Chattanooga Cement Siding: Pros and Cons

The choices and options in siding materials are many – there’s something for every budget. When you’re looking for a durable and long-lasting siding for your home, explore the possibility of cement siding. Although this siding originated with asbestos-cement materials many years ago, the current cement siding does not present the same health risks. As.. read more →

Chattanooga New Home Builders

Our locally owned and managed Chattanooga office is always available to discuss your new home dreams.  Most builders say “they have a home that fits your needs.”  At Patrick Construction we listen to your needs and design a home “to personalize your dreams.”  Our highly trained professional staff are experts in working with you to.. read more →

Chattanooga Buying New Windows To Conserve Electricity

From a strict energy efficiency view, windows are a really bad idea. If you want the most energy efficient building, make it one with good insulation and no windows! When designing and building an energy efficient structure, we spend a great deal of effort creating a thermally resistant building shell that can effectively control heat.. read more →

Is It Time To Have A New Roof Installed?

When you’re thinking about having your roof replaced, you should take several factors into consideration. Besides obvious issues like how installation will impact your personal schedule, the timing—that is, when you have your roof replaced—is a crucial element. Two main factors come into play when you’re considering what time of year to have your roof.. read more →

Cleaning Out Your Air Ducts Is Easier Than You Think

Most apartments and houses are constructed in such a way that heating and cooling efficiency relies on airtight conditions. This saves energy and is safer for the house. Unfortunately, because air ducts are so tight, new air gets inside the house at a very slow rate. What this means is that the new air takes.. read more →

Ready To Remodel Your Kitchen or Bathroom?

The first step is to have a designer come to your house for a free consultation.  This is the time to discuss ideas and design preferences, communicate changes or improvements that you want incorporated into your new space, and ask any questions you may have about the construction process.  Once this has been accomplished, and.. read more →

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

A typical family spends about a third of its annual heating and cooling budget—roughly $350—on air that leaks into or out of the house through unintended gaps and cracks. With the money you waste in just one year, you can plug many of those leaks yourself. It’s among the most cost-effective things you can do.. read more →

Is Your Attic Properly Ventilated?

It’s estimated that nine out of 10 homes in North America do not have proper attic ventilation. Why? Because most people are unaware that attic ventilation can impact the longevity of their entire home. For example, in the summer, an improperly ventilated attic can cause heat to build in excess of 160 degrees. This superheated.. read more →