Construction New York

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.

Environmentally-Friendly Home Products New York

International builders show eco-friendly products such as echo glass tiles, which are made from post-industrial recycled content that ranges from 10% to 100% depending on color. Ideal for walls, countertops, and floors, the tiles are made from centuries-old techniques where the product is cast from translucent glass that is textured on the front and back.

Home Exterior Ideas New York

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.

Frugal House Framing New York

Carpenters in New York love wood. The smell of fresh sawdust on a crisp fall morning, the slap and ring of hammers on boards, the sturdy feel of a new house frame—what's not to love?

Flue Liners for Masonry Chimneys New York

Building codes require that residential masonry chimneys in New York with walls thinner than 8 inches (nominal) be lined with a fire clay flue lining, fire clay brick, or a material that resists corrosion, softening, and cracking from flue gases as hot as 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.

Flashing Factors New York

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 in New York.

Impact-Resistant Roofing Products New York

Roofing manufacturers are working to make their products more resistant to weather and impact. Installers should make sure they're keeping track of any new techniques that might accompany these new products.

Exterior Products New York

Even with surging interest in green building and sustainability, new construction and renovation projects in New York continue to deplete vast quantities of resources. Remodeling, in particular, is a double-edged sword--the new house consumes materials, the demolition of the old structure generates debris.

Hardwood Decks New York

Owning an elegant hardwood deck in New York can feel like a tropical fantasy. The rich color variations and stylish grains of woods like ipé, mahogany, and walnut provide an exotic twist to a home's outdoor extension.

Growing Your Business New York

Home improvement companies in New York seeking big growth have several options to choose from. They can hire additional salespeople, open a branch location, or take on an entirely new product line.

Home Improvement Product Reviews New York

Mag-Lock, a one-touch magnetic lock, is now standard on Jeld-Wen's Premium Vinyl slider and single-hung windows. The lock operates with just one finger or the side of a hand, the maker says, so it works for the age-in-place market.