Timber Frame vs Stick Frame Homes

When building from the ground up and wanting a wood style home, people are torn between two popular styles, either a stick frame or timber frame home. Both styles have their advantages and disadvantages, and we recognize the importance of building your dream home. Here we highlight the pros and cons of each style home... Read more »

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Basic Equipment Every Building Contractor Needs

If you are thinking of starting your own construction company, the one thing you will want to do is itemize some essential pieces of equipment to see what the actual cost would be if you had to purchase everything you’d need. Sometimes it pays to buy equipment upfront, and other times that machinery is used... Read more »

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Constructing Manufactured and Modular Homes

Investing in your own home is one of the most significant and financially weighty decisions you will make in your life. The trend to consider a manufactured or modular home rather than a traditionally built one has many attractive benefits. The most obvious plus is the delivery time which can be a little as 10... Read more »

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Seven of the Most Popular Green Building Techniques

If you’re interested in green building techniques, you’ll be pleased to find out that some are really easy to implement while still having a big impact on your carbon footprint and ongoing energy use. Here’s seven of the most commonly-used environmentally-friendly building choices and methods that you can use – either if you’re doing the... Read more »

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Bad weather on site: simple tips and tools

There’s not an awful lot we can do about grim weather on job sites, and it will arrive at some time – particularly in the UK! But, with a bit of straightforward anticipation and preparation, we can mitigate the worst of the risks posed by excessive wind, rain and snow during winter works. Be prepared... Read more »

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Building Better with the Benefits of Lean Construction

Did you know that the construction industry is full of waste and inefficiencies?  This likely doesn’t come as a shock to many, but the extent of the loss is surprising.  According to a report from the Construction Industry Institute, 57 percent of all construction labour is waste.  If labour is that inefficient, consider how much... Read more »

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