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An overview of lien waivers in construction

An overview of lien waivers in construction

Getting paid in the construction industry can be a long and frustrating journey. The payment process for contractors takes an average of 83 days – one of the longest of any industry in the world. Contractors have a variety of tools available to help them reduce financial risk, improve their cash flow, and speed up […]

Writing Perfect Business Emails for Contractors

Writing Perfect Business Emails for Contractors Writing Perfect Business Emails

Writing Perfect Business Emails for Contractors Successful communication between the commercial subcontractor and the general contractor is essential for carrying out a project within the deadline. As a subcontractor, you can make this type of communication much more efficient if you know how to write a great business email. With the following tips, you’ll be […]

How to Develop a Commercial Construction Project Schedule

How to Develop a Commercial Construction Project Schedule How to Develop a Commercial Construction Project Schedule

A commercial construction project schedule is a timeline, created by the project manager, used as a visual plan for building projects. Having a construction project schedule is useful because it can break down the larger plan into smaller, more manageable phases. Many construction project schedules incorporate Gantt charts, which are helpful in visualizing how each […]

Construction Manager vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Construction Manager vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference? Construction Manager vs Project Manager: What's the Difference?

Understanding the difference between a construction manager vs project manager is vital to understanding the work that takes places in the construction industry. Between the office and the field, there is a lot of work that goes into both jobs, so understanding the differences in the functions performed by a construction manager vs project manager […]

Revolutionary Technology in Sustainable Construction

Revolutionary Technology in Sustainable Construction Revolutionary technology in the Sustainable Construction

The construction industry is one of the major pillars of the world economy. In the US alone, construction spending reaches figures up to $1.27 trillion, according to reports. Furthermore, the construction industry is one of the most massive employment opportunities in the US, with more than 10 million people working in construction. However, one of the major disadvantages […]

Types of Insurance for a Subcontractor

Types of Insurance for a Subcontractor Types of Subcontractor Insurance

When a contractor wants to speed up the completion of a project or do simultaneous jobs at the same time, getting the services of a subcontractor is the logical thing to do.   Unlike the people who work for the company of the contractor, subcontractors are not considered employees. More often than not, subcontractors are […]

The Definitive Guide to Construction Risk Management for 2019

The Definitive Guide to Construction Risk Management for 2019 The Definitive Guide to Construction Risk Management for 2019

Construction risk management is an important facet of construction planning. Without understanding where risk can come from projects are open to cost overruns and other issues. When project managers don’t mitigate risks they might put projects in dire straits because of personnel, environmental, safety, and other types of risks. With the wide variety of project […]

10 Tips to Increase Construction Productivity

10 Tips to Increase Construction Productivity 10 Tips to Increase Productivity in Construction

Do You Know How to Improve Productivity in Construction?   In the world’s economy, the construction industry is one of the leaders. According to last year’s data, there are $10 trillion invested in various construction sites annually. What is more, around 7% of the world’s population is working in this industry. However, this sector suffers […]

7 Tips For Construction Workers Writing A Resume

7 Tips For Construction Workers Writing A Resume 7 Tips for Construction Workers Writing a Resume

Writing a resume is a tedious and confusing task. Most people don’t know where to start and how to start in the first place. Especially in the construction industry where it was once enough to have a glowing recommendation in order to get a good job. Today, you need a stellar resume if you want […]

4 Ways Construction Time and Attendance Software will Improve Efficiency

4 Ways Construction Time and Attendance Software will Improve Efficiency construction time and attendance software

Construction Time and Attendance Software Nothing impacts the revenue stream and ultimate profitability of a construction company then does efficiency. The efficient, timely completion of a project makes the difference between profitability and a loss. As a consequence, even a slight improvement in project efficiency can make the difference between an endeavor being brought in […]

What Machinery Every Construction Site Needs to Have

What Machinery Every Construction Site Needs to Have Construction Machinery

Every construction site needs machinery to build, adapt and maintain a safe and productive working environment. Of course, most of the equipment depends on the type of construction and the extent of the project. Heavy machinery is serious and needs professional handling, as well as appropriate safety measures in place. Since specific actions require the […]

How Robots are Changing Construction

How Robots are Changing Construction robots changing the construction industry

How Robots are Changing Construction (Robotics Break New Ground in the Industry)   Earlier this year, a San Francisco-based technology firm, Built Robotics, made headlines by sharing its progress toward self-operating construction machinery. The company led by a former Google engineer has received several million in venture capital to continue its development of the construction […]

Safety Practices for Demolition Contractors

Safety Practices for Demolition Contractors demolition contractors

Demolition contractors have a special responsibility within the construction industry. They must knock down, blow up, or otherwise disassemble a variety of structures — steel, concrete, and wood — as safely as possible. The work is inherently dangerous, particularly if the contractor or members of the demolition crew don’t follow regulations and best practices.   […]

Surviving A Commercial Construction Project

Surviving A Commercial Construction Project surviving construction project

Surviving A Commercial Construction Project   The need to build new space for your business or renovate your business’s existing space is usually a good sign. When you have to update or expand your space, it typically means that business is strong or even growing. Commercial construction projects tend to signify growth, and growth is […]

4 Eco-Friendly Lessons Construction Can Take from Interior Design

4 Eco-Friendly Lessons Construction Can Take from Interior Design Eco-Friendly Lessons Construction

4 Eco-Friendly Lessons Construction Can Take from Interior Design Tipped as one of the hottest interior design trends at the moment, eco-friendly interior design continues to gain popularity, as many people look to reduce their environmental impact on the planet. Far from being purely aesthetic, the principles behind green interior design can offer value to […]