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65 Must-Know Construction Statistics for 2020

We’ve compiled 60 construction statistics that illustrate the state of the construction industry and give you a picture of the direction in which it is heading.

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How to Design Your Exterior Store Experience

A store’s exterior is just as important as its interior. We cover the key components of enhancing your curb appeal, including parking, signage, and storefront.

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How to Remodel a Store to Boost Sales

A store remodel can greatly boost your sales. Here are our data-backed tips for improving your layout, floor plan, displays, and shopping experience.

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Space Construction: The Industry’s New Frontier

Check out how advancements have made space construction a reality.

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4 Types of Construction Contracts You Should Know

Understanding the different types of construction contracts is essential, as they determine what you pay, what you’re liable for, and many other aspects of the job.

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The State of America’s Infrastructure

The United States’ physical infrastructure is an essential asset that, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, drives “growth, jobs, safety, and global competitiveness.”

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How to Choose the Right Telescopic Boom Lift Height

The right height of telescopic boom lift is essential for the safety and efficiency of your workers. The following are some factors you should consider to choose the best boom lift for your company.

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When and How to Use a Mini Excavator

It’s important to understand the differences between compact and standard excavation machines. Mini excavators offer some benefits compared to regular excavators that make them better suited to certain jobs. Standard excavators are also useful machines in their right. You need to make your choice depending on the job at hand.

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What Is the Difference Between Push-Around and Atrium Manlifts?

As a business owner, you should carefully consider how atrium manlifts and push-around manlifts differ when you need lifting equipment.

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How Air Compressors Work: An Animated Guide

Find out how air compressors work to learn how they can help your project.

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How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Dumpster?

Several elements determine the dumpster rental prices, making it impossible to pinpoint an exact price without contacting a supplier. When you’re looking to rent a dumpster, all of the following affects the price of a dumpster rental.

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6 Types of Rollers Commonly Used in Construction Projects

Find out about the different types of rollers and which ones are best used for different projects.

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25 Construction Safety Statistics and Trends for 2020

These construction safety statistics outline the costs of workplace accidents and fatalities as well as the benefits of prioritizing safe practices. Learn how practicing safety in the construction workplace can save money, time and lives!

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Three Points of Contact: How to Prevent Falls

Using the three points of contact rule can help prevent falls.

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10 Essential Trenching Safety Tips Every Team Should Know

Learn some of the most essential trenching safety tips to protect yourself and your workers.

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The 10 Best Construction Jobs For Your Career

the 10 best construction jobs include construction management, elevator installer, electrician, plumber, sheet metal worker, carpenter, equipment operator, mason. glazier and photo installer.

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8 Construction Certifications That Will Enhance Your Career

Find out what types of construction certifications exist, how much they cost, and how long they take to complete.

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Can Americans Do Simple Household Maintenance Tasks Without Google?

Here’s what we found when we asked 1,000 Americans if they would be able to perform simple home maintenance tasks without Google’s help.

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Construction Technology to Watch in 2020

Construction technology advancements are changing the face of the industry as well as our physical world. Here are 17 of the most exciting advancements to watch.

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15 Surprisingly Hackable Things in Your Daily Life

IoT has made it possible for hackers to attack things like cranes, coffee pots, office printers and more. We cover 15 of the wildest things hackers can use to invade your daily life.

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How Construction Exoskeletons Work: An Animated Guide

Our animated guide to construction exoskeletons explains how this technology works and how it benefits the industry.

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How Climate Change Is Affecting Construction Jobs

Find out how combating climate change is affecting the construction job outlook.

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The Science of Hurricane-Proof Buildings

Hurricanes cause immense destruction to our communities. We cover the science and technology of hurricane-proof buildings and how structures are built to resist winds, floods, and debris.

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Rebuilding After a Disaster: Do You Stay or Leave?

Once a hurricane, wildfire, tornado, flood, or earthquake has passed, there’s one main decision many people have to make: After losing everything in a disaster, do you rebuild in the same area or pack up and head somewhere safer? Here are some major factors to consider when trying to answer such a question.

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