Inspecting Your Building For Winter Damage

Inspecting Your Building For Winter Damage

It’s that time of year when we are excited for the weather to break. The snow has melted and the temperature is climbing. It’s also a good time to inspect for damage that may have occurred during the winter months. The wet, heavy snow and frigid winds create the perfect combination for structural and internal…

5 Common Construction Industry Myths

5 Common Construction Industry Myths

Every industry comes with its stereotypes: all teachers love getting apples, all lawyers are liars, everyone in the tech industry is shy and nerdy, the academic field is snobby and elitist. Those are just a few of the common assumptions people make about other fields of work. The construction industry is no different and has…

Preparing for Success with Preconstruction

Preparing for Success with Preconstruction

Before beginning any project, laying the groundwork is crucial. The groundwork, also known aspreconstruction, helps generate and coordinate the entire project and all resources required. Many individuals are involved and work cohesively to create a thorough plan that will prepare the client and the construction team for a successful project. Preconstruction takes time. And, if…

Common Construction Site Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Common Construction Site Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Every industry carries a risk of workplace accidents, but construction sites can present dangers that have the potential to lead to serious injury, and in worst case scenarios even death. To help increase the awareness of some of the high-risk situations you might encounter, here are a few common construction site hazards and some suggestions…

Tips to Make Your Next Build More Sustainable

Tips to Make Your Next Build More Sustainable

The idea of going green is more than just a trend. It is an idea that is here to stay. These days, there are many strategies, both large and small, to help make a commercial build more sustainable and eco-friendly. Here are some tips that can help make your next building project more sustainable:  Sustainability…

5 Benefits of Recycling Construction Materials

5 Benefits of Recycling Construction Materials

Remember that saying, “reduce, reuse, recycle”? It’s more than just a chant that can get stuck in your head. Construction and demolition (C&D) can create an alarming amount of waste, and recycling as much of this material as possible is one small, but an impactful step in doing your part for the environment. Although it…

7 Tips For a Safe Construction Site

7 Tips For a Safe Construction Site

The construction industry can be a dangerous one, with thousands of injuries- and even fatalities- every year. The good news is the majority of these are preventable, and prevention doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, some ways to stay safe are things we commonly overlook and don’t think about daily. Here are seven site…