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Weekly Poll (8)

Florida wants to again tighten the statute of limitations for suing over construction defects, even for public works construction. How long should builders, developers and contractors be on the hook for their work?

The UK, which has the world's smallest houses, has for the first time adopted minimum space requirements in homes. Good idea or bad idea?

What industry economic indicators do you follow most closely?

Several homeowners have been forced to remove murals painted on their property. Who should have the final say over an exterior mural on a private home?

Architects in the UK, where the average one-bedroom home is 495 square feet, are fighting for larger mandated minimum home sizes. Do you agree with this effort?

Experts say more lives could be saved in tornado-prone regions by building codes and ordinances that mandate basements and sheltering spaces. What do you think?

How do you see the construction industry in 2012?

In terms of both esthetics and building envelope performance, which of the following types of exterior cladding materials would you prefer to use for urban residential construction?


Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

IBIX North America
Portable Powder Coating System

All-in-one skid mounted system for on-site repairs. Durable coating for industrial, structural steel, pipeline and marine applications. 727-322-4611

AGC Chemicals
FEVE Coated Water Tank Mural Greets Panama City Visitors

LUMIFLON based coatings can last up to 30 years without fading, offering a low-maintenance solution that retains color and gloss and can be field-applied.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

6 NEW plants coast to coast! Safe for environment, 100% recycled glass. White Metal Finish! No unsafe toxins like Beryllium & Arsenic!
Call 866-775-6226

AW Chesterton
ARC Protective Coatings

perform reliably under the most demanding exposures in the toughest process conditions. Use our Coating Selector Tool for your application needs at

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

Oxford Instruments Coating Measurement

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

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