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.

Guidelines for Assembling Scaffolding New York

Frame scaffolding, made from welded steel tubing (also called "pipe staging") is only safe if it is erected properly. Once the staging is erected with the proper planks, it should be like standing on a floor —which will make your crew more comfortable and safe.

How to Regreen a Home New York

Architect and "Not So Big" life style visionary Sarah Susanka says when it comes to green remodeling, it's not only about sustainability, energy efficiency and durability, but also innate beauty and the appropriateness in size.

Green Products for the Home New York

A line of bathroom furnishings made from sustainably grown bamboo and recycled concrete, the Katharos collection includes a vanity made from wall-suspended cabinetry available in two colors topped by a countertop that comes in three colors, two lengths, and three configurations of cabinet doors and drawers.

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.

Formwork Rust New York

Steel formwork is used in prefabrication operations because of its robustness and reusability, as well as its ability to produce prefabricated units with smooth surfaces. On these steel molds, brownish-reddish rust spots sometimes form while the concrete hardens. This rust could lead to brown or red spotty discolorations on the concrete surface lower the concrete element's appearance, Fig. 1 .

Handling Siding Materials New York

Like all siding materials, fiber cement has a learning curve. With a few simple steps, however, you can achieve excellent results on a consistent basis. Here are the biggest mistakes to avoid.

Environmentally Friendly Oils New York

Motor oil, two-cycle oil, even hydraulic oil are going green in New York. Green Earth Technologies is selling the first products in a line of naturally organic, biodegradable, high-performance motor oils, including environmentally friendly hydraulic oil for heavy equipment.

Festool C12 Cordless Drill New York

Festool C12 in New York is the best 12-volt drill/driver I've ever used. As powerful and versatile as it is small, Festool's C12 sets a new category standard. I tested it drilling small and large holes, driving various lengths of wood screws and Tapcons, and even mixing thinset. The C12 was a great tool at every step.

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.

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.