SLS Construction

SLS Construction

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(Sean Lintow Sr.) I am the owner of SLS Construction & Building Solutions, and currently specialize in using my 20+ years in the building trades to help new home builders & homeowners build better more efficient homes that are comfortable & healthy. As an independent energy auditor & program verifier we offer "Real Solutions not Sales Pitches."

Available on the web at & our blog (AKA the HTRC or Homeowners & Trades Resource Center)

(SLS Construction & Building Solutions is based in Naperville, Illinois.)

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pro tricks and tips for taking out a wall

Pro Tips and Tricks for Taking Out a Wall. Oh! & Removing a Pocket Door Too

While rare in these parts, I happen to know quite a lot about them. One of the nice items for many of them including this one is that none of the interior walls are load bearing which brings us to this post. My tips, tricks & How to Take Out a Wall.This wall ...

2013 Remodeling Show Recap, Sean Lintow Reports

This year unfortunately JB wasn't able to attend the Remodeling Show being held in Chicago. BUT, I managed to make it, as it just so happens to be in my new back yard, and eeks! I was now on the other side of the presentation podium. With that, here are my rambling thoughts on the two days I spent at the 2013 Remodeling Show. [Click to Read More]

106 Yards Later: A Remodeling Show Recap :: The Chosen One – Sean Lintow Sr.

OK it was more like 1779 miles, approximately 90 gallons of gas, 11 hours of driving in the rain on Monday just in time for everyone to show up at Camden Yards… but oh what a great trip & time. As the first ever winner, aka “The Chosen One” (and may I truthfully add - very surprised winner) I have to thank JB for coming up with this ideas along with the fine folks at DAP Products, American Standard, Houzz and Wilsonart HD. I would also like to thank the three judges; Mark & Theresa Clement of My Fix it Up Life, Leah Thayer of Daily 5 Remodel & Timothy Dahl of Charles & Hudson. [...]
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Installing a Bathroom Fan Timer

Would you like to guess what my most frequent piece of advice is for homeowners to improve their indoor air quality, comfort, and to help save energy? I can tell you It isn’t air sealing, installing new windows (try dead last for that one), adding insulation, or anything else similar to that. Quite simply it is to install a $20 timer for the bathroom vents. As luck would have it, I had to replace a few in my place (thanks kids…) and I thought I would show you the process. [...]

Energy Audit Cost :: What’s in a Price?

. . . While there are hundreds if not thousands of variations of “audits” performed daily, it essentially boils down to two types; survey style & diagnostic. [ . . . ]
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