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Construction Punch List [Free Downloadable Template]

Struggling to figure out if you finished everything on that construction job? A construction punch list will take any guesswork out of the job.

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Construction Estimate Template (Free Downloadable PDF, DOC, EXCEL)

Download our construction estimate template to help create the most accurate estimate for your project.

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12 Warehouse Layout Tips for Optimization

Check out these 12 warehouse layout tips for maximum optimization in your warehouse.

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How Modular Construction Benefits the Environment

Learn more about how modular buildings can help reduce waste and emissions in the construction industry.

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6 Innovative Construction Wearables Reshaping Safety

Learn more about the latest trends in construction wearable technology, including smart boots, hard hats, and watches.

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What Are “As Built” Drawings in Construction?

Also known as “as builts,” as built drawings show the changes made to a building plan during construction.

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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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Single vs. Double Drum Roller: When to Use Each

Do you need to prep some ground for a large project? You may need to smooth uneven land before breaking ground. You also might flatten soil or asphalt. Whatever the job, you should use a drum roller. This machine comes in two forms, and you just need to pick the right one. Here’s a guide on when to use single or double drum rollers.

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What is a CARB-Compliant Generator?

A CARB-compliant generator runs more efficiently and produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a non-CARB-compliant generator. This results in better air quality. Because CARB standards are stricter than most, CARB-compliant generators are seen as the most environmentally friendly and safest generators available.

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The Ultimate Guide to Building a Generator Enclosure

Portable generators can keep your home or business running on backup power when disaster strikes, but in return, this pricey piece of machinery needs to be protected, as well. If you have a generator, you should house it inside a generator enclosure or shed. Do you want to learn how to build a generator enclosure? Read on for lots of helpful tips.

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What Is a Genset?

When you start exploring backup power options for your business, home, or worksite, you’ll likely see the term “genset.” What exactly is a genset? And what is it used for?

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6 Innovative Construction Wearables Reshaping Safety

Learn more about the latest trends in construction wearable technology, including smart boots, hard hats, and watches.

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11 Essential Road Construction Safety Tips

Familiarizing your crew with standard safety guidelines will keep everyone aware of the hazards and better prepared before they get to work. Check our list of top road construction safety tips to help you keep everyone on your team safe.

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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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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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6 Innovative Construction Wearables Reshaping Safety

Learn more about the latest trends in construction wearable technology, including smart boots, hard hats, and watches.

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The “Very Not Boring” History of Plumbing

The developments that led to the modern plumbing system haven’t always been effective or simple. It’s taken thousands of years to innovate, refine, and perfect the process, and improvements are still being made. Here’s a look at the history of plumbing and how this complicated system has gotten to where it is today.

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How Construction Robots Will Change The Industry in 2020

Construction robots are replacing different jobs in the industry, but only to improve the work, not replace workers.

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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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