10 Features Of An OSHA-Compliant Staircase

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is one of the institutions regulating the specs and measurements of workspaces, including those in industrial environments. As part of their standards, OSHA has pinpointed the requirements for certain safety features to be followed by certain industries. Staircases are among the structural elements that the agency checks to […]

4 Smart Ways To Cut Construction Costs

The cost of every building material has been on the rise since the pandemic hit. A recent report by Bloomberg recorded the trend on three key materials. The cost of copper per ton shot up by over USD$ 5,000 The price index for concrete increased by 17.8 points The cost of lumber per 1,000 board […]

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 […]