Home Designs: Custom Window Options to Consider
5 April 2017
More often than not, window designs become an afterthought when designing a home. What some individuals are not considering when contemplating custom home designs is that their windows can open up the residence while also framing the exterior of the structure. With the myriad of options, it is not unusual to find some homeowners getting confused about what design to choose. You can avoid this by establishing whether your windows are primarily for light or for ventilation.
Three Questions to Ask Your Electrician If You Plan to Put a Cool Room in Your Warehouse
4 April 2017
If you are planning to have a cool room installed in your warehouse, you may need to hire a commercial electrician to help you with the process. To ensure you select the right cool room and that you understand its impact on your current electrical system, you may want to ask your electrician the following three questions.
1. Do You Need to Add New Outlets or Circuits to Support the Cool Room?
The Advantages of Choosing Screw Piles for Temporary Building Foundations
3 April 2017
Temporary buildings can be a tremendously convenient way to create much-needed shelter quickly and easily, and they are used everywhere from schools to scrapyards and isolated construction sites. However, most large temporary buildings cannot simply be dumped wherever they are needed, and some variety of temporary foundation is required to keep the building level and stable during its time in a temporary location.
In the past, temporary foundations were essentially stripped-down versions of traditional, permanent concrete foundations, and required a considerable amount of effort and manpower to place and remove.
Sweet and Simple: Advantages of Common Style Timber Frame Trusses
30 March 2017
Timber trusses come in multiple designs, but most of these designs can be divided into the following five basic categories: common, queen, king, hammer and scissor. There are pros and cons of all these designs, but if you're wondering about the common truss, here's a look at the key advantages of this sweet and simple design.
Easy to Build
If you are a beginning builder and you want to include timber trusses in your design, the common truss is the ideal option.