"A Contractor Charged Me More Money Without Telling Me First." Sound Familiar? This Will Help!

Posted by Chase Landry on Aug 13, 2019 3:11:11 PM

How do you avoid the problem of your contractor charging you more for your project without running it by you first?

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Topics: Construction, Design

Why You Should Visit Your Contractor Prior To Your Architect For Your Next Construction Project

Posted by Chase Landry on Jul 8, 2019 6:06:18 PM

Why do some owners ask their architect or designer how much their project will cost and then use this project cost advice as a ‘cast in stone’ budget? Keep reading to discover why it is best to see your contractor first before relying on others for advice.

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Topics: Construction, Design

9 Things to Consider Before Opening a Second Location

Posted by Chase Landry on Mar 11, 2019 12:59:31 PM

 

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Good job! As a business owner, you have made it! The Bureau of Labor statistics states that 50% of businesses fail within the first five years, so if you are at the point of considering a second location, you should pat yourself on the back!

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Topics: Construction

Benefits Of Using Drones for Construction Projects

Posted by Chase Landry on Feb 14, 2019 8:44:56 PM

While most of the excitement around drones tends to be hovering around when they will start delivering our Amazon packages, drones offer much more benefit to several industries in the world, including the construction industry.

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Topics: Insider, Construction

How To Drastically Reduce Lafayette's Flooding Problem!

Posted by Chase Landry on Jan 14, 2019 1:31:03 PM

 

It usually takes a pretty hefty threat to get a Louisiana native nervous, but nowadays, all it takes is a few days worth of a steady hard rain in order raise anxiety levels due to flood risk.

While most residents are looking to invest in water pumps, sandbags, and flood insurance, there is a much more effective avenue for helping to reduce flooding: Retention and Detention Ponds!

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Topics: Construction, flooding

Where to begin the Construction Process? What is Design-Build?

Posted by Chase Landry on Nov 17, 2018 11:05:21 PM

To begin the process of building your project, you need to start somewhere right? In a lot of cases, business owners flock to an architect to first begin the process. This first step is not necessarily the wrong first step but there are other options that may guide you in the right direction faster and with faster design time, cost savings and a faster construction timeline. First let's start by understanding that an architect first needs to understand what goal you want to reach with your design. Then there will be a few meetings and long periods of understanding between the two different parties while the owner of the project is trying to simultaneously figure out if what is being designed is affordable.

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Topics: Construction, Design, architecture

Demolition in Lafayette, LA

Posted by Chase Landry on Oct 23, 2018 9:47:02 PM
Chase group demolition project

Demolition of a residential home in Lafayette, LA after a fire burned half of the house. Prior to any demolition project, make sure that all of the utilities are disconnected to protect the main supply lines and also for everyone's safety. During a home demolition, we take care of the surroundings leaving existing trees in place and remove the unwanted debris only while leaving concrete or any other items on the property if desired. When the project is complete, we will leave the dirt graded smoothly and free of all debris for a professional project. 

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Topics: Construction, Design

To Build or Not?

Posted by Chase Landry on Oct 22, 2018 11:53:03 AM

Many companies whom want to expand often hesitate to begin the building process because of many unknown factors including the first step which is identifying your needs. The construction industry often uses a lot of jargon which is often misunderstood and seems over complicated. Our company has a specific process that can literally begin from writing on a napkin.

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Topics: Construction, Design

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