Category: Best Practices

Construction Risk Management Checklist for 2022

Construction Risk Management Checklist for 2022 Risk Management Checklist

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines risk as the possibility of loss or injury. This explains why risk is inherent in construction. The potential for injury is high, as well as the potential to lose a lot of money. Effective construction risk management is the key to every successful construction project. It can be the difference between […]

8 Best Practices to Improve Construction Site Safety

8 Best Practices to Improve Construction Site Safety Construction Site Safety Best Practices

Construction site safety is one of the most overlooked things during a construction project. In most workplaces, accidents are a nuisance for the worker and a headache for HR. However, at construction sites, accidents have the potential to be life-threatening. With every new story about environmental disasters, earth-shattering explosions, and trapped laborers, construction sites become […]

What is an RFI in Construction: Best Practices for the Subcontractor

What is an RFI in Construction: Best Practices for the Subcontractor RFI

RFI Meaning in Construction: Best Practices for the Subcontractor Is the construction process set up for the success of its stakeholders? When we look at the majority of construction projects, there are unrealistic expectations placed on all stakeholders. Designers and engineers are tasked to design without fully understanding the scope of requirements. General contractors and […]

Best Practices For Working With Your Roofing Subcontractor

Best Practices For Working With Your Roofing Subcontractor Best Practices For Working With Your Roofing Subcontractor

Construction projects are very comprehensive. Whether the edifice being built is a residential or commercial property, each section of the building requires specialized skills. You have electricians to handle the electrical systems, painters for the paintwork and, of course, roofers for the roof. These are a few best practices for working with roofing subcontractor.  The […]

Construction Document Control Tips to Get Paid For Your Work

Construction Document Control Tips to Get Paid For Your Work Construction Document Control Tips to Get Paid For Your Work

Within a perfect world a project goes exactly as planned, the client is happy, and you get paid. However, that’s not always how projects work in the construction industry. Supplies might arrive late, there can be weather issues, and other events can cause delays and issues. These can change the completion day of projects, but […]

Tips for Improving the General Contractor and Subcontractor Relationship on a Project

Tips for Improving the General Contractor and Subcontractor Relationship on a Project Tips for Improving the General Contractor and Subcontractor Relationship on a Project

The health of the general contractor and subcontractor relationship determines the outcome of the project. If the relationship is strained, work on the current or future project will become strained and both parties will walk away with negative views of each other. These tips for improving the general contractor and subcontractor relationship on a project […]

Strategies for Increasing Construction Bid Opportunities

Strategies for Increasing Construction Bid Opportunities Strategies for Increasing Construction Bid Opportunities

With the increase in infrastructure spending means there will be an increase in construction bid opportunities. Which makes now the perfect time to take a look at your bidding process and improve your strategies for winning projects. Better Construction Bid Opportunities Through Data The bidding process requires a lot of your resources, whether it’s financial, […]

How to Set Operational Efficiency Goals for Your Construction Projects

How to Set Operational Efficiency Goals for Your Construction Projects Blog-Operational-Efficiency-Goals

How to Set Operational Efficiency Goals for Your Construction Projects Construction companies that work towards operational efficiency find ways to deliver goods and services in a cost effective manner without sacrificing quality. Obviously, an operational efficiency goal for all construction projects is to deliver the project on time and within budget. Because the scope of […]

8 Tips for Hiring Construction Workers

8 Tips for Hiring Construction Workers construction workers

With the unemployment rate at 4.1%, many employers are finding it difficult to hire workers. In construction, it’s worse. The need for skilled construction workers outweighs the available market. With the increase in construction projects and the lack of construction workers, projects are estimated to take more time and businesses are under strain. These eight […]

How To Improve The Adoption of New Construction Technology On The Job Site

How To Improve The Adoption of New Construction Technology On The Job Site blog-improve-adoption-construction-technology

Congratulations, your construction company has decided to take steps into the world of technology. It is an exciting time that will make your team more productive. Purchasing construction technology is the first step. The next step, and albeit the biggest challenge, is implementation. According to an IDC report, 25% of IT projects fail, and another […]

Costly Mistakes to Avoid in the Subcontractor Bidding Process

Costly Mistakes to Avoid in the Subcontractor Bidding Process Costly Mistakes to Avoid in the Subcontractor Bidding Process

With more online bidding platforms and bid building tools available, the subcontractor bidding process has never been easier in 2018. However, there are still avoidable and costly mistakes that can frustrate subcontractors. Here are some common and costly mistakes to avoid in the subcontractor bidding process and ways to reduce risks.   1. Inaccurate Measurements, […]

eSUB Guide: How do Construction Loans Work?

eSUB Guide: How do Construction Loans Work? eSUB Guide: How do Construction Loans Work?

Before the ground breaks on a construction project, one of the very first things to accomplish is securing financing. New property development costs can range from hundreds of thousands of dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars. Property developers and building owners secure construction loans to undertake these projects. The construction loan process can be […]

6 Tips for Getting Your Workers to Adopt Construction Technology

6 Tips for Getting Your Workers to Adopt Construction Technology 6 Tips for Getting Your Workers to Adopt Construction Technology

6 Tips for Getting Your Workers to Adopt Construction Technology   Over the past several years construction technology has grown and improved. As a whole, it’s making companies more productive with fewer resources. And as it becomes easier to use, more construction businesses are opting to switch to technology solutions to meet their needs. But […]

How to Avoid Costly Construction Project Delays

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How to Avoid Costly Construction Project Delays: Proper planning and scheduling can help mitigate delays and keep a project on track.   Keeping projects and programs on schedule has always been a challenge for both owners and contractors. Delays are very costly and should be avoided if at all possible. Timely performance is commonly impacted by […]

Construction Equipment Maintenance: How Often and When to Schedule

Construction Equipment Maintenance: How Often and When to Schedule Construction Equipment Maintenance: How Often and When to Schedule

Construction Equipment Maintenance: How Often and When to Schedule   Equipment failure can cost businesses hundreds, even thousands, of dollars every day they’re out of service. That’s why it’s especially important to have a construction equipment maintenance schedule. Without one, it’s easy to end up with unexpected downtime on jobs and an excess cost to […]