Top Major Home Renovations…

… and What to Expect for Costs As our homes age, we have some difficult choices to make.  Some can keep a timeless feel; they have been built properly from the beginning and rely on classic structure.  But many homes quickly become dated after succumbing to the latest trends.  Think about the Queen Anne Victorian […]

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Hail Resistant Shingles Now an Option

Put Better Shingles on to Weather the Storm Billings can get some severe hail storms.  We have seen that every year for the past several years.  Homeowners like yourself are then left paying their deductible to have the roof replaced and you see your insurance rates go up (or you are dropped and have to […]

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Remodel Inside During the Cold Months

Winter is for Inside Jobs If you have problem areas, like a leaking roof, then you absolutely need to get that fixed no matter what time of year.  However, some jobs that are a bit more discretionary can be done in the winter while the weather outside isn’t exactly favorable for construction.  Remodeling the inside […]

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A Guide for Deck Railings

Deck Railings Don’t Have to Be Plain Here at J&J Construction, we use a variety of subcontractors to make sure that your home is built to perfection.  While this contractor and artisan (he creates the branch railings in the infographic below) is located out-of-state, he did put together a great infographic that goes through your […]

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Fall Maintenance Tips for your Roof

Is Your Roof Ready for the Fall? Fall is a wonderful season and is the perfect transition period into the harsh winter season. With its mild temperature, fall isn’t only a great time to spend quality moments with your family outside your home, it’s also an ideal time to prepare for the cold that’s expected […]

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Home Repairs to do before Winter

Winter is Coming; Get these Home Repairs Done! Many people consider winter as their least favorite season because of the discomfort and inconvenience that the extreme cold brings. You don’t have to be one of those people, though. Sure, you may not be able to do anything about having to stay home because going outside […]

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Why You Need a New Roof

A New Roof Can Revitalize Your House Like many people, your roof is probably one of those things that you just take for granted because it’s simply there (and mostly out of sight). That’s possibly one of the worst mistakes you can make, especially when you suddenly see water streaming down your walls during one […]

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Cool Your House with Your Roof

Use Your Roof to Lower Energy Bills According to the Department of Energy, a cool roof is a roof that is designed to “reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat than a standard roof“.  Taking it a step further, green certification programs like LEED and Energy Star rate the so-called “coolness” of a roof based […]

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Brighten Any Room with a Tubular Skylight

Let there be Skylight! Natural light has been proven as an effective mood booster that can help uplift one’s spirits, improve productivity, increase energy levels, and decrease stress levels. With natural light, eyestrain is significantly reduced, while focus and concentration are significantly improved. For these benefits alone, figuring out ways to bring more daylight into […]

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Increase your Curb Appeal with a Front Porch

A Front Porch Makes the House Imagine a neighborhood where all you see from the start to the end of the street are closed doors, gates and walls. Then think of another where houses have front porches. The latter is easily more inviting and comfortable to live in, right? And it’s not hard to understand […]

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