Construction

4 Quick Strategies For Construction Profits

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Construction | Comments Off on 4 Quick Strategies For Construction Profits

With a looming slowing in construction in 2019, its become increasingly important to maximize efficiency to ensure profitable construction projects. Here are some tips from the pros on maximizing profitability in construction. 1. Attract Talent (and keep it!) You already know it is a tight labor market. Many face limits in how much work they can take on because of staffing limitations. To remain competitive, its suggested to offer better benefits as a part of a strategy to keep talented workers. 2. Go Green With news and government reports continuing to sound alarm bells about the...

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4 Quick & Professional Tips for Quality Construction

Posted by on Nov 20, 2018 in Construction | Comments Off on 4 Quick & Professional Tips for Quality Construction

Contractors invest a lifetime perfecting their craft. Some have shared their best techniques for making build projects better, faster, and more profitable. Here’s a quick rundown of these inside tips from the pros. Pay Attention to Framing The majority of homes have imperfections and the older they get, the higher those flaws become. Homes settle and floors and walls begin to curve, slope, or separate. Before making cuts, be sure to review the acceptable tolerances for the lumber you’re working with. Frames must be straight, so it’s essential to begin with a level...

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5 Construction Technology Trends to Watch

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 in Construction | Comments Off on 5 Construction Technology Trends to Watch

Although construction may not be the first industry you think of when we say “innovative technology”, the construction industry is currently at the bleeding edge of new technology, making high-rise buildings easier to erect than ever before. New technology isn’t only making things more efficient; it’s making them safer too. So what exactly is going on in construction technology trends right now? 1. Wearable tech Workers are commonly now being given wearable trackers which are said to improve their safety and decrease the price of workers’ compensation for...

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4 Concrete Reasons Construction Companies Need Business Insurance

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Construction | Comments Off on 4 Concrete Reasons Construction Companies Need Business Insurance

Construction is an inherently dangerous business, constantly ranking at the top of the most dangerous industries to work in. Luckily, with effective management and solutions, this danger can be greatly reduced. Nonetheless, it is crucial that construction companies arm themselves with good business insurance policies which protect them when things go awry – and they will eventually. Below we offer you 4 concrete reasons why construction companies need business insurance. 1. General liability Although you can train your workers until the cows come home, accidents and human error still...

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Five High-Danger Jobs in Construction

Posted by on Aug 25, 2018 in Construction | Comments Off on Five High-Danger Jobs in Construction

  Whether it’s falling machinery, fire hazards, or tripping over debris, construction remains one of the most dangerous industries to work for in the US and worldwide. However, some construction jobs are consistently ranked as the most dangerous ones in the industry, so take special care if you find yourself involved in one of these construction-based tasks. 1. Working with power tools When you first work with power tools, you tend to be very cautious. However, with repeated use, the tasks become more mundane and easy for the worker, which can actually lead to dangers. The more...

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Construction Zone Fire Dangers

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 in Construction | Comments Off on Construction Zone Fire Dangers

Between 2007 and 2011, US fire departments were sent out to an average of 5,120 fires taking place at construction/renovation sites, with a total of 9 deaths, 94 injuries, and $265 in damages accompanying such fires. However, it doesn’t have to be this way! Heed our advice about controlling the danger of construction zone fires. When planning a construction project Before you start construction, review the entire site for fire hazards and assess how easy or difficult it would be for firefighters to reach the site with their equipment. It is essential to plans routes for firefighters,...

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