Drywall Finishing

Light at Tunnel’s End? Survey Projects Growth in Non-residential Construction

The survey, 2012 Construction Industry Forecast, conducted by Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Inc., reported the “optimism quotient”—the survey’s primary benchmark for measuring contractor and equipment  distributor sentiment—at 114 for 2012, an increase from 96 a year earlier. Read more at DURABILITY+DESIGN.

Facebook: Next Generation Best Practices for Wall and Ceiling Contractors

Now that many businesses are comfortable with the design make-over Facebook received last year, many wall and ceiling industry Web marketers rejoice that the changes are making it much easier for them to do business on the social network—both creatively and from a business analytics perspective. Read more at AWCI’s ConstructionDimensions.

The Finish Line: EIFS Inspection

No doubt you are aware that the quality of EIFS is very dependent on the contractor. One way to ensure quality is to monitor the process of installing the EIFS as it is being installed. The inspector should not be the EIFS contractor, but an independent third party – usually someone that reports to the … Read more »