2022

7 Must-Have Carpentry Power Tools For DIY Success

Construction Marketing

Carpentry power tools are essential in every do-it-yourself (DIY) project. Whether you’ll work on a small project or a large-scale one, you may need the best power tools to achieve the shape, size, and thickness according to plan.

Sustainable Construction: What You Need to Know About UK Building Regulations’ Part L

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Technology is Helping UK Contractors Meet Environmental Denands and Regulatory Compliance. Construction Best Practices

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Snapshots from the Construction Site

Commercial Construction

Commercial Construction is beginning to take off. Take a look at some projects we are kicking off or just finished. Olive Garden, Delafield, WI. One sector of Englewood Construction’s disciplines hit the hardest during the pandemic was the restaurant and food service industry.

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Top Utilities: More Power To You

Business Facilities

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy. The post Top Utilities: More Power To You appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Modular Construction: Pros and Cons

Lets Build

There’s a strong trend toward the modular construction approach—in fact, the global market is expected to reach $175 billion by 2025. But why are more companies building modular structures? Is modular construction cheaper than other methods?

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Argon Gas-Filled Windows: Advantages and Applications

The Constructor

Argon gas-filled windows consist of double or triple glass panes and argon gas that fills the space between them. The argon gas improves the. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

How To Balance Profit Centers And Cost Centers In Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Success in operating a profitable construction business is all about maintaining the proper balance of control over both The Profit Centers and The Cost Centers. If either one gets too powerful and is allowed to run your construction company, it can cause more damage than good.

What Is Micro Concrete | How to Apply Micro Concrete | What Are the Benefits of Micro Concrete | How Is Micro Concrete Used

CivilJungle

What Is Micro Concrete? Micro concrete is a cement-based coating that is used as a thin layer on different surfaces like tiles, wood, etc to give a look and feel of real concrete at less cost. The layer of micro concrete is about 2-3mm thick.

Cohousing Communities Are Becoming More Popular

Natural Building

Cohousing is a kind of intentional community of private residences with shared communal spaces. The homes are generally clustered around shared space. Each home has traditional amenities, including a private kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms and living spaces.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

What Is A Privacy Fence | How To Install Privacy Fence | Best Privacy Fence Materials

Civiconcepts

Privacy Fence If you want to keep the backyard, the lawn is protected from the prying eyes of neighbours or other strangers people in the case installation of Privacy fencing … What Is A Privacy Fence | How To Install Privacy Fence | Best Privacy Fence Materials Read More ».

Your Guide To Kitchen Renovation: 5 Factors To Think About

Construction Marketing

Parts of your home can be highly satisfying to renovate, and when done well, can add a wide range of advantages to your home. When it comes to remodeling your home, you have a couple of selections on when to start first, but if you only have the money to rebuild one area, it should be the kitchen.

Understanding BIM in the UK Part 1: ISO 19650 and the Information Delivery Cycle

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Digging into the UK's latest BIM standard, what's changed from previous iterations, and what it means for contractors. Construction Best Practices

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Operational Resilience: Pivoting During the Construction Disruption

Commercial Construction

Everyone in the commercial construction industry understands the pandemic’s disruptive impact on market certainty, labor, and of course, the much written about supply chain.

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You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

Why Construction Scheduling Software is More Efficient

Lets Build

Construction projects are complex, and project managers have to take many factors into account. Fortunately, construction scheduling software makes it easier to keep your project on track and stay in control.

Episode 13: Plan, Do, Check, Act: Management Systems in Environmental Health & Safety

Safety Services Company

Management systems are a great way to assess and control environmental health and safety issues within your organization. They help you along the implementation journey ensuring you get buy-in at every level. So how do you go about using a management system?

How to Distinguish Between Shear Wall and Column?

The Constructor

The geometry of a section of a shear wall and a column can be similar to the extent that the question of when a rectangular column becomes a wall. Column Design Shear Walls Structural Engineering

Different Types of Windows for Home with Pros and Cons

Learn Civil Engineering

There are different types of windows, if we say in a simple language, a window is an opening to serve the purpose of ventilation, sunlight, etc.

Overcoming Your Most Common Construction Business Time Waster

Contractor Bookkeeping

Every day you make financial decisions about your company, which affect how successful and sustainable your construction business is. If you're responsible for the bookkeeping and all the paper management (bills, receipts, estimates, invoices), you could be making errors that affect your decisions.

Some of the Oldest Buildings in the U.S.

Natural Building

Here is a collection of some of the oldest buildings in the United States. It is interesting to notice that virtually all of them could be considered “natural buildings” made from local natural materials. This speaks to the longevity of natural building techniques!

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How To Read Measure Tape | Reading A Tape Measure | Measuring Tape Reading

Civiconcepts

What Is Measure Tape? A Measure Tape is a tool used for dimension measurement. The measure tape is widely used to measure length, width and height and it is made … How To Read Measure Tape | Reading A Tape Measure | Measuring Tape Reading Read More ».

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3 Reasons Your Toilet Keeps Clogging

Construction Marketing

A toilet that keeps clogging can not only be annoying but also a major sign of a serious plumbing problem. Knowing what’s causing the blockage is the first step to fixing the problem.

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Construction Safety Week: 3 Small Things Your Company Can Do to Mitigate Jobsite Risks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Construction is a dangerous job, but contractors that take Construction Safety seriously can see an ROI boost with lower costs and healthier employees

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The Basics of Fall Protection

cnstrctr

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury in construction, understanding the basics of fall protection can help to prevent them on your jobsite. Division 01 - General Requirements All Posts Featured Articles Safety

Louisiana Is Built For Film And TV Production

Business Facilities

Louisiana’s many advantages­ — including incentives, facilities and skilled crews — attract major productions. The post Louisiana Is Built For Film And TV Production appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

What Is Superelevation | Superelevation Definition | Superelevation Formula | Calculation of Superelevation in Roads

CivilJungle

What Is Superelevation? Superelevation on the horizontal curve is one of the most important features in the construction of the roads. It is very essential to provide superelevation in roads for the safe movement of vehicles on the curved portion of the roads.

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Episode 14: Revenue, Relationships, and SOPs – Being a Real EHS Leader

Safety Services Company

Companies that put more emphasis on production and the bottom line will still lose revenue because of employee safety incidents. Having someone on board who’s passionate about EHS pays its own dividends.

High-Performance Building Envelope

The Constructor

A high-performance building envelope constitutes all the elements of a building’s outer shell that allows high-level control over different variables. Building Technology Guide

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Why Does Engineering Matter in Everyday Life?

Learn Civil Engineering

Engineering has a role to play in almost everything that surrounds us. That gadget for your daily errands is nothing without the work of the engineers. And possibly there are no roads and bridges if engineers do not exist.

Six Strategies To Solve Your Delegation Problem

Contractor Bookkeeping

When you run your own business, it's tempting to take on every responsibility. There are many reasons for doing so: you want something done a specific way because you don't have the time to explain how to do it or because you're not sure someone else can handle the task.

Massive Desert Flower Home in New Mexico

Natural Building

This northern New Mexico sanctuary known as The Desert Flower (Ahkon Povi in Tewa language) was inspired by the Native American dwellings, Pueblo Bonito and Chaco Canyon, as well as traditional Earthships. It is situated on 11 acres with 2 separate dwellings, totaling nearly 8,000 sq ft.