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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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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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