Tag: associated building materials

The story of a discarded building material from the 1930s

Posted by Time Inc. on Tuesday, January 19, 2020 07:59:56 An unusual building material that was once a cornerstone of a home in San Jose has been found at a site that has been transformed into a museum.The San Jose Public Library, which has spent years collecting historic buildings materials, found a 3-foot-tall wooden beam…



‘Toxic waste’: A toxic waste dump could be built on the California coast

On one of the more popular local TV shows, “Top of the Lake,” we were shown a video of a giant waste dump built on a lake in California.The dump is in the Santa Clara Valley, which is part of the Santa Barbara County watershed.The video shows what is probably the biggest waste dump in…



How To Build A Better House From A Home Office Building Materials

Building materials are a huge part of the overall cost of a home.And with the cost of construction going up, it can be quite hard to find quality materials at a reasonable price.So, it’s a good idea to have a little bit of planning before you even start.To start, you can use our guide to…