It's the right time to learn a trade and get into construction. There is no doubt about it. The industry is hurting for skilled workers. Employers are willing to pay more than ever to get them. Being a plumber, an electrician or carpenter will give...Read more
About: Sylvain Blais, collaborator
I've collaborated with the people at TRIFORCE® for a number of years. It is an honor to be part of this blog to talk about current industry trends, sustainable development, and the open joist TRIFORCE®. I am certainly a great believer in this unique product's benefits.
Recent Posts by Sylvain Blais, collaborator
Livable attics are very attractive these days. As housing market inventory shrinks and housing prices continue to climb, more homeowners are looking to upgrade instead of move. Turning the attic into a livable space such as a new bedroom, a quiet office space or a...Read more
With the current issues in the housing market, investors and builders have good reasons to look into mixed-use construction as a source of profitable work.Read more
Tough market for homebuyersRecent news from the housing market indicates that homebuyers, especially first time home-buyers are facing a combination of...
At 61 Billion dollars a year, the remodeling business is a huge and profitable industry. It is also continuing to grow. According to the National association of homebuilders remodeling index survey, the majority of remodelers across the country have been consistently reporting higher growth in their...Read more
In the residential construction sector, there has always been a big emphasis on entrepreneurialism. If you have the determination and some skill, there is not much holding you back from starting your own one-person business. It is no surprise then that according to 2014 statistics...Read more
According to a recent article in the Construction Dive, BIM adoption will have annual growth rate of 21.6% from 2016 to 2022, so it seems natural to make it part of your offer.Read more
What is BIM?BIM or Building Information Modelling is a process involving the...
Recent Comments by Sylvain Blais, collaborator
- May 6, 2019 on How to Fix a Damaged Open Web Floor Joist?
- May 2, 2019 on How to Fix a Damaged Open Web Floor Joist?
- April 29, 2019 on Wood to Steel Connections: Making sure it’s done right
- April 27, 2019 on Wood to Steel Connections: Making sure it’s done right
- April 23, 2019 on Wood to Steel Connections: Making sure it’s done right