From A to Z: A Glossary Of 135 Construction Terms & Definitions

1. Adhesive: A substance that sticks to materials or allows objects to stick together, such as resin, epoxy, and glue. Adhesives are often applied with a caulking gun. 2. Aggregate: A particulate material made of sand or crushed stone, gravel, recycled concrete, etc.—it is a fundamental part of building foundations. 3. Agile project management: Adapting […]

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The No. 1 Reason Homeowners Are Dropping a Bundle on Renovations Right Now

Published on Wednesday, Mar 27, 2024 Homeowners are spending more on remodeling their properties, thanks to the challenging housing market. With low inventory compared with pre-pandemic times, rising home prices, and high mortgage rates, homeowners spent 60% more on renovations from 2020 to 2023, according to a recent report from Houzz, a home remodeling and design platform. […]

Read More Avoid these kitchen renovation traps. By Dan Bawden

Published in the Houston Chronicle on Sunday, February 25, 2024 Your kitchen will likely be your most important room. Think of it as the engine room of your home where you eat and socialize. It needs to be functional, but it also needs flair. That makes for a fine balance. It’s time to cook up […]

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Documentation: A Shield Against Lawsuits

This article first appeared on the Commercial Construction & Renovation Magazine website. Read the article at Construction contracts are landing in court more frequently and at higher dollar figures than ever before, according to a report from Bisnow. By the end of 2022, the average value of construction disputes in North American courts reached […]

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GHBA Remodelers Council: Increase bathroom storage with these ideas

Floating vanities are increasingly popular and give the illusion of more space. Add hanging towel racks for convenience. Published on Saturday, August 5, 2023 It’s the one room in our home where we go to get clean, but we tend to let clutter and debris pile up in our bathroom until it feels downright […]

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