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Choosing Grout Color For Tiles: Things To Consider

It is recommended to use neutral-colored grouts that blend easily with the tiles. However, the bright or contrasting color of grout can also be used if you have patterned tiles or intricate designs on your walls and floors. You can choose different types of colored tiles for flooring and bathroom walls in order to match […]

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Wood Studs vs Metal Studs for Wall Framing

Studs in wall framing are vertical wooden or metal members used to support the weight of a floor, ceiling, and walls. Studs are typically spaced 16 inches apart from center-to-center along the length of a wall; this is called “16 on center” construction. Metal studs are typically used in basement walls where the weight of […]

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Factors affecting the decision to demolish or refurbish a building

Building refurbishment is the process of renovating older buildings to make them more energy-efficient and modern. Buildings that are designed today should be able to meet the needs of future generations, but many old ones do not. Some older buildings may not have been built with certain features, such as being wired for computers or […]