Construction

Thanks to the evolution of construction, building homes and offices can now be done more efficiently and effectively. The following articles will provide you with information on the equipment and techniques used in the construction industry today.

Flooring and Finish Products

In the following article, you will learn some information about building products like floors, walls and finishes. These products are from companies like Happywood, Fabral Metal Roof and Wall Systems, IdeaPaint and InPro Corp..

Framing a Pergola

There's a saying in the remodeling industry that the best customer is the one you already have, meaning someone who calls you back for multiple jobs.

Incorrect Testing Practices

Conducting other tests improperly can also cause rejection of in-spec concrete at the jobsite. Have your drivers learn the correct methods for sampling concrete, measuring slump and air content, and making and curing strength-test specimens in the field. They're your first line of defense against needlessly rejected loads of concrete.

Galvanized Wall Ties

Do wall ties need to be galvanized in solid masonry walls? The steel used in concrete is typically not coated. Wouldn't solid masonry offer protection similar to that offered by concrete?

Inner Corner at Base of Wall

The concrete masonry can be connected to the corner column with a debonded shear anchor. This type of anchor resists out-of-plane (but not in-plane) shear forces and permits movement between the steel column and concrete masonry.

Flashing Factors

Rowlock brick sills contain many joints and are particularly susceptible to water penetration. For this reason, I do not recommend their use in freeze-thaw environments.

Energy-Efficient Lighting Controls

In fact, when it comes to marketing and selling energy-efficient, digital home technology, lighting control is a reasonable place to start.

Home Exterior Ideas

The William E. Poole Collection of polyurethane decorative and structural millwork includes balustrade systems, cupolas, newel posts, window and door trims, louvers, gables, dormers, and cornice details reflecting a wide variety of traditional architectural styles.

Forklift Operation

Lumberyards across the country use NLBMDA's award-winning forklift training program to see how they measure up with OSHA's standards. The program can help you guarantee that you meet forklift safety requirements.

HOBO U30/NRC Weather Station Starter Kit

HOBO U30/NRC Weather Station Starter Kit is a new weather monitoring kit that combines the company's most rugged, research-grade data logging weather station with a suite of plug-and-play weather sensors.

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