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Home Construction 101Step 4: Set Steel

After the concrete walls cure and the plates are removed, a crane carefully places steel beams in pre-formed pockets on the foundation walls. A structural engineer calculates the strength and span for each beam. To support these beams, steel columns are vertically placed on top of concrete piers.

Maintenance CornerFall Furnace and Humidifier Settings

With the decrease in both humidity and temperature it is time to transition your furnace to the winter setting. The damper from furnace to humidifier should be moved to the open position, allowing heated air to pass through the humidifier. Your damper may be marked with “Open – Heating” or “Winter” for this setting. In […]

Project SpotlightBasement Finishing Project

Bachman Homes recently created some new spaces in an unfinished basement by adding an exercise room, bedroom, bathroom, lounge area, and wet bar. Finishing touches include custom cabinets with stainless steel built-in appliances, granite countertops, tile shower, maple floors, and an integrated surround sound system. The custom brick on the rear wall of the bar […]

Project SpotlightBachman Homes Showroom

Bachman Homes finished a new showroom as a creative place for our clients and strategic partners to review design details. Special thanks to our vendors for donating labor and materials: Cameo Kitchens (cabinets), Your Building Center (Andersen Windows, Hardi-Plank, Mastic Siding), Acee Built (Dry-Vit), Centre Hall Mason Supply (veneer stone), David Horner (painting) and HouseWire […]