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What Is Included in a Subcontractor Agreement? [+ Template]

When a subcontractor agrees to take a job from a contractor, it’s important to set up an agreement. It’s for the protection of both parties, and the subcontractor actually has more to gain by defining the job precisely.

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What Is an Auger? Uses, Sizes, and Types

If you want to drill a hole in the ground, you’ll want an auger. You might also use one to drill into other things, like a tree or wood. It’s easier and more exact to bore a hole using an auger than to dig one using a shovel.

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Concrete Scarifier vs. Concrete Grinder: How To Choose

Deciding between using a concrete scarifier and a concrete grinder will always come down to the project. While each tool achieves a similar result, the mechanics of the machines are different. Those differences make each tool great for certain projects but less than ideal for others.

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The Best Equipment To Clear Land and Brush

There are a lot of good reasons for clearing land. First and foremost, of course, it makes the land more usable. If the property in question is overgrown with weeds, shrubs, and trees, there isn’t too much you can do with it — especially if you want to build something there.

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Mapping Amazon Warehouses: How Much Square Footage Does Amazon Own?

Amazon has come a long way since its first warehouses were built in 1997. Now, the e-commerce giant has hundreds of warehouses for numerous distribution purposes throughout the United States and has even branched out into other countries, such as Canada and Germany. As of 2021, Amazon’s fulfillment centers average about 800,000 square feet in size. The total number of Amazon warehouses in the United States, both current and confirmed, have amassed approximately 319 million square feet.

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Construction Technology to Watch in 2022

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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12 Best Cities for Construction Jobs in 2022

If you’re looking to start a career in construction, you’ll appreciate our round-up of 12 of the best cities for construction jobs in 2021.

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25 Construction Safety Statistics for 2022

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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Women in Construction: The State of the Industry in 2022

Although they make up only 10% of the construction workforce, women are steadily rising through the ranks and becoming leaders in the industry. Learn about the current state of women in construction and the women who are breaking glass ceilings.

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How to Create a Mold-Resistant Home

Different kinds of mold can create different kinds of health hazards, which is why it’s important to keep your buildings mold-free. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can do so, ranging from moisture control to the kind of materials you employ in construction and maintenance projects.

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Retainage 101: What Contractors Must Know

The construction industry is full of specialized guidelines and procedures. Everything from determining milestones to transferring funds must be defined in a construction contract. Contracts provide the fundamental legal and financial framework of a project. In most projects, this framework governs the speed of completion. Retainage is one of the terms that can determine how and when a project is completed.

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20 Essential Construction Podcasts to Listen to in 2022

Whether you’re looking for a basic introduction to the industry or need something new to tune into on the job site, our list of the best construction podcasts for 2022 is a great place to find new content. The following podcasts feature working professionals and industry experts to help listeners navigate the latest challenges, technological advancements and opportunities the construction industry has to offer.

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