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They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To – Update #1

Posted by in Wood | April 09, 2012

An Update on Southern Pine Design Values A statement released on April 2, 2012 states that the American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) Board of Review  has approved changes to the design values for  2″- 4″ thick, 2″- 4″ wide, Southern Pine… Read More

Good Friday & Easter – Part 2 of Holy Week

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | April 05, 2012

We take a time out from engineering during this week of holy observances to think on the truly important.  See Part 1  Passover – Part 1 of Holy Week. Good Friday and Easter is a Christian commemoration of the death,… Read More

Passover Observed April 6 & 7 – Part 1 of Holy Week

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | April 02, 2012

We take a time out from engineering during this week of holy observances to think on the truly important. In 2012, Passover is celebrated on April 6 through 7. Passover commemorates the passing over of the angel of death during… Read More

What is the difference between cement and concrete?

Posted by in Concrete | March 26, 2012

If you ever watched the old television show the Beverly Hillbillies, you probably remember Granny referring to the swimming pool as the “cement pond.”  This is not an uncommon term as we often hear someone referring to a cement driveway,… Read More

Is It True? Are Two Pumps Better Than One? – Part 2

Posted by in Basements | March 19, 2012

Our previous article, Part 1 of Is it True?  Are Two Pumps Better Than One? discussed some of the issues of a foundation drainage system that uses a sump basin to collect ground water and a pump to discharge the collected… Read More

Is It True? Are Two Pumps Better Than One? – Part 1

Posted by in Basements | March 08, 2012

For decades foundation drain tile have been placed around basements of dwellings to collect and drain ground water from the soil, especially during and after a rain storm.  These drain tile are commonly comprised of short lengths of clay tile… Read More

High Winds Recur In Cleveland Area on March 2 & 3, 2012

Posted by in Weather Events | March 05, 2012

The fringes of the severe storms that ripped through Alabama, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and southern Ohio resulted in high winds in the Cleveland Area on Friday, March 2 that continued into Saturday, March 3, 2012.  Winds were generally out of the… Read More

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Posted by in Legal Notices | March 01, 2012

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