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The benefits of damp-proofing a building

When you are in the construction phase of a building, you need to make sure that you are thinking about the future of the building. One of the popular things to do in construction right now is damp-proofing which not …

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Choosing the right surface preparation machines and tools

Surface preparation is critical in the restoration of a floor and mistakes at this stage can have catastrophic consequences for the finished result. The key is knowing how to choose the right surface preparation equipment. 

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7 practical tips on writing a restaurant employee operations manual

The whole idea of creating an employee manual and then circulating it among your employees is a pretty good one, regardless of whether your restaurant has been around for a while or is fairly new. Provided it’s done the right …

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3D alert: On demand light fixtures made possible by technology

Technology has finally made it possible to 3D print everything from toys and artwork to spare parts and even prosthetics in the healthcare field. 3D printed materials have now made their way to the interior tenant construction industry. 

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RH testing now much faster with ASTM F2170 update

Flooring industry professionals will be thrilled with ASTM International’s just-released update to the F2170 standard for relative humidity (RH) testing in concrete floor slabs. The update stems from an ASTM-commissioned Precision and Bias (P&B) study conducted in 2014. That study found …

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Library’s architecture uses metal roofs to highlight design elements

When officials in Lilburn, Georiga planned the new double-duty library and city hall building, the vision called for interior spaces that provided ease of access and circulation within the structure, with a shared lobby space on the first and second …

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Construction Composites Market to cross $65 billion by 2025

A 45-billion dollar-fraternity in terms of renumeration, construction composites market stands as one of the most high-potential verticals of the advanced materials domain. These composites endorsed with properties such as light weight, durability, design flexibility, and strength have gained a …

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5 ways to improve your construction site safety

The term “time is money” is quite literal in the construction industry. The constant pressure project managers and crews face to meet deadlines and stay within budget often causes safety to fall to the wayside. In 2016, out of 4,693 …

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5 secrets to successful landmark-building renovation projects

Some of the most interesting projects a commercial construction firm can undertake involve landmark-status properties. Working in buildings noted and protected for their history, architecture and age is rewarding for everyone involved. But with such distinctive projects, it’s important to …

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Risk Management 101 for Contracts

It’s an all-too common scenario even for experienced contractors: relying on verbal conversations as a commitment for payment. It sounds simplistic, but too often I’ve seen situations in which contractors have agreed to change orders through a phone call or …

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