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Construction Terminology

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Construction Terminology

A Few Terms That Are Used Often In The Construction Industry! Soffit –  A projection or an opening from the ceiling, used to accent or define a room, or a space within a room Threshold – raised member of the floor within the door jamb.  Its purpose is to provide a divider between dissimilar flooring […]

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Construction Terminology

Quote / Estimate / Bid / Proposal – What is the Difference? Is there a difference between a Quote/Estimate/Bid/Proposal?  Absolutely!  Here is how those words all differ. Quote – a price for material which normally has time attached to it – say 30 days.  An example would be framing materials or trim materials such as plumbing […]

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Value Engineering – Pre Construction

The Benefit of Value Engineering Whether you’re remodeling an existing space or building from the ground up proper planning is the key to a successful construction project.  We can go through a lot of “construction talk” explaining the meaning of value engineering, but simply put – we think of everything for you. Value Engineering starts […]

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Construction Terminology

Construction Lingo – The J Words Every industry has their own lingo and sometimes not knowing the lingo can be intimating.  Follow our blog regularly and we will help you decipher the construction lingo. This blog article for terminology deals with the important J words! Jamb – One of the finished upright sides of a […]

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Dental Office Build Out/Remodeling Myths

In November 2011 Janyce Hamilton wrote an article for the Chicago Dental Society titled Five Big Misconceptions of Dental Office Construction. Four years later her 5 Myths still stand true: Myth #1:  The Economy is Bad Today, Wait to Remodel Tomorrow While the economy is better today than it was in 2011, people are still […]

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