Tag: house

Dwelling Styles

There are so many different styles of house. Yes, I mentioned the single house, or detached house. It is a free-standing residence building. Sometimes referred to as a single-family home, as opposed to a multi-family residential dwelling. I get the list of these variations below. One Story, Rancher and Rambler A dwelling consisting of one

Basic Construction Terms

Balloon Framed Wall – Framed walls (generally over 10′ tall) that run the entire vertical length from the floor sill plate to the roof. This is done to eliminate the need for a gable end truss. Baluster – Vertical member in a railing used between a top rail and bottom rail or the stair treads.

How to determine Water Heater Age

It is hard to find the date of manufacture of Hot Water Tank, or Water Heater. Most of time they do not put the date on the plate. But we can decode from the serial number. Let me show you how to determine the age of Hot Water Tank of different brand.   Manufacturer Trade

It is Fall in Vancouver

We went to Oakridge Mall last week. I still remember the feelling when we stepped on this land about five years ago. We resided in my aunt’s house for three monthes. It is close to the Oakridge Mall. We always walked there to buy foods. Last week, I took a photo on the back entrance