Blog

Lichtefeld, Inc. Your local Butler Builder
27Apr

Lichtefeld, Inc. Your local Butler Builder

Let LICHTEFELD handle the "business of building" while YOU handle "building your business!"

Since the early 1970’s Lichtefeld, Inc. has been a Butler builder in the Kentucky/Indiana region.  What is a Butler builder you ask?  A reputable contractor in partnership with Butler manufacturing  designing and erecting  custom Butler commercial metal building packages for  a given construction project.   Lichtefeld, Inc consults with their clients, determines “the need” for building …

Read More
Be Safe With Lichtefeld, Inc.
23Mar

Be Safe With Lichtefeld, Inc.

Lichtefeld, Inc. posts it’s safety records on the job site,  in the job trailer for all to see.  Employees, former employees, owners, and their representatives have the right to review OSHA Form 300 in its entirety. They also have limited access to the OSHA Form 301 or is equivalent. See 29 CFR part 1004.35, in OSHA’s …

Read More
Feature Client of the Month – Lennox Industries
21Feb

Feature Client of the Month – Lennox Industries

Lichtefeld, Inc. recently had the opportunity to design and construct a “build to suite” project for Lenox Industries. This 15,000 s.f. office/warehouse building is located in the Bluegrass Industrial Park in Louisville, Kentucky. This location is being used for heating and air conditioning equipment and parts distribution.   The building is a Butler manufactured custom engineered …

Read More
The Butler Roof Difference
05Feb

The Butler Roof Difference

We will not compromise your roof system with unguided field measuring alone.  Some people still believe in the tape measure and chalk line method of installations is the only means of  construction. NOT BUTLER; Field measuring with ordinary tools cannot insure that your roof system will fit up well, go down straight, align properly or …

Read More
Thinking about a new building?
23Jan

Thinking about a new building?

Don't wait, start now!

Planning and permitting can take up to 6 months to get through regarding design work and permits. The Louisville, Kentucky market requires a District Development Plan approval process that CAN take two months to get through.  Then, you have to go through MSD, Public Works, Landscaping Dept., Fire Department, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing approvals, as well as …

Read More
Winter Snow and Concrete… KEEP from damaging your Concrete in the winter!!
01Dec

Winter Snow and Concrete… KEEP from damaging your Concrete in the winter!!

                                                            TAKE CARE OF YOUR CONCRETE SURFACES WARNING USE OF DEICERS ON YOUR NEW DRIVE, SIDEWALK OR PATIO COULD BE HARMFUL FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ANNOUNCES ENFORCEMENT POLICY REGARDING DECEPTIVE REPRESENTATIONS OF CHEMICAL PRODUCTS USED TO MELT SNOW AND ICE. ‘The Federal Trade Commission has investigated reports of damage to concrete surfaces caused by chemical products …

Read More
Tips to Protect Workers in Cold Environments
14Nov

Tips to Protect Workers in Cold Environments

  Prolonged exposure to freezing or cold temperatures may cause serious health problems such as trench foot, frostbite and hypothermia. In extreme cases, including cold water immersion, exposure can lead to death. Danger signs include uncontrolled shivering, slurred speech, clumsy movements, fatigue and confused behavior. If these signs are observed, call for emergency help. How …

Read More
YouthBuild Louisville Groundbreaking
13Jul

YouthBuild Louisville Groundbreaking

YouthBuild Louisville, along with Lichtefeld, Inc. and city leaders broke ground on an 8,000 s.f., 1.5 million-dollar expansion that will allow YouthBuild Louisville to double the number of kids it’s helping. YouthBuild Louisville is an education, job training and leadership program that provides low-income young adults ages 18-24 opportunities to realize their potential as active …

Read More
Metal Over Metal Re-roof
26May

Metal Over Metal Re-roof

Got ROOF leaks? Is your ROOF old and deteriorated? Tired of spending money year after year fixing the moving targets on your roof? Are you looking for ways to help lower energy costs? Lichtefeld, Inc. can help provide solutions to fit every budget. One solution is the Butler® Re-roof Systems. Butler re-roof systems are affordable …

Read More
Feature Client of the Month – Tony’s Wrecker Service
13Apr

Feature Client of the Month – Tony’s Wrecker Service

In November 2015, Lichtefeld, Inc. completed this state of the art 14,160 s.f. office and maintenance garage for Tony’s Wrecker Service. William H. (Tony) Voelker started in the towing industry in 1937. He established Tony’s Wrecker Service in 1956, in St. Matthews. Tony’s Wrecker Service has been serving Eastern Jefferson County since that time; under …

Read More