Ask Mitch: Understanding construction, remodeling jargon

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Ask Mitch: Understanding construction, remodeling jargon
Did you ever stand around and listen to a bunch of construction guys talk about the job that they are working on? It's like a different language. I remember when I first started in the industry and being present when they had meetings in the …
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METALCON 2014: new location, new learning opportunities, new exhibits
These include a series on roll forming, sales of residential metal roofing, installation techniques for copper in architecture, and STUD University, a 2-day, hands-on workshop on steel framing. Learning experiences continue in the exhibit hall with …

The Recycled Log Cabin
We also built the addition with six inch stud walls, giving us two more inches of insulation than is typical in standard home construction. Under the siding there is an extra layer of foam board, providing yet another layer of insulation. The exterior …
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City Hall Framework Up, Set for Next Stage
… has completed erection of structural steel, and is in the process of performing final steel connections and installation of metal decking. Over the next two weeks, the contractor plans to pour concrete floor slabs, to be followed by exterior wall …
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