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Can You Build on Clay Soil?

The early stages of construction begin with the foundation – determining whether the soil is suitable for the structure. When looking at construction sites, clay soil is one of the most common soil types you’ll encounter. Clay soil isn’t particularly good for construction because it’s …

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19 Benefits of Eco-Friendly Construction

Deciding to build a new home is a considerable investment, and over the years, conventional construction methods work fine. However, energy costs have led to the need for a more sustainable form of construction. Eco-friendly or green building is one of the adopted construction methods, …

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Are Timberlands Good for Construction?

Timberland is one of the most prominent brands that make various boots for work and hiking and has over 90 styles available for different activities. However, this wide selection makes it challenging for some to choose the best for them, leading to one crucial question. …

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How to Install Ceiling Tiles Without Breaking Them

The ceiling in a room is sometimes referred to as the fifth (and often forgotten) wall.  More than just a plain surface overhead, ceilings can be adapted to particular purposes or aesthetics by installing ceiling tiles.  While installing ceiling tiles is certainly a project that …

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What Happens if it Rains While Roofing?

If you have ever looked at a construction crew demolishing a roof, you may have wondered what happens when it starts raining.  Roofs are on homes because they offer a layer of necessary protection against the elements.  Before a roofing project is completed, the entire …

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9 Types of Construction Permits

Before you build anything, you will need a construction permit to guide your project. Even if you are remodeling an existing structure, you still need a permit. But what types of construction permits are there, and for which project do you need a permit? The …

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9 Steps to Drill Through Floor Joists Safely

Odds are if you are reading this, you already know how to drill a hole. Install the bit in your drill and pull that trigger. However, whenever you are drilling a hole into a floor joist or any other part of your house for that …