For reasons some may not understand, the bathroom could easily be anyone’s favorite place of the house. Many consider it their sanctuary. Almost like a place of worship. This is why many households allot time and money to make sure they have a nice-looking bathroom. After all, a good, clean bathroom says a lot about [...]

Because of its glazed finish, porcelain is a popular material for kitchen sinks. It has a rather porous inside, is durable, water-proof, and corrosion- and stain-resistant. It’s for these reasons why it is highly in demand as material in making kitchen sinks. Conversely, these properties also make it hard to drill without shattering. The thing [...]

Construction firms should devote more time and fund to developing young people for the construction industry in the UK. This is a call made by a group of parliamentarians who came up with a report with findings and recommendations to ultimately help generate construction jobs for the young people in the UK. This comes as [...]

“Homeless but not hopeless.” The sign mightily stands amid the ruins. The year 2013 wasn’t a very good year for the Philippines having struck by one typhoon after another, the most notorious of which was, of course, Typhoon Haiyan. As we earlier reported, it left thousands homeless and an entire city wiped out. As if [...]

A huge part of the danger in the construction site can be summed up in one word: Dust. Dust can take the form of natural minerals or man-made mineral fibers. When released to the air with such common construction tasks as cutting, drilling, grinding, or blasting, dust can be inhaled by the worker and cause [...]

There is nothing quite like hardwood as floor covering. But if you want to go the cheaper route, there’s laminate flooring, which is basically synthetic flooring that underwent a lamination process. It is designed to simulate wood and has both strengths and weaknesses. The following list of its pros and cons might help you with [...]

Over time, the mortar between bricks will wear out, and if unfixed, water will be able to flow through and cause the mortar to degrade even further. To the unfamiliar, repointing is simply the process of repairing the mortar on your brick wall. For something very important, it is a fairly easy thing to do, [...]

In a previous blog post we showed you a couple problems commonly encountered when using a diamond core bit and how to deal with them. As promised, below are a few more, including ways to troubleshoot. Keep in mind that the diamond core bit, as with any tool, should be handled with utmost care, taking [...]

Bottom-line is to minimize overall effect of the building environment on the environment and the human health. Greener structures or green building is geared towards responsible and resource-efficient construction of a structure with utmost consideration of the environment.  The designer, architect and the engineer works hand in hand to ensure that the building is environmentally efficient [...]

Safety is the first and top priority in any construction project.  In the United States alone, 6.5 million workers are working at any given day in almost 250 thousand job sites across the nation.  Fatal injury is highest in the construction industry as compared to any industry for this matter.  Although saw blades are not [...]

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