Newsroom Posts Tagged: School Construction

  • Word-of-the-Month: Warranty

    Warranty A warranty is a promise or guarantee by a manufacturer or contractor to repair or replace a defective product or to correct defective craftsmanship after it has been installed. In construction, the standard warranty for materials and work completed is 1 year from date of substantial completion. Depending on.. More

    1 Jul 2021 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Bituminous

    Bituminous Bituminous is a relatively soft coal that contains a tarlike substance called bitumen (or asphalt) and is known for its waterproofing and adhesive qualities. Generally, bituminous is used for the construction of roads, preserving timber, and waterproofing stone walls and has been extensively used for surfacing airport pavements and.. More

    1 Jun 2021 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Winter Conditions

    Winter Conditions Winter conditions in construction refers to the additive budget lines items and possible schedule delays that are incurred by construction activities during the coldest months of the year. The expenses are usually related to increased fuel, material, and labor needs. Fun Fact Frigid winter weather (snow, ice, high.. More

    1 Feb 2021 |
  • PRESS RELEASE: Stahl Named Construction Manager for New Urbandale Elementary School

    Urbandale, IA; August 15, 2019 –  Stahl was selected by the Urbandale Community School District (CSD) for the construction of a two-story, 118,000-square-foot elementary school. The new $28 million building, located at 7110 Prairie Avenue, will replace the existing Olmsted Elementary and feature state-of-the-art classrooms, kitchen and cafeteria, gymnasium, administration area,.. More

    16 Aug 2019 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Cone Laser

    Cone Laser A cone laser is used to create the precise curved slope of a baseball or softball outfield. To make uniformed slopes, the laser is set in the center of the infield to create a level reference along a circle that intersects with the bases and home plate. Beyond.. More

    1 Jul 2019 |