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15 Trees

15 Trees

We have a big family, and as parents of this big family, we try to be very thoughtful about the choices we make and how those choices impact the environment. We want to do our bit to leave a better world for our children. Recently we decided to look further into how we could work…Continue Reading

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Tech Talk – Bearers and Joists

Tech Talk – Bearers and Joists

This one used to confuse me all the time, I would get them mixed up and around the wrong way, which would lead to much confusion between Adam and I. What is the difference between bearers and joists? What do they do?

What Are Bearers and Joists?

Bearers are the timber or steel that attaches directly to…Continue Reading

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Tech Talk-Studs

Tech Talk-Studs

Today we are talking all things Studs, and no were are not talking about the tradesmen,

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Respect

Respect

When Adam and I first started working together, though enthusiastic, I was terrified. I had, had a little experience in the building industry, as both my father and brother are plasterers, also I had previously built my own home. To be honest, I didn’t like what I had found. Sites were dirty, loud, I vividly…Continue Reading

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Tech Talk-What is a Nogging?

Tech Talk-What is a Nogging?

It’s such a strange word, and one that I overheard a lot when I first came into the industry, specifically when working with the carpenters. A nogging is a horizontal bracingthat is used inbetween the vertical ‘studs’ in the wall, or inbetween the floor joists, to make the structure ridged.

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