## Rough opening for a 30″, 32″, 36″, 48″, 60″ & 72″ bifold doors

So, while you’re looking to replace your old Bifold door or want to have one in your hallway, you start wondering about the rough opening or are confused about how to size a rough opening bifold door. The rough opening of a bifold door is calculated by adding ½ inch in the width twice to … Read more

## What is 4 on 12 roof pitch? – Angle – Slope – Calculator – to degrees

A roof having 4 inches of rise for every 12 inches of run has 4 in 12 roof pitch. That means such a roof has a slope of 4:12 and it  translates to degrees as about  18.4 degrees. Any roof with pitch is not too steep you might be able to walk on such a … Read more

## Standard Sizes of Doors (mm, cm) (Bedroom, Kitchen, Living Room)

So, you’re looking to replace your outdated door with a brand new piece but are wondering what the standard size of door is. Well, it’s not that you can choose the size of the door based on your needs but there’s a common practice to follow standard sizes depending on the type of room, size … Read more

## How Many bags of concrete Needed per Fence Post?

Generally, the amount of concrete needed per fence post depends on the size of the post as well as the size of the hole i.e. the depth and diameter. In general practice, 1-4 bags of concrete per fence post is all you need. Whether you’re upgrading your existing fence or are installing a new one … Read more

## How much does a gallon of Sand Weigh? – 2 Gallons – 3 Gallons – 4 & 5 Gallons

Whether you’re doing some landscaping job or are planning for your delivery of materials; know how much does a gallon of sand weigh is a common question. Homeowners are often wondering how heavy is a bucket of sand or how heavy is a gallon of sand? Sand is a building material which is used for … Read more

## How many 40lb, 50lb, 60lb and 80lb bags of concrete are in a cubic yard

While you’re using ready-mix bag of concrete, you’re interested to know how many bags of concrete in a yard? Well, bags of concrete per yard depend on the size of the bag you choose. An 80 lb bag of concrete will obviously cover more per yard than a lb bag. Be it Quikrete, Skrete, or … Read more

## Simple steps for Helical Pier Installation (With PICTURES)

Helical pier installation is a pretty common technique to offset the effects of foundation settlement in building. We know foundations generally settle under the impact of load or due to downward movement or escape of soil underneath the footing. Some common reasons for foundation settling includes expansive soil under foundation, root wedging, excessive loads from … Read more