Strategies for Accelerating Concrete Construction

Time is always of the essence for the construction pro. In concrete construction, a shorter curing time means adding the next story to a concrete building sooner, or re-opening a major interchange faster. Here is the way to accelerate your project and also extend the life of your structures.

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How Plumbing Materials Can Influence Water Quality

This article focuses on the risks that pipes and materials chosen can present risks to water quality themselves. Water quality can be impacted when compounds from within the pipe are released into the water, as water flows through, a process called leaching.

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Understanding the Risks of Chemical Permeation in Residential Water Systems

In this article, we’ll examine another issue that can impact residential water quality: chemical permeation. Permeation is the process by which an outside chemical passes through a pipe material resulting in water contamination.

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Building Healthy Homes Requires Paying Attention to Water Quality

Residential home builders have made much progress in improving air quality issues that can arise in today’s tightly built, energy efficient homes. While air quality gets the majority of the attention, there’s another potential hazard hidden in today’s homes: water quality.

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RTA Store Fast Facts

Find out what pros have to say and what sets the RTA Store apart from the crowd when it comes to custom cabinetry. Here are your Fast Facts.

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Don't Sacrifice Rent Growth During a Softening Market

The objective for your multi-family properties should not only be to fill vacancies, but also to get the highest rent possible in your marketplace. This eBook shows strategies on how to do that and also provides case studies of what worked for three top performing companies. Learn how to get the highest returns in any market condition.

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Why a Leading Luxury Builder Specifies DRAFTSTOP® 812

As a builder who makes energy efficiency a priority, Chris Frank has researched or tried most of the leading insulating and air sealing products. He knows the pros and cons of each and has settled on DAP® DRAFTSTOP® 812 for all of his homes.

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Why Architects are Turning to a Maine Company for Winning ci Solutions

Polyiso claims the highest R-value in the thinnest profile of any (ci) wall sheathing product, meeting all ASHRAE 90.1 and IECC 2012 standards, outstanding fire performance with its inclusion within a multitude of NFPA 285 compliant wall assemblies - CFCs, HCFCs, and ODP.

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EZG® Mud Hog® Mixer Fast Facts

Read what sets the EZ Grout mixer apart from the rest in this fact filled Q&A.

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Milgard: Fifty Years of Innovation in Windows and Door Manufacturing

A quick glance at why Milgard is an award-winning manufacturer of windows and doors. Milgard's expansive portfolio of unique, valued solutions meet the needs of contractors and homeowners alike.

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