Thursday, January 27, 2011

Keeping Indoor Humidity just right

Effects of Indoor Humidity
Indoor humidity can affect your health and your home. Below are some of the possible effects.
Too Dry 

  • Damage to wood floors, furniture, musical instruments
  • Static electricity; electronic equipment damage
  • Increased dust
  • Respiratory, throat and skin irritations

Too Wet 

  • Termites, cockroaches and other insects
  • Condensation and stains on walls, ceilings and windows
  • Flaking paint and peeling wallpaper
  • Mold, mildew, dust mite growth; allergic reactions

Ice Damming... What to look for/ How to prevent.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Q&RHILLC to attend JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show


SHOW DESCRIPTIONSince 1995, the JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show has brought editorial content to life from The Journal of Light Construction magazine on an exhibit hall floor.  From the first show in Cambridge, Massachusetts, JLC LIVE has become a must-attend event for residential construction professionals. The unique combination of hands-on education in conjunction with manufacturer exhibits is what differentiates JLC LIVE from any other trade show in the industry.  In addition to all the education found in the exhibit hall JLC LIVE also offers a top-notch educational conference program.

LIVE EXHIBIT HALL EVENTS In addition to the exhibits, attendees will also find many educational opportunities on the show floor. The LIVE events are taught by some of the top experts in their fields including Gary Katz, Michael Byrne, Mike Sloggatt and Myron Ferguson. In addition to working with JLC LIVE our building specialists run very successful businesses as well as write for The Journal of Light Construction and other publications. LIVE events include building clinics, a design software workshop, decks and rails under construction as well as exhibitor demonstrations.

CONFERENCE DESCRIPTIONJLC LIVE New England offers a four-day, educational conference program featuring over 50 unique sessions covering a full range of topics, from business to construction techniques, in a classroom style setting.  Conference instructors are industry leaders and experienced both in the field and in the classroom.  They offer useful and practical information that can be implemented immediately on return to the office/field from the show. 

WHO ATTENDSJLC LIVE New England attracts a variety of residential construction professionals from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, Maine and Pennsylvania. 

Exhibitors include manufacturers and regional distributors encompassing all aspects of residential construction. Due to the interactive aspect of JLC LIVE, exhibitors not only sell their products on the show floor but demonstrate them as well.

ADMISSION AND REGISTRATIONJLC LIVE is a trade only event and only professionals from the industry will be allowed to attend.

The Journal of Light Construction, Remodeling and Tools of the Trade.

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