Framing News

- 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. 

- Framing News

Toolbox Talks are a key component in harnessing the benefits of safety training and maintaining an OSHA-compliant program. Taking five minutes a week to highlight common workplace safety issues and general tips for a safe, efficient jobsite can transform the safety culture of a jobsite, while greatly reducing the risk of an OSHA fine should an OSHA inspection occur.

- Framing News

The labor shortage--we'd argue--is not an ideology problem; it's an economic problem. 

- Framing News

If you don't believe the competition for labor is fierce, you should talk to Jase Prewett, vice president of construction at Brookfield Residential's Southern California office.

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