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.

Home Exterior Products New York

The Distinction Doors Signature Series of fiberglass entry doors has been expanded with the Rustic Collection. The Southwestern-style doors use the manufacturer's Hydroshield Technology to protect against moisture and water damage and prevent rotting and rusting.

Home Siding Tips New York

After installing window and door trim, either make flashing using a sheet metal brake or apply flashing pre-bent to the correct trim size. Nail your flashing to the wall, not to the trim, because if you put holes in the flashing, you've defeated its purpose.

Framing Square New York

When someone says "framing square," we all probably think of the same object. But before it became a mass-produced tool in early 19th century America–and the tool we all think of–medieval European timber framers used framing squares to lay out bents and ribbed vaults for houses and cathedrals.

Fan-Fold Foam Board New York

Fan-fold foam board in New York is widely marketed as an easy fix for improving the thermal performance and water resistance of walls when re-siding. But if not applied properly, this option could lead to moisture problems, according to leading building-science experts.

Fibers for Permeability New York

Permeability is defined as the property that governs the rate of fluid flow through a porous solid (Ref. 1). The porosity of cement paste determines the permeability of concrete (Ref. 2). The water-cement ratio is one of the largest contributors to porosity development, but, on the whole, porosity is determined through chemical interaction.

Eliminating Swirls in Precast Panels New York

What can we do to eliminate swirls in precast panels? Sid Freedman of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute says such swirls are signs of segregation caused by the placing method. Read on to know more.

Home Improvement Marketing New York

The Internet has become a primary resource for consumers considering home improvements in New York. If you don't have a Web site, consumers can't find you. Furthermore, for that Web site to generate leads, it must be visible to search engines such as Google, Yahoo, MSN, etc.

Green Product Reviews New York

Englert LEED-compliant standing seam metal roof with photovoltaic laminates delivers much of the energy needs of the average American home without tapping into local utility resources.

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.

Hand-Held Power Saws New York

The WSR 1400-PE reciprocating saw features a smart power system that maintains blade speed under load and reduces cutting time. The saw is ergonomically designed with a vibration control, front hand grip, comfort side handle, and keyless blade clamp.