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Epoxy Floor Coatings Done Right (4 Common Mistakes to Avoid)

Adding an Epoxy floor coating to a garage or workshop gives homeowners more finished square footage, along with other benefits.  It is durable, easy to maintain and when done correctly, looks fantastic. The key to a long-lasting, beautiful epoxy floor is choosing a professional with the experience and know-how to do the job right. Read [...]

By |2019-03-09T13:31:48+00:00October 24th, 2014|Categories: Remodeling Tips|0 Comments

YB Completes Miracle League Outfield Fence

"Dave, The Miracle League outfield fence looks awesome.  Please tell everyone on your team involved how much we appreciate your hard work and attention to detail. The field crew was great to work with.  YBC can be proud of their involvement. I am always glad to work with YBC as  a valued trade partner. You [...]

By |2019-02-06T20:35:18+00:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Employee Blog|0 Comments

4 Remodeling Projects that Provide a Great Return on Investment

Now is a great time to make improvements to your home or rental property  ̶ but it can often be difficult to determine where to begin, especially if the entire home needs updating. In general, it's a good idea to start with those projects that are likely to give you the most return on your [...]


EXTREME HEAT Extreme heat kills by pushing the body beyond its limits.  In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. Extreme heat can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Extreme heat can also increase the risk of [...]

By |2019-03-09T13:31:48+00:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: Employee Blog|0 Comments

On the Horizon…

Younger Brothers Companies continues to expand, meeting the needs and requests of builders and homeowners alike through innovative and aesthetically pleasing measures.  The newest addition to the Younger Brothers Companies lineup brings choices for flooring and other hard surfaces through coating applications. Among the products offered will be a multitude of solid color epoxies for [...]

By |2019-02-06T20:29:30+00:00April 12th, 2014|Categories: Do-it-yourself Tips|0 Comments

The Million Can Crusade Food Drive

Success! Younger Brothers' Companies would like to sincerely thank everyone involved in our recent Cans for Construction food drive! The Younger Brothers Cans for Construction initiative was a companywide effort to contribute to Arizona’s Food Banks. We started Cans for Construction in August with two teams of 35 Younger Brothers employees and the goal was [...]

Most Impressive Phoenix Construction Projects 2013

  Phoenix ranks No. 3 in the nation  for construction industry job growth, according to a recent report in the Phoenix Business Journal. Between the months of June 2012 and June 2013, over 9,600 jobs were added to the workforce. This is satisfying news for the Arizona construction industry, especially following a prolonged state of stagnation [...]

2013 Construction Industry Outlook and Reflection

State of the Industry Construction lays the foundation for the success of almost all business. When the construction industry is healthy and prosperous, it has a notable effect on job growth. When one construction job finishes, additional employment opportunities are seemingly created out of thin air. Because of this, the construction industry has a profound [...]

10 Replacement Window Tips

Double- and triple-glazed replacement windows are more energy efficient than their single pane counterparts. Energy efficient windows benefit homeowners by providing better insulation, preventing air leakage through cracks and holes. Replacement windows that comply with Energy Star standards are rated based on the climate in which you live, making the Energy Star standard the benchmark [...]