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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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How Much Real Estate Do Retail Chains Take Up?

How much space do big box retailers occupy? We visualize how six of the largest retail chains would be if they were combined as one large store.

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15 Interesting Construction Facts You Should Know

Read and learn about 15 different and interesting construction facts.

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17 Top Construction Companies Shaking Up the Industry

Commercial construction continues is a growing area in America. Our guide highlights the top construction companies in the industry and what they’re doing well.

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How Do Landfills Work? (Animated Guide)

The trash tossed in dumpsters goes through a long journey that normally ends in a landfill.

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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 Does a Scissor Lift Work?

Learn how a scissor lift works with our animated guide that breaks down each part, explains the different types of power sources and more.

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26 Heavy Construction Equipment Names You Should Know

Every construction project has a perfect set of machinery to get the job done. Getting the right equipment for each project helps with efficiency, safety and build quality. Because of this, it’s important to be on the same page with your team when it comes to choosing equipment. Some machines have multiple uses, while others are task-specific.

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11 Types of Cranes You Need to Know About In Construction

To help you choose the right machine, we’ve broken down the different types of cranes (mobile and fixed) and their uses.

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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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BigRentz Ranked a 2019 ‘Best Places to Work In Orange County’

BigRentz, the nation’s largest equipment rental network, has again been ranked as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Orange County’ for 2019 by the Orange County Business Journal.

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BigRentz Offers $10,000 in Scholarships to Students Attending Trade Schools

BigRentz is offering a $5,000 scholarship to two students to help cover educational expenses toward attending a vocational trade school.

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The Ultimate Guide to Designing and Navigating Spaces for People with Vision Impairment

Blindness, low vision, vision loss, and visually impaired are all terms commonly used in relation to people who cannot see well. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 1.3 billion people around the globe live with a vision impairment of some sort.

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15 Essential Forklift Safety Tips Your Team Needs to Know

We cover 15 important rules to follow for forklift safety to ensure everyone on your team safely handles these powerful machines.

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Essential Scissor Lift Safety Tips

When operating a scissor lift, it’s essential that all users are thoroughly trained to avoid tips and falls. Here are the safety rules and procedures you need to know.

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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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14 Construction Skills You Need to Land a Job

Construction work is a physically and mentally challenging career. Here are 14 construction skills workers should have to succeed on the job site.

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How to Recruit Skilled Workers: 13 Proven Tactics

Given the growing labor shortage in trade industries, it’s incredibly hard to find skilled workers for your project or company. Here are 13 tactics you can use to improve your hiring chances.

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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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Construction Technology to Watch in 2019

Construction technology advancements are changing the face of the industry as well as our physical world. Here are 14 of the most exciting advancements to watch.

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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?

The unfortunate truth is that disasters happen. Even those who prepare for natural disasters, such as hurricanes or wildfires, may still suffer catastrophic losses. When these types of emergencies devastate homes and towns, individuals and families find themselves required to make several big decisions in a short amount of time, including whether they’ll stay or leave.

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