Housing & Construction

Since FrameSAFE first rolled out in March of this year, 23 NFC Professional Framer members and 12 Skilled Subcontractors have subscribed to the program. As this bilingual, OSHA-compliant safety program is being implemented across the country, the feedback has been very positive.

The housing market appeared to cool off a bit in February, but a trio of reports indicate good news on the horizon for component manufacturers and new construction.

Alpine recently provided this component drawing training guide to component manufacturers through its March Inside VIEW email.

The following article from Buildsteel.org provides a roadmap for building designers to design and specify projects using cold-formed steel.

Two recent articles look at the relationship between availability of new construction and its impact on affordability.

Download the DuPont Tyvek Material Calculator mobile app, which can quickly estimate the number of rolls needed for both DuPont Tyvek weather barriers and DuPont flashing products.

Huber Engineered Woods is expanding distribution of AdvanTech subfloor adhesive, providing access to the spray-foam subfloor adhesive to builders nationwide.

Magni telehandlers recently unveiled its brand-new RTH 6.46 SH telehandler.

A high percentage of construction litigation revolves around water leakage and windows are a large contributor to that. That is why proper window installation with the correct sealants is so important.

Controlling construction site theft is a challenge faced by many framers. Often times hand and power tools, lumber and other building materials, and even heavy equipment, can find legs and walk off the jobsite.