Posts Tagged ‘building’

 

Village of Tiny Houses Gives Vets a Place to call Home
Dec 27, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Now a new initiative by the Veteran’s Community Project (VCP), based in Kansas City, is creating a village of 50 tiny houses to provide housing for veterans in the area.

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8 Winter Maintenance Steps for Homeowners
Dec 20, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Taking steps to properly maintain your home during the winter months will mean saving money on things like burst pipes and damaged roofs. Regular winter maintenance will also mean a more comfortable home and lower heating bills.

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Framer Profile: Zeb Gaw
Dec 18, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, Framers, Profile

Zeb Gaw decided to get into the framing industry after being out of high school for just one week. “You can only sit around for so long,” he smiles.

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The Opioid Crisis in the Construction Industry
Dec 15, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, Framers

The opioid crisis has been declared a public health emergency and is claiming almost 100 American lives every day. The construction industry has not managed to escape the grip of this epidemic.

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Thinking of a Career in Construction? America Needs You!
Dec 8, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Framers

After decades of encouraging students to continue their post-school education at universities, dire labor shortages in trades are seeing a shift to vocational education instead.

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Top Five OSHA Violations and How to Prevent Them
Dec 5, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

OSHA regulations are there to protect workers and property owners. Failure to adhere to OSHA regulations can lead to stiff fines for construction companies. Injuries on the jobsite that are reported to OSHA will lead to fines being imposed and crippling delays.

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Safety Upgrades to discuss with your Customers
Nov 20, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, Framers

Fires and gas leaks are always on the minds of homeowners who want to protect their property and keep their family safe. As technology improves, our fire and gas detection appliances get smarter all the time. When completing renovations or a new build, be sure to keep your clients up to date with the latest safety options.

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Why Advanced Framing in Raised-Wood Flooring is a Smart Choice
Oct 30, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, Framers

This year’s hurricane season has been brutal with damage to property and loss of life causing many whose homes have been affected to rethink their rebuilds. As construction professionals, offering raised-wood flooring options could really level up your game.

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How to Get more Woman on your Work Crew
Sep 11, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Framers

With more than 200,000 construction jobs already vacant, encouraging woman to join the workforce will help to fill those positions.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Sustainable Design on your Jobsite
Sep 8, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Framers

Construction professionals with experience may be finding the new home-building landscape challenging. Innovation and sustainability can be achieved with relatively little disruption to the way you build, using those tried and tested methods that you know work.

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Why you Should Use Expansion Joints in Flooring and Sub-flooring
Aug 16, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY

Using expansion joints allows your flooring and sub-flooring to expand without affecting the look and feel of your floors.

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Can I Compress Insulation?
Jul 17, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Compressing fiberglass provides more R-value per inch, but reduces the overall R-value.

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