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Plaster vs. Drywall

Plaster vs. Drywall

Most people have a pretty good idea of what types of countertops they want in their home and which light...
Interior demolition

Interior demolition cost per square foot

When planning to renovate any part of your home, you may have to do an interior demolition. Interior demolition does...
Structural insulated panel

Structural insulated panels’ advantages and disadvantages

Structural insulated panels (SIPS) construction is one of the most popular modular construction methods of the 21st century. SIPs construction...
Cost of painting a house per square foot

Cost of painting a house per square foot

Painting is a great way to spruce up a house, be it a first-time purchase or one you already live...
Post and beam construction

Post and beam construction

Many people know what posts and beams are, but fewer understand what post-and-beam construction is and how it is different...
Glazing construction

Glazing construction

As used in construction, glazing refers to installing glass in a building’s fixed openings, such as windows and doors. Glazing...
plumbing

The differences between commercial and residential plumbing

It is easy to assume that commercial plumbing is no different from residential plumbing as they both deal with water...
Futuristic construction

Futuristic construction

The construction industry began with brick and mortar experiments by the ancient Romans. Engineers and architects are using game-changing materials...
Aging infrastructure

Aging infrastructure

The infrastructure worldwide is aging, and there is nothing graceful about it. Engineers and infrastructural experts are pushing for renewed...
Stacked log construction

Stacked log construction

The history of log construction in America can be traced back to Swedish and Finnish immigrants. The western pioneers of...
Superstructure Vs. Substructure

Superstructure Vs. Substructure

The superstructure is the component constructed above ground level, while the substructure is the component built below the ground level....
RFP vs. RFI vs. RFQ

RFP vs. RFI vs. RFQ

If you have worked long enough in construction, you have probably come across the terms RFP, RFI, and RFQ. What...
Contractor duties

Contractor duties

Construction projects can be overwhelming as they involve a lot of professionals providing different but critical services. Someone has to...
Building layout

A guide to building layout in construction

A building layout shows the property's floor plan on the ground surface. Unlike the building plan which is drawn to...
How to write a bid proposal

How to write a bid proposal in construction

When trying to land a new client, you will likely write a bid proposal that shows your company's expertise and...
rammed earth construction

Rammed Earth construction

Rammed earth is an ancient construction technique that resembles adobe or cob building. People in drier and hotter parts of...
Construction apps

The best construction apps

We use mobile apps in day-to-day life, so why not use them in construction? Whether you're an independent contractor, subcontractor,...
Construction Plans

How to create construction plans

Whether you are a general contractor or a skilled tradesman, knowing how to read construction plans is a vital skill....

20 Innovative Construction Materials

Over the ages, the construction industry has continuously had a series of innovations. We can see how technological advancements have...

The Importance of Communication in Construction

Most problems, such as budget overflows and project delays in construction, arise from miscommunication between the parties involved. However, proper...

Construction blueprints: The ultimate guide

If you need to participate in a sizeable construction project, you will undoubtedly need construction blueprints. Construction blueprints layout a...

What Are As-Built Drawings?

It is not unusual to implement changes on a project throughout its lifetime. The changes can be minor or very...

11 Impressive Engineering Marvels

People often confound the idea of tourist destinations in beaches, old ruins, national parks, and temples. However, modern engineering provides...

Construction Technology Trends

The construction industry is adopting new digital solutions at an increasing speed. It is no longer an issue whether construction...

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