Building

A Good Scope of Work is a Vital Part of any Building Contract A really good scope of work is probably one of the most overlooked elements in the construction contract.   Outlining the project costs and contractor’s obligations protects both the homeowner and the builder. The following story shows how even a simple project can […]

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There are many terms to know during any construction and home remodeling project.  The terms below are used throughout the Builder in Your Pocket books and articles. They are listed in the order that you are most likely to encounter them during your building or home improvement project. Beyond just technical terms, I’ve also outlined […]

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Flex Duct Sealing

by Paul LaGrange

Seal Ducts for Enhanced Energy Efficiency Depending upon the size of the leak, tremendous amounts of air can be lost from the duct work.  Repairing those leaks and making sure that they don’t return is relatively easy. Sealing the connections between flexible ducts, plenums, junction boxes and boots/registers keeps the HVAC system running clean and […]

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