What topics are discussed here
Most of the topics on this service are related to designing, building, finishing, maintaining, repairing and buying your home and site.
The community is made up of homeowners and construction professionals.
Examples of appropriate topics
- Building site organization.
- Building standards.
- Home facades and insulation.
- Practical building techniques.
- Organization of roofing, foundations.
- Installation of windows, doors.
- Basic and finishing building materials.
- Sequence of finishes.
- Advantages and disadvantages of types of building materials.
- Water supply, sewerage, drainage, plumbing.
- Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning.
- Home design, layout, construction.
- Materials, tools and technology for home improvement tasks.
- Interior decorating questions.
- Causes of technical problems in the home.
- Woodworking and carpentry related to construction.
- Legal issues, contracts with builders, contractor negotiation, sales and rental agreements.
Topics that are considered to be off-topic
- The cost of a job or the price of tools as these will vary between locations and over time.
- Shopping recommendations, shopping assistance, product recommendations
- Heavy construction equipment.
- Design of bridges, skyscrapers, airports, etc.
- Decorating advice.
- Hobby projects.
- Installation, maintenance, and repair of major and small appliances.