Monthly Archives: April 2019

Weekend Project: Reclaimed Wood Barn Door

Building a barn door out of reclaimed lumber is a great weekend project. Reclaimed cedar, redwood, and Douglas fir are all ideal choices for barn door materials, and some of your salvaged wood may come with a history of similar … Continue reading

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LEED Building Certifications and Concrete

New developments and buildings spring up in Seattle every day. In many of these new structures people may notice a LEED Green Building certification on the wall, but some may wonder what it means to receive this award? There are … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Windows

When spring comes, it brings warmer weather, and air filled with fresh, clean breezes. It’s a time to open your windows and clear the air in your home. The problem; however, is your residential glass  and windows have gotten dirty … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Rebar Use in Concrete

Concrete as a building material has a long history, as do the methods used to strengthen it. One such method is incorporating rebar, a shortened word for the reinforcing bars it refers to, into concrete slabs. Concrete is valued for … Continue reading

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