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Can you spray Cerlon on Open Cell foam panels Like EFIS
Being a OPM for construction projects sometimes I have to find products that can be used by my clients. We were in North Carolina working with the Scientists learning to spray Cerlon on opened celled Styrofoam along with other Cerlon installation procedures. We were working with a company that was…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 15, 2011  
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Testing Ceramic Products for Precast Structures
A bulletin came out from Cerlon ceramic products that an Engineering School in the Southeast has been testing ceramic products to be used in Precast structures. They formed a double tee such as the types that are used on parking decks. The Tee was at least 8 feet long but…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 15, 2011  
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How would you fix a Concrete Apron in the Front of a Garage Door that is deteriorated
I received a call from a property manager for a large Condo organization in our area. He has a problem with many aprons in front of the garage doors for the units. I went to see him and the first product I thought of is Cerlon for the repair, because…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 15, 2011  
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How to repair Poured in place Concrete steps that have deteriorated at an Industrial Complex
About 3 years ago one of my clients called me to check out 2 sets of stairs at his industrial Complex in Albany NY. He said the stairs need a little work, well when I got there and saw the shape of the stairs I was amazed that no one…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 15, 2011  
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How Do You Repair A Concrete Wall That is Only 3 Inches Thick
On a project that I was the OPM on a few years ago there was a problem with water leaking into the basement of the building from outside. The contractor could not come up with a proper solution so he asked my help. I just came back from my Cerlon…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 11, 2011  
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Will Cerlon Replace Concrete In the Future
Being a Construction Estimator and OPM I am always looking for products that will work better for my clients, be more cost effective and save time in installation of the product. I cme across this product called Cerlon a few years ago and did some research on it to see…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jul 09, 2011  
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How to Repair A Deteriorated Concrete Step With Cerlon
My Wife’s Mother had a concrete side step to the house that was badly deteriorated due to 65 years of putting salt on it. A few years ago we chipped off the concrete that was flaking and repaired it with Links and a mortar mix. It was in bad shape…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jul 08, 2011  
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What Eduction is Needed to Become A Good Carpenter
I am sitting on my front porch and thinking about what I should write about today, when this thought came to my head that I have only been talking about construction and not talking about anything related to education needed to become a good Carpenter and Craftsperson in the trades.…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 30, 2011  
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How Does A Production Carpenter Install Wood Door Casing
Over the last few years I have been an Owner Project Manager for many construction projects that require wood trim to be installed and I am amazed at the number of people that call themselves carpenters that do not know how to install wood trim rapidly and concisely, so I…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  New Construction   Jun 29, 2011  
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Does Having Ingenuity Help Solve Problems on Construction Projects
I am sitting in my fifth wheel trailer thinking of all the jobs I have been involved in over the last fifty years and some of the obstacles that had to be overcome to perform the work. I remember one problem that had our home office stumped and they came…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Remodeling   Jun 13, 2011  
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What Does Training Have to Do With Being A Good Craftsperson
In this article we are going to be discussing something that is close to my heart. The training of craftspeople…
What is the Difference Between A Craftsperson And A Person That Can Build A Project
As people that have read my articles you may be aware that my family members are craftspeople working…
Why Have A Supervisor on A Building Construction Project
When I first started in the Building Construction business the Supervisor was the General contractors’…
Budgeting A Job Without the Help Of Computer Aided Take Off Software
What happens when the Building Construction Estimator has no Architectural Drawings to do take off from?…
Vinyl Replacement Windows the Proper Types And Installation Procedure
During my 11 years of being an OPM for construction and inspection of work in place I have seen some…
Are Sprinkler Systems In Small Houses Needed
Are sprinklers systems in all new homes really needed? This is a question I have been asking myself…
What is A Construction Foreman Responsible for on A Building Construction Project
Over the past few days I have written articles about Construction Supervisors and Project Managers and…
Does Having Ingenuity Help Solve Problems on Construction Projects
I am sitting in my fifth wheel trailer thinking of all the jobs I have been involved in over the last…
Some Changes In Wood Framing Over the Last 50 Years
Sitting in my trailer in my lounger I was just thinking of the changes in wood framing for houses over…
The Proper Installation Of Foundation Insulation
The proper installation of insulation on the outside walls of a foundation vary from state to state,…