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  • 28
    Aug

    Structural Design Challenges for Commercial and Industrial Buildings During the Pandemic

    In a New Yorker article, Kyle Chayka details the architectural features of the Paimio Sanitorium, a facility built specifically to combat tuberculosis, in which he asserts, “each element of the Paimio was conceived to promote recovery from the disease.” He not only highlights the features of the specific building...

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  • 27
    Aug

    How The Housing Industry Is Changing In 2020

    The 100 largest construction companies in the world had revenues of more than 1,393 trillion. dollars in 2018, an increase of 10% over the previous year, according to the annual report of Deloitte “Global Powers of Construction ” (GPoC). The report analyzes the global construction industry and examines the...

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  • 26
    Aug

    Why You Should Focus On Structural Engineering During Your Next Construction Project

    Structural engineering has always been an integral part of constructing buildings of all shapes and sizes. It is the science of how a building acts and performs under various conditions. This area of expertise is used to predict and plan for the optimal performance of a building and it...

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  • 25
    Aug

    A Breakdown Of The Key Costs In Building A Home

    Are you thinking about building a home from scratch? You’re making a bold move, but one that can pay off in the future. The advantage of building a house is that you have complete freedom to design it however you like. For many, this is as close to a...

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  • 24
    Aug

    Common Industrial Structural Damage That is Often Overlooked

    Industrial buildings are subject to wear and tear faster than other types of structures commonly because of heavy-duty equipment, prior foundational issues, and manufacturing activities that can cause damage to walls and columns very easily. A few other possible contributing factors include chemical storage that begins to erode or...

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  • 23
    Aug

    You Should Never Ignore These 7 Roofing Problems

    Your roof is arguably the most important part of your house. It protects you from the elements and helps keep you insulated during periods of extreme weather. Yet many people don’t give their roof the attention it needs, which leads to problems developing and getting worse. These can have...

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  • 21
    Aug

    How Much Does Roof Replacement Cost on Average?

    If you own a home for a long enough time, you’re eventually going to need to replace the roof on it. And if you find out that you need to do it when you’re not expecting it, the roof replacement cost could very well catch you off guard. It’s...

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  • 21
    Aug

    How merging MEP and Structural design can cut costs for commercial projects in half

    There are numerous types of commercial buildings, but we have to mention the most important ones: multifamily apartments, office, retail, hospitality, industrial, and R&D. The main thing that you need to consider when talking about commercial buildings is soft costs. The costs that are not related in any way...

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  • 20
    Aug

    7 Causes Of Air Conditioning Problem And Precautions

    Spending a hot summer in a home or business with air conditioning problems is a terrible experience. If you live in a warm city such as Florida, you need air conditioners for your life to be bearable. The good news is that you don’t have to incur expensive costs...

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  • 19
    Aug

    6 Things to Watch Out For When Remodeling a Kitchen Yourself

    Who doesn’t want the latest kitchen accessories in their cook room? Being the place that feeds the entire family, the kitchen should be more welcoming. This is not only possible by cleaning it but also remodeling. The following tips will help you create your new kitchen design. Budget Kitchen...

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  • 17
    Aug

    8 Tips to Build a Small Gym at Home

    You probably are thinking that starting a home gym is impossible; practically, it’s not. Before you even consider investing in a treadmill, yoga mat, or free weights, you probably should figure out the kind of exercise you wish to do. Other important aspects to consider are the types of sports...

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  • 14
    Aug

    How to Get a Higher Appraisal on Your Home

    A professional home appraisal is an important part of not only selling a home but also refinancing it. The impartial opinion of your home’s current worth provides prospective buyers and lenders with a clear insight into a home’s value. Professional appraisers consider a property’s state and features and how...

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  • 12
    Aug

    Top 5 Things You Should Know About Building Regulations

    Building regulations come into play whenever new construction begins, an existing structure is rebuilt, or even when renovations are undertaken (sometimes with projects as small as replacing fencing or doors). If you’ve applied for permits and researched local codes and ordinances before, the process may seem tedious and like...

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  • 11
    Aug

    Common Roof Problems You Need To Deal With

    If you’re a contractor, the importance of having contractors’ insurance cannot be overstated. The same is true when you’re a homeowner. While getting homeowners insurance can seem like an expense you can do without, nothing can be farther from the truth. Homeowners insurance can come in handy, especially if...

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  • 10
    Aug

    Professional Help You Need In Building Your Home

    There are certain home projects that you will be able to handle on your own, but there are also those that need the services of the experts. This is particularly true if you are in the process of building your home from scratch, or even if you are making...

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  • 10
    Aug

    4 Common Home Renovation Mistakes Homeowners Make

    There’s a lot to love about getting a home renovation project underway. However, it would be wrong to think that it’s all positive. As with anything that fundamentally changes your home, things can be tricky and stressful when you’re undertaking this type of project. And mistakes can be made....

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  • 05
    Aug

    3 Essential Components of Any Restaurant’s Construction

    When constructing a kitchen to serve as the engine room of your newly-built restaurant, it’s important to implement the most necessary features ahead of time. This means taking into account the various investments you need to make to ensure your kitchen is safe, competent, easy to maintain, and most...

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  • 04
    Aug

    Why A Routine Drain Cleaning Is Essential for Your Home?

    If you have not cleaned any of the drains in your home for quite some time, it might be overdue. It is important to have a regular schedule by which this task is completed. You can do this yourself, or you can hire a professional that can bring in...

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  • 03
    Aug

    Innovative Building Materials for Commercial Buildings That Reduce HVAC Costs

    The US Department of Energy says that cooling, heating, and ventilation account for approximately 40% of a commercial building’s energy costs. So, it’s no surprise that building owners want to decrease their HVAC costs. Unfortunately, reducing HVAC costs is no easy feat. It requires a focused approach that starts...

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  • 01
    Aug

    Durable and Resistant Building Materials for a Custom Home

    When it comes to building custom homes, most homeowners want their dream house to be durable. As their designer or builder, it’s your job to merge their durability goals with their aesthetic ones and make their dream home a reality. Easier said than done, right? Thankfully, today’s market for...

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