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Construction Blogs You Should Already Be Subscribed To

What’s the best way to stay updated on the latest trends in the construction industry? By making sure that you’re following top researchers who are constantly learning and putting their findings out there. To help you save time, we’ve consolidated a list of construction blogs for every industry out there! HVAC, Plumbing, Roofing, Flooring, Electrical, …

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Why Going Paperless Is the Smartest Move Your Residential Construction Business Will Make This Year

There is no question that 2020 was not the year any of us were expecting. While you might have started the year thinking that yes, you should probably consider paperless document management at some point, now is the time when your residential construction business can significantly benefit from moving your documentation to the cloud. Here’s …

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Three Tech Innovations That Help Save Time on Residential Construction Sites

Project delays are an unavoidable reality in the residential construction industry. The industry has a very poor record of completing projects on schedule and within the allotted budget. Whatever your venture may be, time is money. The longer a project extends beyond the allotted time, the more the cost of materials and labor will pile …

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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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