All posts tagged "construction"
What to Know About Replacing a Stairway System: A Homeowner’s Guide
Replacing an interior stairway system is a big step for a homeowner. Literally. However, with the help of a building professional, the stunning transformation results make it worth the effort. To make the job easier, industry experts...
- Posted June 3, 2021
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Gets New Look
Central Roofing Company’s roots have been in Minneapolis for more than 90 years. Recently those roots spread to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. That’s where the company helped build the new McQuinn Horticulture and Operations Headquarters. They also...
- Posted April 20, 2021
Show Notes: RemodelingShow/Deck Expo
Live from Chicago, the 2015 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo and JLC Live Residential Construction Show, “Peer to Peer”. This is the leading national trade event for the remodeling, deck-building and residential construction industries. This year’s event brought together...
- Posted October 4, 2015
Bulletproof Your Construction Contract: A Guide
Handshake or not, our experience with construction contracts has taught us that if it isn’t in writing, chances are you won’t get it. So, get it in writing because somewhere between 40 to 70 percent of the...
- Posted June 28, 2015
Don’t take Your Drywall Lightly
Enhanced fire resistance with new, patent-pending 1/2-inch wallboard provides commercial grade fire protection for residential projects Introduced recently at the 2015 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) annual International Builders’ Show (IBS), Georgia-Pacific Gypsum delivers a new...
- Posted February 13, 2015
IBS/KBIS 2015 Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of IBS/KBIS 2015 roadshow in Las Vegas Check back for more galleries.
- Posted January 31, 2015
Avoid Breathing Hazards
Agent 007 Sean Connery was born August 25, 1930. Before undertaking a dangerous assignment, he’d always meet with “Q” — to equip himself with gadgets that would protect him from harm. Are you doing construction or repair...
- Posted May 13, 2014
Can you recommend a book on construction estimating for beginners? Ernie Answer Believe it or not, a lot of people are interested in estimating. The best book for beginners is: Construction Estimating Reference Data, by Ed Sarviel....
- Posted January 26, 2014
Remodeling? Building? Deconstruction should be part of any new construction! Dallas debuted in 1978, with the Ewing family living and scheming on a sprawling ranch called “Southfork.” April is also “Home Improvement” month, when homeowners start rippin’...
- Posted January 4, 2014
Construction Defects: Top 10
Construction is more art than science Bought a new home? Remodeled a kitchen? A bath? Added a room? A large construction project is a giant jigsaw puzzle, with as many as 10,000 pieces that don’t always come...
- Posted January 4, 2014