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  • All You Need To Know About Concrete Expansion Joints
    All materials, including concrete expand or contract with the increase or decrease in temperatures. If suitable arrangements are not ensured for the expansion and contraction of concrete due to the temperature changes, cracks may occur.
  • Engineered and Natural Floor Coverings
    Various techniques are available for creating flooring using wood and wood-like materials. This article will help you to understand the difference in wood flooring vs engineered wood vs wood.
  • Environmentally Safe Blasting & Cleaning
    Surface cleaning by dry ice blasting is a very effective method with practically no clean-up required. Equally adaptable to sensitive and rugged surfaces, this is a non-toxic and environmentally friendly method. Read on to learn more about the process, its advantages and applications.
  • Preventing Carpenter Bee Structural Damage
    It takes quite a while for carpenter bees to actually cause structural damage to a building but if the extent of their damage does get to the structural level the cost to repair it could be substantial. If you catch them early though, the problem is easily remedied.
  • Human and Building Synergy
    An analysis of the values of architecture and modern life, and some of the revolutionary changes beginning to take hold - the role of the building in modern life is rapidly changing as designers look to using buildings to create a synergy-effect to maximize productivity and well-being.
  • Certification of Construction Skills
    The construction industry is booming- growing exponentially all across the world. Different countries have different construction skills certification schemes that conduct certification courses and registration tests to certify and grade engineers based on different criteria.
  • Construction Underground: Being a Mushroom
    Greater utilization of underground construction is growing in popularity as a strategy to increase available commercial and infrastructure space. A few noteworthy site preparation activities and guidelines are summarized and described for tunnels, utilities, and related projects.
  • Safety in Buiding Construction
    Accidents may happen during the course of construction of a building. The reasons for accidents seem to have more in common than different.
  • Staircase Design Principles
    A staircase is an integral part of a building. It is a series of steps arranged in an order so that people can go from one floor of a building to another . The stair should be as per standard design principles and constructed in a such a manner that people can negotiate the steps with ease.
  • Building Better for Solar Heating and Cooling
    As a source of constant solar radiation, the sun can be a warming presence, a source of energy, or an annoying heater depending on the albedo of materials and type of construction used.
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