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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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10 Essential Construction Communication Skills for Your Team

We break down 10 essential ways to improve your communication skills in construction for a safer work site.

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How to Write a Construction Daily Report [Free Template]

In construction, it’s essential to document everything that goes on at the worksite, and not just at key points in the project. A construction daily report must be filed at the close of business each day in order to create an accurate, comprehensive, and consistent record of activity throughout the entire project.

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Floating Cities: Your Guide to the Future of Urban Construction

A floating marine utopia might sound like a science fiction fantasy, but these innovative projects could soon be taking shape in our world.

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What Can You Put in a Dumpster?

What can you put in a dumpster? The answer seems kind of simple: garbage, right?

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How do Porta-Potties Work?

You see them (and have used them) at festivals, fairs, and outdoor areas, but do you know how porta-potties work?

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The 3 Main Types of Dumpsters Used in Construction Projects

Whether you’re working on a large construction project or handling debris from a home renovation, the final step is to dispose of the waste. Even everyday businesses require a dedicated method of removing waste from their site.

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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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BigRentz CEO: Mobile Online Construction Equipment Rental Bookings Have Overtaken Desktop Orders

Equipment World asked BigRentz CEO Scott Cannon to tell us what he’s seeing in the rental marketplace.

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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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Top 6 Forklift Hazards Every Workplace Should Know

We cover the most common hazards and dangers operators should look out for in the work zone when operating a forklift.

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25 Construction Safety Statistics and Trends for 2019

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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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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Survey: What Do Young Americans Really Think About Trade School?

We surveyed 3,000 young Americans to test their knowledge of trade schools and learn possible reasons for the decline in interest.

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14 Construction Technology Advancements 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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Augmented Reality in Construction: 6 Applications in 2019

Augmented reality in construction creates an immersive experience that can streamline the entire process. We cover the biggest applications of AR in 2019.

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3D Printed Homes: Everything You Need to Know

3D printed homes are opening a new frontier in housing. We cover how they are constructed, their costs, and the benefits they can provide for our housing needs.

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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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Natural Disaster Recovery Plan and Preparation

If a natural disaster hits, you need to be prepared. Construction companies are often needed to help out with cleaning up after a large weather event.

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