Lot Sizes Shrinking Nationwide

Lot sizes are always getting smaller. Over the last decade alone, the national average lot size for a new family home build has dropped by nearly 2,000 square feet from 10,500 square-feet in 2010 to 8,700 square feet in 2020. While lots have been getting smaller, homes have been getting bigger—growing from an average of …

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How to Protect Your Jobsite During Renos

We all know that proper preparation makes the job go faster, but with labor shortages many contractors may be tempted to take shortcuts. When you don’t take the time to properly protect homes during renos, you run the risk of damaging existing features or contaminating the living space which may result in expensive cleanups. Controlling …

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Preventing Backpain for Construction Workers

The numbers are concerning—at least 50 million adults suffer from chronic back pain in America. Of course, the incidence of backpain in construction workers is 20% higher than other occupations across all age groups. The problem isn’t just heavy lifting—construction workers have to perform repetitive tasks as they twist, bend and reach their way through …

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Improving the Quality of your Indoor Air

Moving homes to tighter building envelopes has led to a need to augment air filtration to ensure the quality of your indoor air remains high. Here are a few options for you to consider. High-MERV or HEPA filters These stand-alone filters are the least expensive solution. In order to be effective, you must check that …

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