Construction Quality

Construction Quality

A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on construction quality for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



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January 09, 2017

Insulating and air sealing unseen and hard-to-reach pockets is critical to energy-efficient homes

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January 09, 2017

By facilitating and requiring collaboration among all construction trades, builders can mitigate the expense of framing rework and better avoid the consequences of the skilled labor shortage

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Creating a sealed, insulated, and air-conditioned crawlspace solves a host of potential problems, regardless of where you build 

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Three scalable solutions for enclosure offer options for efficiency 

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A tighter building envelope makes it more important than ever to be informed and vigilant about mold 

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Controlling cracks in stucco lessens the potential for more serious problems below the surface, but it requires a dedicated process and attention to detail

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Keeping your floor systems solid and quiet is a true engineering challenge. Just don’t expect to get any kudos for it

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Keeping water away from where it doesn’t belong is all in the details. Here’s a checklist

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