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.
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.
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.
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.
Construction Ambassadors, as the name suggests, are individuals with a passion for the field of construction. They can have many varied responsibilities, which can make it difficult to define exactly what they really do and to describe their job role precisely.
Huge structures like bridges, locomotives, ships, etc. inevitably require joints in order to plan out an inner firm, enduring “skeleton.” Riveted joints play an important part in forming these joints, and are used extensively for the purpose. Here we discuss the major types of rivet joints.
The possibility of formwork reuse is determined by the type of formwork and the nature of construction. Reusing concrete formwork can reduce construction costs significantly if proper planning and handling is applied.
In the field of construction, beam load calculations can become truly critical and require special attention as well as accurate implementation of the results. A simple yet effective way of calculating beam loads is discussed here through derived formulas and expressions.
The health risks involved in asbestos has led to its being removed and replaced. There are persons and organizations specialized in asbestos abatement procedures. Even this asbestos abatement exposure does lead to health risks and requires companies to follow EPA guidelines.
Training in any area of the construction industry requires a high-level of hands-on training and technical skills. The work completed inside programs provided by construction training providers covers professional work in depth to prepare students to enter careers in as little as six months.