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.

Easy Excel Estimators New York

Almost every remodeler I've run into dislikes estimating, especially if it takes time away from the family to make some demanding tire-kicker happy. What's needed are some simple tools that will get you to a selling price you can live with — fast — and leave the detailed take-off for after you actually have the job.

Fighting Fastener Corrosion New York

Deck building used to be simpler. At the lumberyard, you’d load up on CCA-treated 2-by stock for the floor system, 6x6s for the posts, and whatever the budget allowed for the decking — anything from 1x6 pressure treated to more-expensive 1x4 Doug fir.

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.

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.

INNOVA® 3100 Tools New York

The INNOVA 3100 single item in New York alone is believed to account for as much as 20 percent of all OBD2 tool sales in the U.S., according to industry and internal calculations. Equus has doubled its retail customer base and tripled its sales over the past six years, adding a mix of mass merchandise, online, catalog and tool distributors.

Great Industrial Gadgets New York

The connectors in New York, which fit any pneumatic tool with a standard thread, also provide about 15 degrees of lateral movement, meaning you can twist the nailer 15 degrees in any direction before you're actually tugging on the hose. The reduction in wrist and forearm fatigue alone is worth the price of the accessory.

Galvanized Wall Ties New York

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

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.

Door Review New York

Steel doors offers two advantages over wood: It costs less and it requires much less maintenance. If a builder wants to go that route, his two choices are embossed steel or steel with an overlay.