Nelson and Son Construction Service Blog, Denver Colorado

Welcome to the blog for Nelson and Son Construction Service.  Within these blog articles, you’ll find insight into the construction industry including residential new construction, steel building construction and general contractor insights.

Steel building construction for commercial spaces

How to steel yourself for expansion

Whether for business or office expansion – or if you are looking for more space around the family home – steel constructions are an increasingly popular way to go. They can provide more barn space on a farm, stabling for horses, or a satisfyingly large garage on your property. In the commercial world, steel structures…
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General contractor

So much to think about preconstruction

There are many areas to consider long before the physical start of a building project. For example, the scope of the project itself needs to be clearly defined. Then the wide array of different costs needs to be accurately estimated. The proposed site also needs a clear evaluation. Other checks are likely to include the…
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Steel building construction for retail spaces

Tips for building your commercial property

Building your commercial property will take a lot of time, money, and effort. You must be patient as your project can be delayed by contractors, cost overruns, and permits. Luckily, with adequate planning, you can avoid certain unforeseen events for a smooth construction project. For instance, make the right financial projects to avoid money drains…
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Steel building construction for commercial spaces

3 simple steps to commercial property construction

Commercial property building processes might look overwhelming to you but they’re fairly simple when approached systematically. Below are the three most important stages that every contractor must follow to make the project a success: Planning and Design: Planning and design are the most important of the three stages. They involve choosing the site and designing…
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New home construction Nelson & Son Construction Service Denver CO

Kind words from customers

There is nothing more satisfying than receiving heartfelt thanks from customers. We also believe there is no better way of assessing the true value of any company. Here are half-a-dozen quick comments from customer testimonials… ‘…left my house cleaner than it was before they started’ ‘They even re-routed cabling that had been wrongly routed’ ‘My…
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New home construction contractor

A key early step in your custom home construction

Think about how important positive relationships are in all areas of your personal or work life. The same is certainly true for a custom home construction project. Having a firm foundation is as important in your relationship with your contractor as it is in the build itself. You want to choose a company who will…
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Steel building construction to match existing

Steel yourself for no maintenance

One of the most delightful advantages of steel buildings is the maintenance aspect. In short, there is nearly no maintenance necessary! If the exterior walls of your steel building get dirty in a dust or wind storm, or some other offbeat way (paint balls? pigeons?) – simply use a strong hose or power washer for…
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Finding the perfect general contractor for your retail project

Finding the perfect general contractor

When beginning your search to find the perfect contractor, always have a plan and a couple of ideas on what you want. This makes it easier to estimate a price, so your not completely surprised when the contractor gives his two cents. Also, if your contractor is too busy to start right away, that may…
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steel building contractor in colorado

3 Types Of Steel Buildings

Constructing a steel building has many advantages over traditional type buildings. Such as being resistant to corrosion, pests, and fire. Also, insurance premiums often get discounted due to their strength and resilience. Arch This type is a self-supporting structure with no trusses, columns or beams. The downfall is arch buildings are limited in size. Single…
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Steel buildings are great for auto repair shops

Are steel buildings safe in Colorado?

Steel construction creates particularly safe buildings that stand the test of time. They can survive some of Colorado’s harshest weather conditions and natural disasters. For instance, severe floods have affected certain parts of the Centennial State. Luckily, metal won’t absorb water. It’s also relatively easy to clean and dry. This prevents harmful mold growth. Steel…
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