Framing News

- Framing News

Building material dealers, contractors, and specialty firms are gearing up to fight an Obama administration proposal that could force the construction industry to give overtime pay to a huge new subset of its white-collar workforce.

- Framing News

There is an increasing concern from multiple segments of the construction industry on the availability of a skilled workforce, as well as the productivity of the buildings workforce today and into the future.

- Framing News

The National Framers Council (NFC) was created with a primary mission of helping to ensure that all framers leave the jobsite each day in the same health as they arrived in the morning.

- Framing News

MiTek announced today the release of a new iPad and iPhone app for viewing the new USP Structural Connectors 2015-2016 catalog.

- Framing News

Selena USA, Inc. has introduced its new TYTAN Subfloor High Yield Adhesive that features innovative collapsing gel adhesive technology specifically formulated for installing subfloor, and other horizontal wood panel applications, such as roofing. 

- Framing News

The U.S. Department of Labor today issued guidance to assess whether a worker is properly classified as an independent contractor.

- Framing News

From precision instruments like the Casella dust monitor to the ultra-comfortable Redbacks kneepads, these products stand out as smart, dependable choices.

- Framing News

Paslode is introducing a 21-degree framing gun and 21-degree full round head (FRH) plastic collated nails.

- Framing News

Production builder Lennar Homes recently used the Tella Firma system for homes in its new Parkside community in Irving, Texas. Company officials are very pleased with the product.

- Framing News

Builders claim there is good demand, but they complain they're handcuffed by a lack of skilled labor to build new homes.

- Framing News

The U.S. is expected to become both older and more diverse in the coming decades, with the elderly and Hispanics in particular taking up a greater proportion of the population.

- Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

Here's an energy efficient detail for intersecting interior walls.

- Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

Extra framing costs money and takes up space that insulation could occupy; it costs the builder up front and the homeowner every month.

- Framing News

Here are nine numbers behind today's construction labor force, with special focus on residential construction.

- Framing News

CLT panels are solid, made from 2-by stock bonded together under pressure with a thermosetting adhesive. The layers are cross-laminated, like plywood, with the grain on each layer running 90 degrees to the adjacent layers. 

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