As rebuilding efforts commence in the wake of this summer’s storms, construction professionals seek ways to ensure that homes are safer and built to withstand major wind events. There are several techniques that will help to keep property and lives safe.
Stringent new building codes require improved efficiency of building envelopes through better insulation. While more expensive insulation methods, like spray foam, may have greater R-values, it is possible to meet the required high R-values using less expensive fibreglass or cellulose insulation with a raised heel truss.
As the seasons change, it’s time to give your heating system a once-over to avoid any mid-winter freezes from dysfunctional furnaces. Regular maintenance of your ducting and furnace can reduce energy costs, and improve the efficiency and longevity of your furnace.
While post-pandemic supply-chain issues have eased, the ongoing labor shortage still poses a challenge to overcoming the housing shortage.
A recent National Association of Realtors survey showed that Baby Boomers now make 39% of all home buyers, up from 29% in 2022.
A new survey finds that construction crews don’t eat the healthy meals required to do a full day of productive work.