There’s no sure way to know a contractor won’t stiff you; after all, construction projects have a lot of risk and when things go south the subcontractors stand at the end of the receiving line. … about Subcontractors: Find Your Dream GC
Proper structural design in civil engineering helps ensure that public works projects don't end in tragedy. It also ensures the structure will last at least as long as the planners expect. Sometimes, though, even civil … about Structural Design in Civil Engineering: Definition, Basic Principles, and Careers
If you ever get asked to take part in a lean construction project, it will offer a fresh perspective on building. Lean construction principles, and the practices that flow from them, not only transform projects, … about What Is Lean Construction: Definition and Principles
Unrealistic expectations are hard-baked into construction projects, both intentionally and unintentionally. Unfortunately, it usually falls to the contractors to deal with them. Here are steps you can take to keep everybody happy.
It’s easy to lose sight of the little things that hold client–contractor relationships together once construction is underway. Pressures often cause rifts and disagreements that never get healed. Here are tactics for “walking the higher … about 4 Successful Strategies for Better Client Relationships
Hot weather poses serious health risks for people working in construction. Early signs suggesting something is wrong include heat rash and heat cramps. If the body doesn't get cooled down, heat exhaustion sets in. At … about How to Keep Your Cool on Jobsites This Summer
Predictive analytics sounds complicated, and behind the scenes it is, but real world uses are easy to understand, and they make good business sense. And for construction companies, predictive analytics are offering the next step … about How Predictive Analytics Can Get You On The Path to An Incident-Free Jobsite
With the constant barrage of new sales and marketing strategies, it's easy to lose sight of tried and true methods. Here are five that can still help you win more business. Using technology to advertise … about Top 5 Ways to Help You Win More Tenders
Owners want to occupy and use their properties as soon as possible even though every little detail might not be completed. Agreeing to substantial completion lets them do just that. A certificate of substantial completion … about Substantial Completion: What Is It and Why Is it Important?
Subcontractors can improve their resilience by having a diverse customer base. Here are strategies you can use when you want to work directly for owners without damaging your general contractor relationships.