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  • 09
    May

    4 Tips To Help Grow Your Construction Business

    All that hard work and dedication has paid off – you’re finally ready to expand your construction business onto new horizons. Building your customer base, solidifying your reputation, and gathering the resources is the tough part, and you’re already well on your way. However, expanding your business with new...

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  • 08
    May

    Are Foundation Problems a Major Red Flag When Buying a Home?

    There are many house features to consider when you are looking to buy a house, like, aesthetic qualities, location of the house, kitchen layout, how old the house is, and many more. Obviously, all these are natural considerations, but how would you look at your potential home, if your...

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  • 08
    May

    Why Landscaping Is A Crucial Part Of A Construction Project

    How often do you think about the landscaping that surrounds you? When you’re sitting at work and notice the gardens outside, or when you’re at home and looking around your back yard or patio. What do you see around you? Are you happy with the land you’ve got to...

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  • 06
    May

    New Software In The Construction Industry

    There have been many new trends in the construction industry and one of them is the implementation of advanced software. State-of-the-art technology in the form of Augmented Reality (AR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Building Information Modelling (BIM) have brought the construction business into a new digital era. Calculations like...

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  • 04
    May

    How Can Construction Firms Prove They Are Dependable?

    Of all industries, construction takes a lot of criticism from the general public, but this is because of the number of untrustworthy ‘cowboy’ firms that promise a service, accept customer’s money, and then disappear the sunset. Even though you are not associated with such poor businesses, the ripple effect...

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  • 04
    May

    Why Does the City Require a Permit for a Deck?

    You may be thinking about adding a deck to your home and what type of material your deck should be made of. Before you think any further, it is important that you add how your city wants your deck to be built, to your thoughts as well. Now the...

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  • 01
    May

    What Are The Cheapest/Best Ways Old Buildings Can Be Retrofitted To Be Made More Energy Efficient?

    With buildings contributing to almost 40% of the United State’s energy consumption, you would agree with me that it takes a large part of the world’s energy demand. And contrary to popular beliefs, old buildings actually consume more energy than modern or recent buildings. With the continuous increase in...

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  • 30
    Apr

    7 Problems The Construction Industry Could Do Without

    As with any industry, construction has its fair share of challenges over the years. Yet these days, there appear to be some problems that are continually plaguing the industry. It doesn’t matter whether you run a business offering structural engineering services or are a self-employed general contractor with decades...

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  • 29
    Apr

    4 Ways The Coronavirus is Going to Change The Future of Construction

    This is an article in the series adapting to the pandemic, where we intend to share useful tips for making it through these troublesome times. The COVID-19 pandemic has ground the old “normal” to a halt. The effects of the current coronavirus crisis will be felt long after stay at...

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  • 28
    Apr

    Homeowner’s training: which non-loadbearing walls can you remove, and where can you add?

    This is an article in a series, where we intend to train homeowners to do basic inspections. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, safety and social distancing is a must. However, that does not mean your construction requirements must be overlooked or paused. Previously, we discussed how you can identify load-bearing walls...

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  • 27
    Apr

    Upgrading Your HVAC System and Placing it on the Roof

    Upgrading your HVAC system to a rooftop unit could be the solution to many of your A/C unit problems. You may have grown tired of the constant loud breathing of your A/C unit or the lack of space in your living room because of its location. In any case,...

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  • 24
    Apr

    Tiny Homes: The Future of Housing Communities in The U.S.

    This is an article in the series adapting to the pandemic, where we intend to share useful tips for making it through these troublesome times. The 21st century has seen a rise in new architectural styles and a rise in alternative lifestyles that allow people to live mindful of their...

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  • 24
    Apr

    The main benefits of mixed-use buildings

    The United States had numerous mixed-use buildings until the ‘20s. However, these buildings were no longer considered essential or desirable when the automobile was introduced as a primary means of transportation. At the beginning of the ‘80s, numerous engineers and building designers had a desire to stimulate economic growth...

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  • 23
    Apr

    How bacteria and viruses can be controlled with the help of the HVAC unit

    Besides the fact that they provide comfort, HVAC unites also help conserve a healthy indoor environment. There are numerous health dangers that can occur in a room where an HVAC system is not working properly. We all know that comfort and good health improve productivity, which is why it...

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  • 23
    Apr

    How to Raise the Profile of Your Construction Company

    The construction industry is a competitive industry to work in, and in the current uncertain economic times, the construction industry can be particularly hard hit. With many construction firms all pitching for the same jobs, you may be struggling to attract new business. To safeguard the future of your...

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  • 22
    Apr

    Top 10 Reasons to Redesign Your Kitchen

    The kitchen of a house is considered as the centre or hub of activities. To redesign or remodel the kitchen, a lot of factors need to be considered as it brings a lot of inconveniences; hence it is a significant decision. The kitchen is one of the essential spaces...

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  • 22
    Apr

    How To Manage Your Budget When Building A Home Extension

    Budgeting is so important when you are extending your home because it can be an incredibly expensive project. If you are unable to budget effectively, costs can quickly spiral out of control and you may even find yourself unable to finish the extension due to financial constraints. This is...

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  • 21
    Apr

    Essential Tips When Constructing a Warehouse For Your Company

    There are many advantages to constructing a warehouse for your company. It allows you to keep your important items and documents safe and secure, without them having to be kept in the office, where they can end up taking too much space. A warehouse can also allow you to...

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  • 16
    Apr

    How to Run Construction Design Projects Remotely

    This is an article in the series adapting to the pandemic, where we intend to share useful tips for making it through these troublesome times. Businesses in many different industries have transitioned to remote-only operations as we try to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Even for those still open, many...

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  • 15
    Apr

    Contractors: Are You Organized?

    Any small business is right now doing whatever they can to survive. The world is in the middle of a pandemic, so it makes sense that small businesses are worrying right now. Contractors are also panicking that there won’t be enough work for them to survive. It’s a big...

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