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Help Residential Construction Workers Comply with COVID-19 Guidelines

Industries around the world are trying to map out their “new normal” of business practices in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic – and residential construction is no different. To help the industry keep up with the latest best practices, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has published a webpage of guidance for construction …

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Residential Construction Project Manager Salary: What You Can Expect To Make

Now is a good time to be a residential construction project manager: The pay is good, the job market is growing, and the education requirements are reasonable. Consider this snapshot of the occupation’s general statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Median pay, as of May 2019: $95,260 per year, or $45.80 per hour …

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5 Ways Mobile Technology Can Lead to Lean Residential Construction and a Competitive Advantage

“Lean” management concepts were first applied to the construction industry in the early 1990s and have since proven to reduce waste and increase productivity. Companies that practice lean principles try to ensure that every activity moves the project forward without delays, work stoppages or rework. In other words, lean construction helps keep your team focused …

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From construction to warranty: How to Manage a Remote Construction Workforce

If there’s one thing businesses around the world learned in 2020, it’s that having a flexible workforce can no longer be a low priority. COVID-19 has reminded us that we live in a world where circumstances can change literally overnight, and it makes good business sense to be prepared to be flexible with the things …

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Paper Trail Getting Messy? Four Steps to Improving Document Management in Residential Construction

New residential construction comes with plenty of challenges, but paperwork doesn’t have to be one of them. Some days it seems like residential construction is nothing but paperwork. We have paperwork for every aspect of every job, and then we move on to the next thing and start the process all over again. It is …

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How to Break into the Booming Residential Construction Industry

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction has one of the brightest outlooks for new employment opportunities over the next decade. Job growth for construction managers is indicative of the whole industry and is projected to grow 10 percent between 2018 and 2028 — faster than the average for all occupations. If you’re …

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How This Mobile App Prevents You From Being Blamed for Another Contractor’s Errors (A CYA Guide)

If you’re a contractor working in new home construction, you don’t need us to tell you about the daily complexities of simply getting any job done. Not only are you working on tight schedules with your crews, subcontractors, and other trade contractors, but your builders employ you based on whether your jobs are completed efficiently, …

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How Today’s Residential Construction Contractors Finish Jobs On Time

In the residential construction industry, the days of chasing paper, digging through file cabinets and scrolling through Rolodexes are over. Everything necessary to schedule jobs, coordinate with other contractors and improve communication with builders now fits in the palm of your hand. With a construction management mobile app, contractors who work with homebuilders can streamline job …

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Best Practices in Residential Construction Project Management for 2020

The residential construction industry is currently experiencing an exponential boom, and a lack of skilled trade professionals means an overabundance of jobs. Among the fastest-growing and most-needed positions in new home construction include electricians, glass installation and repair technicians, masons, plumbers, roofers, and project managers.  While there is a high demand for these positions, demand alone won’t help your construction …

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