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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 to Start a Construction Company in 5 Steps

We’ve compiled everything you need to know about getting your company off the ground, from how to write a solid business plan to what types of insurance are needed and beyond. Here is how to start a construction company, broken down into 5 steps.

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What Is America Building When Stuck at Home According to Google

Americans turned to home improvement to occupy their time while staying at home. Read more on what they built and where these projects were most popular.

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Types of Foundations Found in Construction Projects

The types of foundations used when constructing homes, bridges, skyscrapers, or superstructures differ substantially. Learn about the types of foundations from shallow to deep foundations.

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What Is Commercial Construction?

Commercial construction is made up of building, renovating and even designing of commercial structures like office buildings, hospitals, and skyscrapers. Learn what goes into each type of project and how the bidding process works.

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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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3 Types of Manlifts You Need to Know

A manlift is a specialized aerial platform that safely lifts a worker to hard-to-reach locations. Learn more about the different types and what they are used for.

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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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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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Three Points of Contact: How to Prevent Falls

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

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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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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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The Anatomy of a Smart City in 2020

To become more sustainable, efficient, and liveable, cities need to become smarter. Here are the smart innovations revolutionizing cities around the world.

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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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