Posts Tagged ‘Norbord’

 

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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5 Lighting Must-Haves for Homeowners
Dec 4, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY

A June poll surveyed 1,563 homeowners to find what they were looking for in home lighting. What they found was that homeowners wanted energy efficiency, safety and smart technology in their lighting systems.

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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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Building Hurricane-Resistant Homes
Sep 29, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, Framers

As rebuilding efforts commence in the wake of this summer’s storms, construction professionals seek ways to ensure that homes are safer and built to withstand major wind events. There are several techniques that will help to keep property and lives safe.

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Calculating Base Labor Rates for a Construction Crew
Sep 22, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Framers

Learning to quote effectively is a great way to keep your customers happy and your business in the black. Calculating a base rate can help you to provide more accurate quotes and keep your profit margins healthy.

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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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Thank A Framer Campaign Celebrates America’s Unsung Heroes
Sep 6, 2017 | Posted in Framers, Info

This September, Norbord would like to show our framers a little appreciation. To this end, we have formulated the Thank a Framer campaign for those out there in the trenches every day.

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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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Summer Renovations that Give you the Most Bang for your Buck
Jun 28, 2017 | Posted in Builders, DIY, Framers

Homeowners are increasingly looking to reduce the monthly costs of running their home by improving their building’s energy envelope. As the summer temperatures rise, you can maximize your home’s energy efficiency by focusing on the following areas.

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Top 4 Air Sealing Hotspots for Effective Building Envelopes
Jun 2, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Your time is money, so knowing where to focus your air-sealing efforts will help you to achieve the desired results in a blower door test.

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Sealing Air Leaks in your Building Envelope
Jan 13, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

As homeowners strive to reduce their monthly costs, construction professionals are finding innovative ways of reducing air leakage.

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