What would it do: Under an executive order issued by Biden on Sept. 9, contractors and subcontractors for the federal government are required …
Content by Horizon Retail Construction. Experts are predicting another down year for nonresidential construction in 2021.
When you visit a home, what do you notice first? For some it's the decoration or color coordination. For others it's the landscaping. For me it's the defects. My eye is attracted to any and all errors and failures resulting from how the home was built or remodeled. It's almost like a disease for me: Instead of enjoying looking at a home, I feel like I’m inspecting it.
Contemporary pedestal sinks are available. You still get the open feel of a pedestal sink setup, but the sleek designs of new sinks are far from classic.
President Joe Biden has unveiled a new “action plan” to confront the COVID-19 surge. It includes vaccine mandates for millions of Americans and lays the groundwork for a booster shot campaign.
Content by Horizon Retail Construction. The way America shops has changed, but some experiences are still better in person. The same can be said of healthcare.
Content by Horizon Retail Construction. How consumers shop has changed. So what does that mean for the future of the American shopping mall?
Ryan Briney was an ironworker with Local #395 based in Portage. He was working as a contractor at the mill when he was killed by a pickup truck in the parking lot.
Content by Horizon Retail Construction. Building your business on paper is one thing. Building it with bricks and mortar is an entirely different process.
In the autumn of 1993 when I started Ask the Builder, I knew I’d become a clearinghouse of homeowner complaints, misery and frustration. Homeowners from all across the fruited plains of the USA might understand I was an independent voice and someone who didn’t have a dog in their particular fight. That prediction came true, and lately I’m seeing a deeply disturbing trend.
Content by Horizon Retail Construction. Patrick Christensen, president of Sturtevant-based Horizon Retail Construction, is a great example of a business owner who is always considering the needs of his community.
A smart garage door opener might not sound like a big deal, but there’s nothing quite like the feeling of your garage door automatically opening up to greet you when you get home. Sure, the added security is nice: You can set your garage to automatically close if you accidentally leave it open, or even open it from your smartphone if you need to let someone in while you’re away.
Content by Horizon Retail Construction. Christensen — president of Sturtevant-based Horizon Retail Construction — has made it his mission to utilize his assets as a business owner to create a better tomorrow for his community.
A pilot has died after Nellis Air Force Base officials say an aircraft operated by a military contractor crashed in a nearby residential area.…
The Lake County Council agreed to task the sheriff's department with picking up and returning all individuals held elsewhere who are scheduled to appear in court or serve jail time in Lake County.
A new president has taken over the Walsh & Kelly construction firm in Griffith after a consolidation.
A man was found in front of a construction company suffering burns on the upper half of his body including his face, chest, arms and hands, firefighters reported.
"The biggest barrier right now to adoption of heat pumps is contractor readiness," McKenna says. "I hear time and time again from people who have talked to five contractors and only one is willing to install a heat pump. The lack of competition drives up costs."
A man was shot in the back in Chicago after entering a truck bearing the logo of T&J Landscape Services, a contractor based in Cedar Lake.
Indiana fined KM Plant Services $7,000 after the death of contractor Frank Freer, a widower and father of three who was engaged to be married again, during a routine cleaning at the Q-BOP exhaust stack at the Gary Works steel mill in April.
Convert the extra space into the walk-in closet of your dreams. Depending on the complexity of the closet you'd like to create, you can complete the task with a few supplies from the local home improvement store in a weekend. You can also hire a contractor to create a completely custom design with all the bells and whistles.
Frank Freer, a widower and father of three who was engaged to be married again, worked as a hydroblaster for KM Plant Services.