Painting Tips for Pros

When you do a lot of painting, small changes that make you more efficient can really save you time and money in the long run. Here are a few easy painting hacks that will level up your pro painting game. More Prep, Less Painting Everyone skimps on the prep, but your finished product will look …

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How the Pandemic Influences Design

Homes have always been designed to meet the needs of occupants, so when those needs change, it’s inevitable that design will follow. Now outdoor living and entertainment spaces are a hot commodity and home offices are in high demand. The home has become the hub for activities that usually took place elsewhere. This means office …

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HVAC Filter Rating Systems

There are three different rating systems for air filters. By far the most popular is the Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV). We’ve included here a look at the other rating systems and what they mean. Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value – MERV When it comes to filter rating systems, MERV is the gold standard. It’s the …

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How COVID-19 Increases Demand for Green Spaces

Having an outdoor space has always been a desirable feature for prospective home owners, but the pandemic has increased demand for homes with yards or green spaces exponentially. One of the reasons for this is that the pandemic has delayed vacation plans for most families, making an outdoor area essential. Having a private outdoor living …

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Wood Roof Trusses: Advanced Technology in Building Design

Engineered wood roof trusses provide a wealth of benefits for designers, engineers and construction professionals. The uniformity of their design make it easier to build pitch-perfect roofs. Designs can be more complex and trusses provide greater freedom with roofing styles for a greater aesthetic appeal. While they may cost a little more, they save on construction time and require less expertise to install.

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