Making Things: It's All in a Day's Work

Tips To Design Practical Home Solutions

Creating a stylish and practical home can be quite a challenge. After all, you want your home to look beautiful and be comfortable and functional. Here are some tips to help you achieve that perfect balance.  Start With the Basics  Before diving into a full-scale home design project, you should establish the basics. Start by utilizing blueprints and sketches that will give you a general idea of what you wish to create. Read More 

What Are The Major Advantages Of Cellular Concrete?

Cellular concrete is a type of lightweight concrete that consists of cement, water, and preformed foam. The foam creates air voids in the mixture, resulting in a porous and low-density material. Cellular concrete has many applications in the construction industry, such as roof insulation, floor leveling, geotechnical fill, and void filling. It also offers several advantages over other types of fill materials, such as soil, sand, gravel, or crushed stone. Here are three key benefits of cellular concrete that make it an attractive choice for various projects. Read More 

5 Signs A Construction Job Requires Project Management Services

Developers, contractors, investors, and other folks in the construction business are used to bringing jobs to fruition. This can make it hard to see when a situation calls for project management services. You should pay attention to these five signs that a job may require third-party help with project management.  Expanding Scale Some projects find ways to grow beyond their original parameters. The scale of a project also doesn't necessarily blow up so fast that you'll notice there are project management needs. Read More 

Why Have A Construction Survey Before You Start Building On Your Site?

You will usually work with different types of surveyors when you plan out a large construction project. While some surveys take place before and during your planning and design processes, you can also hire a land surveyor to make a construction survey on your land before your build begins. How does a construction survey work? What are its benefits? What Is a Construction Survey? Land surveyors run construction surveys just before you're ready to start work on your site. Read More 

Curiosities Surrounding Concrete Aggregate For Commercial Applications

As a commercial business owner, if you need concrete installed, you will likely be working with a commercial concrete supplier for your needs. These commercial suppliers are capable of delivering a large volume of ready-mix concrete to a location to install everything from industrial facility foundations to parking lots and loading docks. When you initially start working with a company to get the plans in place for the concrete that needs to be delivered, the topic of aggregate will likely come up. Read More