Put Your Construction Business Purchasing Systems to Work
In July we discussed the basics of a purchasing system, and how it can help you...
Building a Curved Handrail
Thanks to bending rail, it's not that difficult to form curved handrail sections...
Truck Seat Covers
Custom-fitted, washable protection from dirt and stains
All-in-One Footing and Pier Form
Tapered, snap-together formwork includes pre-bent rebar cut to size.
Recycled Form Boards?
Can concrete form boards be reused for framing, or does exposure to concrete weaken framing lumber?
Modified vs. Unmodified Mortar With Kerdi Membranes
Q: When installing stone tiles over Schluter's Kerdi waterproofing membrane, is it okay to use modified thinset mortar? I know that Schluter recommends unmodified thinset mortar, but my supplier suggests that the large and heavy tiles will be easier to install with a polymer-modified no-sag mortar.
Faster Jamb Extensions
Use drywall screws to establish plumb and level, and the rest is easy.
Lumpy Setting Compounds
Q: When we're working with what we call "hot mud"- setting-type drywall compounds...
Making Change Orders Work for You
Many of the costly owner/contractor disputes I see in my legal practice involve...