How long will your deck last ?

How you use your deck will affect its life span; but so will environmental factors such as humidity, sun and wind. Sound building practices and quality materials are a good investment and will extend the life of your deck and enhance the value of your home. Our new decks properly maintain under our exclusive “Deck … Continue reading "How long will your deck last ?"

Are permits or inspections needed for my construction project ?

The building inspection department or office of planning and zoning in your community will have a listing of permits and inspections related to building and zoning codes required for new construction or remodeling. Each community may have slightly different inspection criteria, but they generally cover structural, electrical, mechanical and plumbing work. Building codes are constantly … Continue reading "Are permits or inspections needed for my construction project ?"

Why should we consider choosing Schafer Construction over your competition ?

We believe it is extremely important to listen and fully understand our client’s needs. Our projects create relationships with our clients, and what makes many relationships work is how well each party listen. To hear and fully understand the others perspective is the recipe for success in any relationship. Our company takes pride in all … Continue reading "Why should we consider choosing Schafer Construction over your competition ?"

What is your service area ?

We’re often asked how far we will travel. A large majority of our work is in the Montclair area of the Oakland hills. However, we also work in numerous cities throughout the Bay Area.