What is post&beam construction?

Answer In earlier centuries when building materials were plentiful and much cheaper, post and beam construction was common. Evidence of this type of building can be seen in the barns, homes and public bui... Read More »

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How can the choice of construction materials and construction techniques influence sustainability?

In a huge variety of ways. But since you didn't mention what you are building, I can't tell specifically. Here's an example though: If you're building let's say a garage with a concrete foundation,... Read More »

How to Convert a Single-Wall Construction House to a Double-Wall Construction House?

Double-wall construction is done primarily to thicken the walls of a house to allow for plumbing or thicker insulation. The second wall of a double-wall construction is not load bearing but is prim... Read More »

How to Get a Construction Job?

Construction is one of the biggest and fastest-growing sectors of any developed economy. It represents a vast and multidisciplinary field, requiring cooperation between laborers, skilled trades peo... Read More »

What does 11/11 construction mean?

Bokhara rugs from Pakistan use the 11/11 construction to describe the quality of their rugs. The first and second numbers describe the number of knots in one square inch. The number 11/11 therefore... Read More »