As a civil engineer looking to start a construction company, you must have heard about 3D concrete printing and the benefits to the construction industry, for example, in kerbing applications. That said, the benefits of 3D concrete printing are still vivid if the application of the technology in constructing tiny homes and small bridges is anything to go by. One of the benefits is reduced building costs, and although contractors are aware of this, most do not know how this happens.
- Timber framing has come a long way, and homeowners appreciate the benefits that milled timber offers as primary construction framing material. Not only is milled timber stronger than steel (pound for pound), but the clean, symmetric look adds aesthetic value to structures. Unfortunately, the popularity of milled timber has forced custom home builders to shy away from unmilled timber or whole trees. However, if you have reservations about unmilled timber, then it is time to drop the concerns.
- A well-built dock is essential for your marina. In general, the structure will provide an ideal spot for securing recreational boats and other vessels. The feature can also be used as a launching point for swimmers, and larger docks can be modified for lounging. If you intend to build a docking system for your marina, you will need to plan diligently for the process. Careful preparation and meticulous construction will ensure the creation of a secure and long-lasting dock.
- If you want to create a luxury spa atmosphere in your bathroom when building your new home, you will need a relaxing bathing area. Baths have come a long way in recent years, and you will notice several types once you start looking around. Built-In Tubs: Alcove, Corner And Drop-In Baths An alcove bath, one type of built-in tub, is the standard version common to many homes. These tubs typically fit within tiling surrounds, some with a shower overhead.
- The value accorded by civil works projects to communities goes beyond the physical structures. Therefore, before society accepts a construction project in a locality, the social value of the public works to the community must be justified. In light of this, contractors that want to remain competitive in the industry must engage in civil works that offer a social value to inhabitants. This article explores the key performance indicators that contractors can use to determine the social benefit of public works.