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.
Coastal Communities Moving to "Form-Based" Zoning Codes
Coastal Communities Moving to "Form-Based" Zoning Codes ~
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.
Making Change Orders Work for You
Many of the costly owner/contractor disputes I see in my legal practice involve...
Lumpy Setting Compounds
Q: When we're working with what we call "hot mud"- setting-type drywall compounds...