmas Carol which we have always enjoyed. This weekend it accurately described the weather: frightful. Sioux Falls, South Dakota was hit with an Arctic blast,…
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Today as I gaze out the office window

Today as I gaze out the office window

Contractors Tips And Ticks
Today as I gaze out the office window, I see a frozen blanket of icy white fluff. It serves as a reminder of all we have to be thankful for. I am thankful for the warmth of the office here at Wollman Construction. It has not always been warm in my office. When the office was moved to its current location last year, it was warm and sunny. As the days changed and progressed the office began to reflect the temperatures outside. In the midst of a cold spell last year, while bundled up in snow pants, scarf, winter boots, gloves, and a parka, I knew something had to change. I started investigating the crawl space beneath the floor and the attic. The crawl space was adequately insulated, but the…
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