8 HVAC Maintenance Tips To Prevent Costly Repairs

When you have a central heating and cooling system at home, it can maintain a comfortable temperature all year round. It’s crucial to schedule some preventative maintenance every six months to maintain the optimum condition throughout the year. If you want to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home, especially during the summer or winter […]

5 Potential Benefits Of Installing A Channel Drain

Channel drains are installed to protect your basement from flood damage, prevent sewage backups, and keep your yard clean. A licensed contractor can install them, but if you want a do-it-yourself installation, you need to ask yourself first: What are the uses of channel drains? What are the potential benefits of channel drains? In this […]

Roof Fall Protection Protocols In The Workplace

In the workplace, protecting employees is an essential aspect of running a successful enterprise. That being said, falling from roofs is among the most common cause of injury or death. When running a business where anyone will be on the roof, it’s crucial to make sure fall protection protocols are in place.  Here are some […]

Classification of Columns Based on Shape

Columns are categorized as following four types: 1. Based on Shape, 2. Based on a type of reinforcement, 3. Based on type of loading, 4. Based on slenderness ratio. In this construction article, detail information is given on the types of columns based on shapes. Based on Shape Square or Rectangular Column: These are usually […]

Fast and Simple Math Tricks You Wish You Always Knew

Did you know these easy and quick math techniques? Whether or not you are in civil engineering, don’t you wish you had known these math tricks when you were younger? These tricks will help you solve certain mathematical problems in seconds.   The Butterfly Method Believe it or not, if you are subtracting fractions, you […]

Brick Calculator for Civil Engineering

Ordering too many (or too few) bricks for your construction? Use the brick/mortar calculator in this article and you will never run into this problem again. It will optimize your costs by estimating how many bricks you will need to cover the surface of a certain sized area. With this brick calculator you will now […]

Difference Between Foundation and Footing

  In this article we will discuss the differences between a foundation and a footing.   Foundation In Civil Engineering, a foundation is the lower portion of a building structure that transfers the building’s gravity load into the earth. A strong foundation is required in order for a building to stand the test of time […]