Read on for all things business and building-related. Whether real estate innovation, productivity tips, or renting versus buying piques your interest, there are lots of articles for you to explore about business and beyond.
What Famous Ancient Structures Would Cost to Build Today

Long before modern engineering, humans brought to life some of the most impressive ancient wonders like the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Taj Mahal. How much would it cost to recreate these structures in the modern age? We estimate the cost of nine iconic ancient structures.

Transition to Adulthood: Home Modifications for Young Adults with Special Needs

With some thoughtful modifications, it’s possible to turn your home into a multigenerational space that provides adult children the opportunity to do more for themselves, while keeping them under the same roof.

The Best Time to Aerate a Lawn for Beautiful Landscaping

If you’re new managing a lawn, it is very likely that the process of aerating soil is foreign to you. Aerating your lawn improves the soil beneath it so that grass roots are strong and grass leaves are bright and healthy.

How To Make The Best Mulch For A Vegetable Garden

Making mulch for your vegetable garden is one of the best things you can do for the health of your plants. Homemade mulch works better than store-bought mulch. It costs nothing and is a sustainable choice. It takes a little hard work, but a self-sufficient food producer like you isn’t the type to shy away from that.

Main Reasons to Rent Storage Containers

You’re getting ready for a new construction project when you realize that there is no available storage at the site. Don’t panic! You can easily rent storage containers in any size to fit any of your needs. Renting a storage container gives easy access, provides versatility, and finally, security when on an on-site project.

How to Prepare a House for Sale

The idea of preparing your house might feel overwhelming, but it can make a big difference. By taking care of certain tasks before your showings start, you can increase the chances of getting offers and more value out of your house.

Underground Infrastructure: Humanity’s Subterranean Footprints

From ancient sewers and turn of the century trolley tracks, to fiber optic cable and natural gas lines, there is a lot of underground infrastructure. This article will describe how generations of engineers, city planners, and whole civilizations have layered their legacy through the earth.

Movember – More Than “No Shave November”

The BigRentz team was challenged to talk to all the men in their lives—husbands, fathers, brothers, and sons—about men’s health and to encourage them to get their annual checkups. They were also given specific steps that they or their loved ones could take to improve their health. These ideas to encourage more movement included taking a walking meeting, biking to work, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, and parking farther away to walk more.

How to Build a Greenhouse

More and more people across the United States are growing fresh food in backyard gardens. The Slow Food movement promotes local, organic foods over fast food produced with pesticides on factory farms. Many people who don’t have backyards or live in apartments can grow food with their neighbors in a community garden. Gardening is a great way to become self-sufficient or turn a profit. It also gives you an opportunity to enjoy working in the outdoors. A serious gardener can grow delicious fruits and vegetables at home by building a greenhouse.

Why Renting Construction Equipment Beats Buying

Not only can owned equipment be a liability for your company, but purchasing can also cost you in a big way. From price point to compliance concerns to technological advances, find out why renting construction equipment is better than buying.

How to Pressure Wash a House Before Painting It

A clean surface is required before any interior or exterior painting project. Before painting the exterior of a house it is essential and almost mandatory to pressure wash the area in order to prep a surface to even have the hope of performing a professional paint application.

How to Convert Time for Payroll

Owning a small business brings a lot of small responsibilities that can add up to real time consumers. If you process the payroll of your company yourself and have to pay employees hourly this is definitely one of those items that can take some effort. Those wages sound easy to calculate but in practice, there are a few things to remember when tracking the hours worked on their time sheets.

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