Winter is slowly creeping in, and the colder temperatures have already given our furnaces a workout. Assuming we experience typical temperatures this Winter, MUD estimates on average residential customers will pay 17-18% more on their natural gas bill this winter. Add this to higher costs across the board due to inflation, and many homeowners will […]
Prepare Your Home for Winter
It won’t be long before Winter settles into the Midwest. Before the first snowfall, the Prairie Construction teams recommend you take some precautions to avoid ice jams and costly energy loss in your home. One important aspect of winter home preparation is ensuring that you have a reliable and efficient source of heating fuel, such […]
Time to Build
We could see an increase of close to 10 percent in construction projects in 2023, according to the American Institute of Architect’s AIA Consensus Construction Forecast. And 2024 could see an additional increase of six percent. This is great news! The construction industry, like most industries, slowed down during the pandemic. Labor shortages and supply chain issues […]
Get Your Home Ready for Early Record ...
The forecast is calling for record lows, the first hard freeze of the season. It might be catching some of us off guard because we have been enjoying nice days with cool nights. The Prairie Construction team suggests a few quick things you should do around the house before the temperatures dip below freezing: Make […]
Empty Office Space Makes Renovation a...
Pandemic restrictions have essentially been lifted, and many companies have implemented a return-to-work policy. But for several companies, it won’t be a return to “normal”. Many businesses have adopted a hybrid schedule, while others are deciding not to return at all and stay remote. That means a lot of office space is sitting empty in Omaha. The surge in empty office […]
Renovate vs. Build
The Prairie Construction team would like to thank O’Donnell, Ficenec, Wills & Ferdig, LLP for partnering with us on their recent office renovation project. The Omaha-based certified public accounting company occupied the second floor of the First National Bank building located at 114th & Dodge St. The OFWF team recognized the need for an updated space and chose to renovate their existing […]
Memorial Day Greetings
The Prairie Construction team would like to send Memorial Day greetings to all of our friends and customers. This weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, but more importantly, it is a time for us to reflect on those who have served our country. The brave men and women who serve or have served in […]
Sheltering Tree in Papillion
The City of Papillion held a groundbreaking ceremony on April 7 at the site of the new Sheltering Tree location. Prairie Construction is proud to be the construction company chosen for this important project. Sheltering Tree, Inc. creates and operates affordable, quality apartments for adults with developmental disabilities to assist them in achieving maximum independence, […]
Another Reason to Work for Prairie Co...
If you or someone you know if looking for a rewarding career in construction, here’s another reason to consider working for Prairie Construction. We are a successful, established, local construction company – and we value our employees! Last week, we held our quarterly Employee Appreciation Celebration where we honored employees celebrating milestone anniversaries and significant […]
Springtime at Prairie Construction ...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Prairie Construction. March is here and that means the start of the college basketball tournament. We love the excitement of the competition, the rivalries, the upsets and the bracket busters – and we love that Spring is here! This year we’re participating on the radio. During the tournament listen for […]