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What is a Footing in Construction

What is a Footing in Construction

You’ve probably heard the term footing being tossed around in the construction world. Many people know that footings are crucial for a building’s structural stability. …

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Support Beams & Load Bearing Walls – 17 Answers to Common Questions [Update 2022]

Load bearing walls are a very hot topic because they can’t be removed without certain parameters being put into place. It is important to know …

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what is a floor joist

What is a Floor Joist- 16 Common Questions Answered

Floor joists are a vital structural component in the home. They are responsible for supporting the loads (people, furniture, building materials, etc) placed upon them …

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structural drawing

What is a Structural Drawing [Updated 2022]

A structural drawing is a structural plan with mathematical details describing how a building or structure needs to be built. Structural drawings are only legitimate …

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What is a Structural Engineer

What is a Structural Engineer – Answers to all your questions

Structural engineers are trained professionals who design the structural support systems that allow buildings to withstand the test of time. They create these structural support …

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A Guide to Stamped Concrete: Is it worth it?

A Guide to Stamped Concrete: Is it worth it?

Stamped concrete is a fabulous and affordable paving option for driveways, patios, walkways, pool decks, and floors.  This is because the design options are vast, …

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What is Frost Heave?

Frost heave is no stranger to the northern areas of the country. It is responsible for the constant road construction, the uneven sidewalks in your …

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The Ultimate Guide to French Drains

Have you been dealing with wet spots in your yard, pooling water around your foundation, icy walkways or worse, water in your basement?  If so, …

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