Roof Drains and Gutters

Are Your Roof Drains Doing Their Job?

The main enemy of flat roofs is the water that can build up and cause damage—not just to the roof, but to the structures below. Flat roofs typically incorporate drainage systems to prevent this from happening. But the drainage systems themselves require regular maintenance to

Advanced Construction Materials

5 of the Most Advanced Construction Materials on the Market Today

Like most areas of technology, the development of construction materials has come a long way in just a few short years. The cutting-edge products available now are safer, stronger, more efficient and more eco-friendly than their predecessors. Here are five of today’s most exciting innovations

Types of Steel

Construction Materials Spotlight – Types of Steel

Today, we use steel to produce everything from sewing needles to skyscrapers. But the technology has come a long way, and steel is now available in many different forms. For anyone involved in large-scale construction, it’s helpful to get familiar with the various kinds of

Protective Coatings and Sealants

Protective Coatings and Sealants

The many modern sealants and coatings available nowadays offer superior levels of protection for virtually all building materials. If the ancient Romans had access to today’s technology, their mighty colosseum might still be a thriving sports arena.

Speed and Safety in Construction Scheduling

Construction Scheduling: Speed and Safety Can Go Together

When people are compelled to work faster than they should, they can get careless. The pressure of having to meet a rushed deadline makes workers less deliberate and less efficient. This is a normal human response and hard to counteract once it’s in motion. The