How to Cool a Construction Site

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), thousands of U.S. workers die every year, and many more succumb to illness, due to extreme heat. Forty percent of these deaths, however, occur in the construction industry. Thankfully, there are ways for construction employers and managers to protect workers from heat-related illness. Here is some […]

Three ways to make outdoor cushion inserts

Summary: Cushions can add personality and style to any space, outdoor or indoors. There are three approaches to making your cushion inserts: fill it with plastic bags, cover an indoor insert, and buy a weatherproof insert. Whenever you need to add some color and personality to a room in the house, all you need is […]

Resolving disputes through mediation

When construction disputes arise, many people choose construction mediation to resolve their differences. There are many types of mediation methods available, depending on the situation and the needs of each party. However, all forms of mediation offer parties a flexible process to confidentially come to an agreement on differences with the help of a neutral […]

Guide for cleaning cushions

Written by The Foam Factory A good looking is more than just about the right lighting, colors, cushions and furniture. It is about upkeep. Anything that is maintained properly lasts longer and looks better. This applies to all elements of your home, from the patio cushion to your couch. Here is a quick guide on cleaning […]

The History of San Francisco’s Fillmore District

San Francisco’s Fillmore District has played an important role in the city’s growth since the 1800s. The District was created in response to the overcrowding problem faced by San Francisco throughout the latter half of the 1800s. Fillmore grew immensely, and became a commercial center after the 1906 earthquake because it was on the receiving […]

Interior Design Trends for 2017

The interior style of your home should be contemporary to ensure that it has plenty of appeals, says Dev Randhawa. When you want to transform the setting, there are a few interior design trends in 2017 to incorporate. Matte Appliances Although stainless steel appliances were a hit in recent years, more people are turning to […]

Four styles of sofas explained

Written by The Foam Factory Sofas are a great way to add comfortable seating to your living room, patio or bedroom. Although most people may think that there are very few styles of sofas, a quick visit to a furniture store will indicate that there is a long list of designs. Here are a few of […]

Delay claims in construction cases: common pitfalls

Written by Lyle Charles 80% of disputes in construction are due to delays in the project. In order to process construction delay claims correctly, it is important to understand the basic elements necessary to prove a delay claim. Delays often occur when the period of time has been extended on a project, due to circumstances not […]