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June 10, 2020
Conservatory

Tips to Build a Conservatory

A Conservatory is commonly referred to as the greenhouse or sunroom and is often considered the best part of any garden. That’s why your best bet is to use a space where there is a […]
June 10, 2020
Construction Project

Minimizing The Risk Of Mistakes For A Successful Construction Project

Construction projects can go wrong. The scale and complexity of plans and the level of precision and cooperation required can make it difficult to achieve perfection. The good news is that there are ways to […]
June 9, 2020
Energy Models for Buildings

Understanding the Three Types of Energy Models for Buildings

Simply by looking at the nameplate data and functioning program of a building, we can easily estimate its energy consumption. One important thing to note here is that the link between various building systems and […]
June 8, 2020
ADUs

Why ADUs are becoming so popular

The housing crisis is still affecting California, even though job numbers are on the rise, and the economy is on a steady line. This situation is caused by a number of reasons. More and more […]
June 5, 2020
Home Remodel

Cheap Home Remodel and Redesign Tips

Many people think of high costs whenever home remodeling is mentioned; probably the reason why most people postpone the idea of a home makeover. However, home remodeling and redesigning don’t have to cost a lot […]
June 4, 2020
Commercial Building

How To Avoid Moisture Issues With Your New-Build Commercial Building

When it comes to construction projects, one thing any builder can agree on is the issue that they face when it comes to moisture. Mostly it can be an issue caused by metal buildings that […]
June 3, 2020
bathroom

Best tips and time for remodeling your bathroom

Renovating your home and renovating just the bathroom are very different things. When remodeling your home, you are perhaps looking to give a new look to the entire house. For bathroom remodeling, the idea is […]
June 3, 2020
foundation

What are 5 Top Reasons for a Foundation to be Damaged?

A building’s foundation doesn’t carry its own load. The design load of a building and its foundation are supported by the ground beneath. This ground beneath comprises fully, of natural earth, and as such, is […]
June 2, 2020
Renovation

Renovation Tips For A Successful Project

Now that everyone is stuck at home and have been for some time, it is a good idea to consider home renovation or even commercial renovation projects. When it comes to renovation, there are a […]
June 1, 2020
Building Ventilation

Coronavirus Prevention: ASHRAE Guidelines for Building Ventilation

This is an article in the series adapting to the pandemic, where we intend to share useful tips for making it through these troublesome times. Reducing the supply of direct outdoor air, when needed, is the […]
May 29, 2020
Roof Insulation

Understanding Roof Insulation Methods

A reliable energy-efficient roofing system needs a solid roof membrane, in many cases a vapor barrier, and beneath that an insulation suitable for space, pitch, and material needs. The purpose of insulation is to provide […]
May 28, 2020
Masonry construction

Masonry Construction: Characteristics and Misconceptions

Masonry construction goes as far as the early days of the millennial construction industry. Being one of the oldest, it is also one of the most popular building techniques. Masonry can serve as the building […]
May 28, 2020
Impact of COVID-19 in the Construction Industry

Useful Tips For Managing the Impact of COVID-19 in the Construction Industry

This is an article in the series adapting to the pandemic, where we intend to share useful tips for making it through these troublesome times. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the construction industry hard. As soon […]
May 27, 2020
Building Project on Budget

How to Safely Keep a Building Project on Budget

Construction projects have a bit of an unfortunate reputation; some people think “on-time and under budget” is a myth in our industry. Let’s start by affirming that it’s absolutely not a myth; buildings that are […]
May 27, 2020
Concrete vs Steel

Concrete vs Steel: What You Need to Know

In the 3rd century BCE, the combination of water with volcanic dust, aggregate, gypsum, or lime by the Romans, made the first-ever concrete mix in history. Fast forward two millenniums later, concrete is a leading […]
May 25, 2020
Commercial Construction Process

12 Steps Toward a Successful Commercial Construction Process

Have you found yourself immersed in a confusing landscape of codes and permits, of construction schematics and environmental analyses?  The planning and construction of a commercial building may seem like a daunting process, but it […]
May 23, 2020
structural design

What is structural design?

Structural design is a methodical investigation to get the economical specification of a structure or a structural element to carry the predicted load safely. The goal of structural design is to produce structures that can resist […]
May 22, 2020
Cross-Laminated Timber

Cross-Laminated Timber – What is it and when does it make sense?

Early in the 1900s, there weren’t what we call “high rise buildings” today, with the 482’ Strasbourg Cathedral being the world’s tallest building. Other than walking, the use of horses and wind sails as forms […]
May 20, 2020
remodeling

7 Custom storage solutions to consider while remodeling

Are you thinking about remodeling your home? Though the thought about having a fresh-looking home can be exciting, the actual work of remodeling can be really stressful. If you don’t have enough space in your […]
May 19, 2020
Keeping Your Employees And Customers Safe

Minimizing Risks During Lockdown: Keeping Your Employees And Customers Safe

The Coronavirus pandemic has flipped the world on its head, but all is not lost. With construction, getting started again and customers keen to get on with projects and plans now is an excellent time […]
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