Florida Construction Blog

13Apr
How to Find the Best Walk-In Cooler Latch Kit for Your Restaurant
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

If you notice your walk-in cooler warming up a few degrees after a busy shift and taking several hours to cool back down, you could easily end up with a spoilage issue on your hands. Food spoilage is a serious cut to a restaurant’s bottom line, so you’ll want to immediately troubleshoot the cause of […]

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9Apr
6 Reliable Walk-in Cooler Thermometers and Thermostats
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

Food spoilage is a serious threat to the profitability of any restaurant. I’m sure you know all too well the razor-thin margins that many restaurants operate under. The average is 5 percent, and that’s without any food spoilage. Therefore, a restaurant that’s losing more than 5 percent of its food inventory costs to spoilage is […]

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14Feb
How to Find the Right Fixtures and Fittings for Your Farm-to-Table Restaurant Bathroom
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

I’ve seen the restaurant industry change dramatically over the years, and the truth is, it’s just getting started. Today’s restaurant-goers expect more than just a meal. They expect an incredible experience. And that experience doesn’t stop at an amazing meal. Every aspect of the restaurant – from the lighting when they walk in to the […]

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12Feb
What to Look for In Office and Other Commercial Flooring Products
By: Max Tripodi

If you operate a sprawling and well-established office complex or commercial space with hundreds of employees and guests, your flooring needs are going to be much different than a small start-up firm with just a few team members. However big or small your facility, there are some standard considerations to think through when choosing the […]

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10Feb
Outfitting Your Restaurant with The Best Exterior Door Hardware
By: Max Tripodi Comments: 0

What people want and expect when eating out at a restaurant today is very different than what people looked for in a dining experience just a decade ago. The customer mindset used to be focused solely on the type of meal and how much it cost. Today’s guests want more than just a meal; they […]

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pompano beach nightclub
12Apr
Case Study: Pompano Beach Nightclub
By: admin

Right in the heart of Pompano Beach, a golden-tinged sparkle of Las Vegas glitter has quietly materialized over the last five years. Tall, fluted Greek columns reach two stories upward, connecting to ornate lintels that wrap around the top of the building.  As evening twilight settles in, the Hammondville Road nightclub virtually glows with spotlights […]

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worst mistakes when building a restaurant
2Apr
7 Mistakes You Can Make When Building or Renovating a Restaurant
By: Max Tripodi

It is an exciting experience to be one of the first customers to discover a trendy new restaurant with delicious food, a unique concept, and a great atmosphere is an exciting experience. However, it’s not exciting when the restaurant falls flat because of building design issues that could have been easily avoided with proper planning. […]

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Slip-resistant flooring for restaurants
25Mar
Product Reviews: Slip-Resistant Flooring
By: Max Tripodi

When it comes to the remodeling or construction of a restaurant, your choice of flooring should be a top consideration. No matter where in the restaurant your flooring is installed, conditions such as texture and durability should always be met. If they’re not, customers and employees could trip, slip, or fall, resulting in injury, lawsuits, […]

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Florida building codes for restaurants
21Mar
Florida Building Codes for Restaurants
By: Max Tripodi

About the Florida Building Code Florida first implemented statewide building codes in the 1970s during a major construction boom. The building code as we know it today was established in the early 1990s after a comprehensive review of the state’s building code system. The review found widespread inconsistencies in how the building code was applied […]

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Sardelli Italian Steak House
28Feb
Case Study: Sardelli Italian Steak House
By: Max Tripodi

The heavy, ornate door that serves as the main entrance to one of South Florida’s premiere fine dining establishments couldn’t be more unassuming as it blends in along Van Buren Street in Hollywood, Florida. Besides the door, the only other indicator that something truly special awaits inside is the building’s size—five majestic stories nestled comfortably […]

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