Category: General Building

Framing with Treated Lumber

Wood is a primary element in a large percentage of North American homes, most notably those that are built using popular timber-frame construction methods. Apart

New Trends Home Insulation

Today many of the most important new trends in home insulation relate to sustainability and the need for us to quite simply find ways to

New Trends in Home Building

While most of the latest trends in the home building industry relate to energy-efficiency and conservation of water, and in fact sustainability in general, there

Energy Efficient Roofing Systems

If you’ve ever climbed onto a roof on a sunny day in mid-summer, or even stood under a roof that isn’t properly insulated, you’ll know

Reasons to Build a Green Built Home

Buildings are said to be the biggest source of greenhouse gases in North America, not vehicles. Additionally, the building industry has been accused of being

Cost Breakdown of Building a House

Professional builders and quantity surveyors know how important it is to have accurate estimates and costings when doing any form of construction. They also know

Building a Green Home

As the global threat of climate change increases and the availability of the planet’s precious natural resources decreases, a growing number of people are doing