When most people are contemplating constructing frame structures, timber frame trusses instantly come to mind. Whether they envision a majestic-looking roof structure or they simply want an entryway that is a feature of interest in a building, timber frame trusses are a perfect choice of construction material. That's because woodworkers can come up with so many shapes, styles and design options so that builders and building owners can easily find something that suits their project needs. [Read More]
Your Quick Guide Through The Land Development Process
Land development is a broad category that covers every activity carried out with the intention of altering the state of any given piece of land. This can be for commercial development purposes, residential construction or civil construction. If you are planning to develop land under any of these categories, this article will help you understand the different processes involved. Engineering survey Before any actual construction can begin, an engineering survey process is first carried out. [Read More]
Is It Time to Update the Electrical Systems of Your Home?
Updating the electrical wiring of your home when needed is very important for your overall safety and for the protection of the home itself. Older wiring that is bare, worn, or frayed is more prone to shorts and shocks, and the risk of electrical fires. Very often these fires start behind the walls so that they can spread quickly before a smoke alarm sounds, causing severe damage to the home. Consider when it may be time to inspect and potentially replace the electrical systems of your home, before you risk this type of damage. [Read More]
Five Signs You Need to Restump your Modular Home
In most cases, modular homes have beam and pier floors, and these are often supported by piers and pads as well as the perimeter of the foundation. However, in some cases, modular homes may be held up by stumps. If your modular home is held up with stumps, you may need to have it re-stumped on occasion. Here are a few signs that it's time. 1. Signs of termite damage [Read More]