Prefabrication is undoubtedly changing the way construction professionals specify and build. While some GC’s and design professionals fear the process is complex, costly, and/or time-consuming, even more are enjoying its benefits, especially in terms of panelized EIFS façades.
The history of human innovation for working at height dates back centuries. Scaffolding—first depicted in drawings from ancient Greece in the 5th century B.C.—was fashioned from wood secured by rope knots.
Large crowds, plus the elements, can make any sport played in a stadium that much more exciting. And while stadiums are returning to full capacity after COVID-19 restricted fans from attending most games, now is an ideal time for facility managers and owners to plan and perform maintenance on these important structures.
You know how the saying goes, “They can’t see the forest for the trees.” It is an interesting and confusing idiom. It generally means that someone is so focused on a detail or singular issue, they are missing the bigger picture.
An upstate NY homeowner wanted a custom home that mirrored a modern ski chalet. He also wanted it to showcase several of the materials from his time in the construction industry. Unfortunately, a project that included concrete, steel panels, and a hardwood exterior was well over budget.
You don’t have to be a design expert to make sure your customers get the look they’ve been dreaming of. Just follow these three tips.
June 28, 2021
Translating what homeowners picture in their minds into what they see on their property can be a challenging task. As a contractor, your area of expertise is recommending the right product based on performance, ease of install, and availability – while the homeowner may be selecting a product based on criteria that are harder to express: issues of design, perceptions of quality, or simply what feels like “home.”
Summer is a great time for construction work, but a brutal time for construction workers. Excessive heat and sun exposure pose significant dangers, such as sunburn, dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Every year, construction workers become ill on the job and some even lose their lives due to heat exposure.