Posts Tagged ‘building tips’

 

7 Must-have Construction Apps for the New Year
Jan 9, 2018 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

As managers get more tech savvy and labor shortages force companies to look for ways to build faster and more efficiently, technology is providing those who adopt it with a distinct edge.

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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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Choosing the Right Paintbrush for the Job
Nov 8, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY

Getting a finish that looks like it’s been sprayed on takes careful preparation and execution. Choosing the right paintbrush is the key to success.

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How to Use a Thermal Camera with a Blower Door Test
Sep 25, 2017 | Posted in Articles

As building codes and eco-savvy customers demand more energy efficiency from their homes, it has fallen to the construction professionals to create an effective building envelope. In this task, the blower door test plays a vital role in helping builders to find the gaps in the building envelope and seal them.

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A Cleaner Jobsite is a Better Jobsite
Jul 26, 2017 | Posted in Builders, DIY, Framers

Taking time to clean your jobsite every day and investing in equipment to help you with that is one of the best investments you can make in your business.

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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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Protect your Surfaces During Construction
Jul 12, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

From bathtubs to hardwood floors to countertops, failing to properly protect surfaces will result in more costly callbacks that eat into those profit margins you’ve been working so hard to protect.

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Building for Hurricane Season
Jun 13, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Now building to protect against loss of life and property damage is easier than you think.

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Fiberglass Batt Installation Tips
May 18, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY

Fiberglass batts, when installed properly, can provide exceptional value. Here are some tips to getting the most out of your insulation:

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How to Build for Major Wind Events
Apr 24, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

If you live in an area that is prone to wind events, you can build to mitigate damage to property and risk of injury.

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Maintaining Professionalism When you Don’t Know the Answer
Apr 10, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Discovering gaps in your knowledge is great as it helps you to improve and research areas that will make you a better builder and a better construction manager.

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