Window Coating Heat Reduction

Adding a Heat control window film to the inside of your home windows will help keep rooms cooler.  It is almost like tinting your vehicle windows, but for your house instead.  The heat reducing window coating helps reflect the ultraviolet…

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House Framing

Framing a home or building can be described as the skeleton of the structure that sits on top of the foundation. (see picture to the left)   Wood or metal studs are used to make the the structure of the…

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What is a building setback?

A building setback or building setback line on a survey, site plan or plat in regards to land development is the distance the building is setback from a street, alley, property line or road.  Building setbacks are set up by…

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Wireless Smoke Detectors vs Hard Wired

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detection is often overlooked by many families until an actual event forces you to think otherwise.  Each year, there are an estimated 405,000 fires in residential homes in the United States with 3,600 fatalities as a…

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Floor and Ceiling Joists

What is a joist? A joist, in construction, architecture and engineering, can be defined as one of the horizontal supporting members that run from wall to wall, wall to beam, or beam to beam to support a ceiling, roof structure,…

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