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Deck Ledger Boards 101

Are you looking into building a deck? Are you wondering if a deck ledger board is needed?  Or, have you recently had a structural engineer …

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What are Steel Beams

What are Steel Beams?

Steel beams are a very important structural support in the building industry, particularly in residential, commercial and bridge construction. Why?  Well, they are extremely strong …

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Structural Steel I Beams- Everything you ever wanted to know

Structural Steel I Beams- Everything You Ever Wanted To Know

Not too long ago, we wrote a blog about structural steel as a building material and the importance of it. Since then, questions have been …

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What is structural steel

What is Structural Steel: Understanding the Basics and Beyond

Steel is used in various applications throughout the world particularly in the construction of bridges and buildings.  But, we are not talking about just any …

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Pergolas vs Gazebos

Pergola vs Gazebo: What you Need to Know

Pergolas and gazebos can be a great addition to your landscape or yard. They both provide a certain amount of shade and protection from the …

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Home Foundation inspection

Home Foundation Inspections: Costs, Who To Hire And Everything You Wanted To Know

There are many reasons you may need a home foundation inspection; cracks, crumbling, shifting, water intrusion, uneven floors, and the list goes on. Some of …

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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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