Category: Building Construction

sanding sponge
11Feb
Drywall Sanding Sponges For Detailed Sanding
By: Max Tripodi

The brilliant idea to take a section of sandpaper and attach it to a firm, yet pliable sponge is probably one of the greatest contributions to the construction and contracting industries in world history. The term “sanding sponge,” in its modern use, is a bit of a misnomer. Most of today’s sanding sponges aren’t really […]

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drywall screw guns
10Aug
Four of the Best Drywall Screw Guns for Your Aging-in-Place Remodel
By: Max Tripodi

Any tool that can effectively speed up a DIY project and remove tedious steps from a job is worth having on hand. There’s a good chance that at some point your aging-in-place renovation will require new wall or ceiling drywall, especially if you’re making updates to an older home. A drywall screw gun is a […]

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drywall stilts for DIYers
10Aug
Three of the Best Drywall Stilts for DIYers
By: Max Tripodi

When it comes to DIY renovations that involve hanging, repairing, or finishing drywall or installing a ceiling, chances are you’re probably going to need to elevate yourself to reach the highest areas of the room. Most DIYers tend to go with convention: a moveable ladder or step stool. While it is budget friendly to move […]

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12Feb
What to Look for In Office and Other Commercial Flooring Products
By: Max Tripodi

If you operate a sprawling and well-established office complex or commercial space with hundreds of employees and guests, your flooring needs are going to be much different than a small start-up firm with just a few team members. However big or small your facility, there are some standard considerations to think through when choosing the […]

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worst mistakes when building a restaurant
2Apr
7 Mistakes You Can Make When Building or Renovating a Restaurant
By: Max Tripodi

It is an exciting experience to be one of the first customers to discover a trendy new restaurant with delicious food, a unique concept, and a great atmosphere is an exciting experience. However, it’s not exciting when the restaurant falls flat because of building design issues that could have been easily avoided with proper planning. […]

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Florida building codes for restaurants
21Mar
Florida Building Codes for Restaurants
By: Max Tripodi

About the Florida Building Code Florida first implemented statewide building codes in the 1970s during a major construction boom. The building code as we know it today was established in the early 1990s after a comprehensive review of the state’s building code system. The review found widespread inconsistencies in how the building code was applied […]

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