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PROGRESS PROGRESS

HiCaliber does not build cookie cutter houses. Every home built by HiCaliber is one of a kind.  The detail that goes into our homes can’t be beat!

See the progress of the current home HiCaliber is building.

We are with the home owner from foundation to finish!!!

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Construction started in May and within 3 months this home is move in ready. Even with delays caused by the weather HiCaliber has not strayed from the deadline. We take pride in making sure we are not cutting corners, HiCaliber homes are built to last and come with a LENGTHY warranty most home builders can not compete with.

Our philosophy is, if you do it right the first time you won’t have to fix anything.
Call us today at 435-674-9338 when you are ready to build your custom home with HiCaliber.

Carpet Cleaning On A Regular Basis

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The Importance of carpet cleaning on a regular basis

In case you own a home or a business with carpet, then you know that your carpets can get dirty and require carpet cleaning to keep them looking their best. However, apart from just being clean there are plenty of other factors at to why you need to have a regular carpet cleaning.

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1. dirty carpet not only looks horrible but could also harbor lots of bacteria and germs. Those germs and bacteria can cause individuals in the house to become sick more often and will influence quality of air as well. Specific illnesses such as asthma can be activated and worsened by the germs and bacteria in dirty carpet. Therefore, if you desire to be healthier and have better indoor air quality it is wise to have your carpet cleaned on a regular basis!

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2. Odor is another common problem that could be easily traced back to dirty carpet. The odor is once again brought on by bacteria and also dirt as well as other particles held in the fibers. Especially if you are a pet owner. The pollen coming from their bodies and their fur could work its way to the carpet which the basic vacuuming can’t remove it all. This pet dander and fur build up can cause an odor as time passes.

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As you can see just vacuuming your dirty carpets regularly will suffice. In order to have truly clean, odor free, and clean air you need to have consistent carpet cleaning service! The number of times you will get them cleaned is perfectly up to you however each 3-6 months is a good rule of thumb.

Give HiCaliber a call at 435-674-9338 for your next carpet cleaning.  Mention the coupon and get a discount.  We have been top rated on Angie’s List.  We also have an outstanding star rating/reviews on Facebook and Google as well as other sites.

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Dressing it up with corbels

What is a corbel?

Corbel. In architecture a corbel or console is a structural piece of stone, wood or metal jutting from a wall to carry a superincumbent weight, a type of bracket. A corbel is a solid piece of material in the wall, whereas a console is a piece applied to the structure.

Below are examples of different ways corbels can be used in decorating and construction.

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Dressing up Exterior

The use of corbels in exterior design brings more dimension and attention to a home or property.

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 Custome Home being built by HiCaliber has exterior corbels

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The use of corbels for upper deck reinforcement
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 Decorative corbels for additional detail for mantels

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Using unique corbels beneath kitchen countertop

There is no limit as to how to use a corbel.  From the images shown above you can see the variety.   Corbels come in many different designs and the materials used to make them are endless.  When you decide to do that remodel or build you new home contact HiCaliber.  They are there every step of the way and make sure no detail is left unnoticed.

Call us at 435-674-9338  Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HiCaliber with of 6,700 likes.  Also on Instagram https://instagram.com/hicaliberstgeorge/

 

Dry Wall Installation

About the Process of Installing Drywall

Drywall installation requires the use of specialized tools and materials in order to achieve a seamless finish. Careful drywall installation involves taking precise measurements and making accurate cuts while taking care not to damage the flooring or ceilings. The entire process takes several days as each layer of mud between pieces of drywall needs to dry before the next layer can be added to create a smooth finish.

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Why Drywall Installation Is Not a DIY Project

From cutting the drywall to properly hanging it from the stud framing to taping, applying mud and painting it, one misstep can make the whole project look like a disaster. Instead of trying to do it yourself and then making a mistake that ruins the materials and wastes your time, it is more cost effective to hire a professional drywall installer to get the job done right the first time.

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Benefits of Professional Drywall Installation

•Better looking final result.
•You can spend your time working or doing activities you enjoy instead of struggling trying to figure out how to drywall the right way.
•Leaving the job to the professionals means you do not have to waste your money on tools and supplies that you’ll only use once. You won’t have to worry about buying too much or too little supplies or making extra trips to the home improvement store.
•You won’t have to worry about breathing in fumes or cleaning up a big mess, as the professional installation team does a complete job clean-up for you.

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Having a professional do the dry wall installation in your home gives you the opportunity to make the walls of your future home a focal statement!
Call HiCaliber today- 435-674-9338, find us on Facebook for promotions https://www.facebook.com/HiCaliber and Instagram https://instagram.com/hicaliberstgeorge

 

 

Certified Property Inspections

HomeInspection1Investing in a highly recommended Home Inspector pays off

As licensed general contractors since 1976, we completely understand the building process and know exactly what to look for while inspecting the quality of a home or commercial building.

If repairs or remodeling are necessary, HiCaliber is happy to provide a complimentary estimate to you, upon request. Guaranteed, we are the most thorough and comprehensive property-inspection company available in the region. We’ll give you the service you expect and deserve. It’s important to have an inspection performed with a company you can trust. Our sought-after and highly referred business speaks for itself. We are, and always will be “Committed to Excellence”.

HiCaliber performs home inspections throughout southern Utah and southern Nevada. If you would like to contact our office, please call (435) 674-9338 or (800) 492-6333 for outlying areas. We look forward to working with you!

Certifications

blog sizwHiCaliber inspectors are certified through the Association of Construction Inspectors (ACI) and the Housing Inspection Foundation (HIF).

ACI: Certified Construction Consultant, Certified Construction Inspector, Construction Project Manager

HIF: Registered Home Inspector, Certified Housing Consultant, Certified Home Inspector

Specializing In

  • Lead – Mold – Radon – Termite
  • Structural Settling Testing Available
  • Residential & Commercial Inspections
  • Consultation Service Available
  • Computer Inspection Reports
  • Pre-Construction Progress Reports
  • Complimentary Estimates & Repairs Included If Necessary

Home Inspection Pricing Breakdown

Square Feet Cost
Up to 1500 Call for quote
1501 – 2000 Call for quote
2001 – 2500 Call for quote
2501 – 3000 Call for quote
3001 – 3500 Call for quote
3501 – 4000 Call for quote
4001 – 4500 Call for quote
4501 – 5000 Call for quote
5001 – 5500 Call for quote
over 5501 sq. ft. Call for quote
Duplex Call for quote
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Included In Each Inspection

  • Structure – Includes foundation, framing and the impact of weather, time and gravity.
  • Roofing – Evaluates age, flashing, gutter, downspouts, skylights, chimneys, roof penetrations, and ventilation.
  • Exterior – Examine doors, windows, siding, trim, porches/decks, driveways, walkways, and grading around the house.
  • Interior – Analyze ceilings, walls, floors, doors, windows, steps, stairways, counter tops, cabinets and garage doors.
  • Electrical – Inspect receptacles, fixtures, ceiling fans, switches, service panels, breakers, smoke, and carbon alarms.
  • Plumbing – Review piping, water supply piping, waste and vent piping, fixtures, toilets, sinks, showers, hose bibs, and water softeners.
  • Heating and Cooling Systems – Inspect air conditioning, heat pump/furnace equipment air handler, condenser, evaporation coils, condensation drain supply, return ducting, ventilation, insulation, and fireplaces.
  • Appliances – If in the home at the time of inspection.
  • Swimming Pool/Hot Tub – Inspect pool interior finish, decking, visible piping, electrical, pump, and filter screen enclosures.

Environmental Testing

HiCaliber provides the following environmental tests at additional charge, upon request.

Environmental Test Cost Per Sample Environmental Test Details
Indoor Air Quality Call for quote Air samples are taken inside and outside the home at suspected problem areas. Results of any concentration of harmful air contaminants, allergens, types of mold, etc. are provided in a thorough report.
48 Hour Radon Test Call for quote Samples are taken in suspected problem areas over a period of 48 hours. After collected, the Radon samples are sent to a laboratory for evaluation.
Energy Audit Call for quote Multiple areas of the home are tested and examined for heat and cold efficiency. Problem areas are described in a checklist report and given at the time of the home inspection.
Meth Use & Lab Detection Call for quote Samples are taken at possible problem areas throughout the home. Once collected, samples are sent to a professional laboratory to determine the presence and concentration of Methamphetamine use or production.
Asbestos Sampling Call for quote Samples are taken at possible problem areas throughout the home. Once collected, samples are sent to a professional laboratory to determine the presence and concentration of Asbestos.
Mold Sampling Call for quote Cotton swab and/or air samples are taken at possible problem areas throughout the home. Once collected, samples are sent to a professional laboratory to determine the presence, concentration, and type of mold.
Lead Sampling Call for quote Samples are taken at possible problem areas throughout the home. Once collected, samples are sent to a professional laboratory to determine the presence and concentration of Lead.

images (1)*All testing is available without an inspection, but a service-call fee is added to the sampling cost when not included as part of an inspection.

Call us at 435-674-9338 and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Impossible Carpet Stains

Nothing is IMPOSSIBLE with HiCaliber at your door!
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HiCaliber will treat your home or business as if it was our own. Our company is completely customer driven and our repeated referral business speaks for itself. We have performed thousands of carpet cleaning services since we started business in 1976 and we pride ourselves on doing each job right the first time.

When we perform a cleaning service our goal is to restore your carpet to its ‘like new’ appearance. It is recommended that your carpets be cleaned at least once or twice a year with a professional steam-extraction cleaning process. Doing this helps to preserve the life of your carpet, and creates a cleaner environment for you and your loved ones.

We also offer monthly cleaning specials; call our office to book your carpet cleaning today!

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10-Step Deluxe Plan

1. Furniture Moving: The utmost care is exercised in moving your furniture during the cleaning process.
2. Heavy Duty Vacuuming: We use a highly efficient, commercial-grade vacuum for maximum dry-soil removal, with additional emphasis on areas near baseboards.
3. Spot Removal: Special spotting agents will be used in an attempt to remove persistent spots.
4. Pre-Conditioning: Specially formulated agents are used to prepare your carpets for maximum soil suspension.
5. Carpet Agitation: A conditioning agent is groomed into the carpet fibers, bathing each fiber entirely while the soil rises to the surface.
6. Jet Stream Extraction: Heated soft-water is injected deeply into the carpet fibers. Then a powerful suction extracts the dirt and filth, as well as the excess cleaning solution; 98% of the moisture is removed!
7. Low-Speed Buffing: Removes excess cleaning agents and insures thorough soil removal.
8. Baseboards / Fab Set Application: Special attention is paid to carpet near walls and corners. Application of this special agent helps to neutralize the PH balance of your carpet.
9. Tab Furniture: Furniture and/or objects that may leave marks on the floor are placed on carpet-safe blocks. We also place moisture resistant protectors under all legs of furniture to avoid rust or furniture stains. These tabs are easily removed by our customers once the carpets have dried.
10. Final Finishing: We carefully groom your carpet’s pile, which results in maximum appearance, softness and rapid drying.

Carpet protection should also be considered each time you have your carpets professionally cleaned. This application is inexpensive and very worthwhile. When you are in need of carpet repair work, re-stretching, animal odor removal, or installation of new carpet, let us take care of you. We are competitively priced and available to work on jobs of any size!

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Call our office, check our website, or “Like” us on Facebook to see what cleaning specials we are currently running. Stay tuned — We change our specials monthly!

 

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New Construction Progression

The progress of a custom HiCaliber home 
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The exterior is done being textured, now it’s time for paint!
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Ready for custom outdoor lighting to be installed!
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What would you do with 1,500 sq. feet of garage space? The possibilities are endless!!!
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It’s all about the details in a HiCaliber home! Take a look at the progress of the custom ceilings!

HiCaliber never cuts corners to save on costs. This particular home has specialized insulation, it may cost more than traditional in the beginning, but with the savings in utility costs it will pay for itself quickly. Investing in quality doesn’t always cost more. You save money in the long run!

It’s all about QUALITY!

Call HiCaliber when you are ready to build your new home or business. We are highly recommend among the Saint George Community and surrounding areas.
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New Construction In Southern Utah

Using HiCaliber for new construction won’t disappoint

“We are with you every STEP of the way”

Great projects are under way for the Team at HiCaliber.  This new build is going to be an eye catcher. Our commitment to you as a homeowner is one of quality, fair pricing, and great service during your new-build construction. We take pride in our work and dedicate our time and expertise to bringing your dreams into reality!

See the progression of this gorgeous home below! From foundation to exterior walls and roofing!

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No detail will be forgotten, no corners will be cut! We pride ourselves quality!

Energy efficiency is the new wave in new construction, and HiCaliber knows how to build economical, efficient buildings that are both functional yet eye appealing. HiCaliber is an award winning builder with State, Local and National awards. We have been building in Arizona, Nevada and Utah, as well as out of the country since 1976.

This particular home is being built with a specialized insulation that is literally sprayed onto the walls and ceiling, making it easier for attic access. The home owner won’t have to worry about debris and insulation falling from the ceiling. Also the temperature will never raise 4 degrees higher than the home temperature. Anyone who has ever been in an attic knows how important it is to have temperature control. They won’t need gloves to access any holiday décor either, the insulation will also keep the heat in.

The roof is being built with custom tiles that allow wind to circulate through and be released at the top. Yet another brilliant cost saver. Roof repairs will be minimal over the years.

With more than 11,000 new construction projects under our belts, you can be sure that the HiCaliber Professionals have the knowledge to get your job done right.

Rodent Infestation

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Just recently HiCaliber was called for a job involving a rodent issue.

When there is an infestation involving rodents/pests in a home IT IS VITAL TO HAVE A PROFESSIONAL INVESTIGATE!

The job required special equipment and bio hazard suits as the rodents had taken over the duct system and some had died inside.  The smell ALONE required special breathing devices.

Many home owners will have a second home that is a get away.  Meaning, the only time the property is occupied is a few weeks out of the year.

Unfortunately pests/rodents are VERY creative and motivated to get inside homes.  If there is no one living there, sometimes the situation goes unnoticed for a long time.

The situation was contained and the property is in the process of being repaired back to it’s former glory.

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Our professionally trained technicians are certified in bio-recovery and are equipped to handle jobs including:

• Animal Waste and Carcass Cleanup (Birds, Bats, Rodents, Skunks, etc.)
• Contagious Disease Decontamination
• Crime/Death/Suicide Scene Decontamination
• Drug/Meth Lab Cleanup
• Human Waste Decontamination
• Industrial and Commercial Accident Decontamination
• Law Enforcement Decontamination (Holding Cells, Police Vehicles, Interrogation Rooms, etc.)
• Vehicle Cleanup

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We use industry-approved protocols to safely and completely remove the bio-hazard damages, returning the premises back to pre-loss condition. We serve a wide range of clients which include insurance carriers, city and county municipalities, police departments, property managers, commercial building owners, and private residences. For more than 30 years of business we have gained extensive and unparalleled experience in the processing of bio-hazard cleaning. We are well equipped to handle the meticulous-work required to decontaminate areas following a sewage back up, crime scene, or even death.

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Our job is to handle the cleanup as quickly and effectively as possible. We take our duties very seriously. Given the nature of risk involved with bio-hazard scenes, we immediately respond to the service call and work tirelessly to resolve the situation. It is imperative to hire a business you can trust and feel comfortable working with. HiCaliber is surely the company you need.