Most want to “Buy American”. Especially these days, as we observe the global supply chain disorder and realize that we need more domestic manufacturing.
After sealing every seam and window on a three-story, 3,500 square foot house with 87 windows, you could say Nolyn Croy, general contractor and owner of Black Chandelier Properties in Nashville, Tennessee, is a fluid-applied flashing expert.
Smoke continued to hang in the air Monday morning as firefighters mopped up hot spots after a huge fire destroyed a four-story apartment complex under construction in downtown Phoenix.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced that it is redirecting funding from its current projects with Habitat for Humanity to the organization’s Homes, Communities, Hope + You (HCH+Y) campaign for a total of more than $75,000 in cash and product.
This is NMHC’s third installment in a series of surveys aimed to help the industry stay on top of changing construction market conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ride-sharing is a reality for many framers. If it wasn’t for the option to catch a ride to the jobsite, many in this industry wouldn’t get there.
Paal Kibsgaard, a former oil industry exec, has been tapped as the new chief executive of Katerra, which also said Tuesday it has secured $200M in funding from SoftBank Group's Vision Fund.
Under new OSHA guidance that goes into effect on May 26, 2020, employers covered by OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements must determine if an employee who contracts COVID-19 was infected while at work.
In the event of a severe storm, a durable roof may help protect against water intrusion at the most vulnerable area of a home.
CLP Systems has five suggested solutions to increase the size of wood frame structures including continuous rod systems, shrinkage compensation devices, elevated post tension slabs, firewalls, and sprinkler systems.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has expanded its product line of RTUD ratcheting take-up devices with products redesigned specifically for 7/8"- and 1"-diameter threaded rod.
In a signal that the housing market is showing signs of stabilizing and gradually moving forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased seven points to 37 in May, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released recently.
“Safety is everyone’s responsibility,” says Laura Smith, training and safety coordinator with Innovative Construction Group in Jacksonville, Florida.
Framers can do their jobs efficiently and effectively, even while following critical safety standards, says Andy Sage, owner of Straight Up Framing and Sage Building Components in Ames, Iowa.