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Building Construction Facts and Figures

Here a list of examples on how you can estimate building construction costs.

Things you need to start your own construction business

A construction business is a large responsibility, which if well run and successful, can reward you with large profits. Starting a construction business requir...

How to Calculate Building Materials | eHow

When figuring a job for construction, a few formulas will help you complete a successful project. With a little practice, you will be an ace at building material calculations. 1 Calculate the concrete. Most building projects that begin from the ground up must start with concrete.

How to Determine a Building's Construction Type

Determining a building's construction type is dependent on quite a number of different factors and requires a keen eye for detail. If you would like to be able to identify a building's construction type, start with Step 1 below for an...

How Do I Choose the Best Building and Construction Materials?

Choosing the right building and construction materials for your project involves more than simply placing an order with a local building supply firm. There are several key factors that must be considered in order to make the best choices for complying with local building codes and making sure the structure meets all appropriate safety standards.

Estimating Framing Material: How to Estimate Framing

Every framing work starts by estimating the lumber required for the job. Essentially the majority of the wood needed will be 2 x 4 and 2 x 12. Other than that you will need sheeting or siding material. A good estimating rule for stud counting is one stud per lineal foot.

Estimating Costs Of Building Materials For Home Construction | DoItYourself.com

Before beginning any project, make sure you know what building materials you will need and how much they will cost. Estimate the costs of constructing your new home to get an idea of how much money you need to save or what kind of home loan you need.

Deck Building: Materials and Construction Basics

Get tips on how to choose the best decking materials and build a deck. x Next Photo Gallery (10 photos) Trex What to Know Before Building a Deck If you're going to install a deck, even if you're hiring a professional to build it, it's always a good idea to arm yourself with information.

Building Construction Company, Commercial Plan Builder, Designer, Project Site Contractor

Construction West incorporates Construction, Design and Project Management to offer a comprehensive building service, specialising in commercial tilt panel construction projects, throughout Western Australia.