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Nailing the Best Practices: Construction Site Safety Tips

Did you know that over 4,674 construction workers died on the job in 2017? Out of the 5,147 workplace deaths that occurred in 2017, one in five people that died was a construction worker?  When time is literally money in the construction industry. How can you go about ensuring the safety of yourself and the people […]

Start With a Solid Foundation: How to Start a Concrete Business

You look around — concrete everywhere! “I wonder how lucrative a concrete business would be”, you think. After you look at the numbers, it does look pretty attractive — but how do you get started? Continue reading this article to learn how to start a concrete company. Beginning Your Concrete Business Whether you want to […]

The 10 Most Common Construction Accidents

Being in construction is one of the most dangerous jobs in the US.  In 2017, there were around 14.1 deaths per 100,000 full-time construction workers. This figure doesn’t include deaths among construction painters, construction equipment operators, helpers, and first-line supervisors in construction trades. It also doesn’t account for non-fatal injuries on the job. But what […]

The Top 9 Benefits of Using Steel Framework Construction for Your Building

The average size of the metal buildings in construction today is 26,774 square feet. These large buildings are possible thanks to the unique features that building with steel affords.  Steel framework construction has grown in popularity over the last few years thanks to its affordability and ease of erection. If you are considering building a […]

Different Types of Paved Roads and Surfaces: Which One Should You Choose?

It’s that time of the year. You’re ready to get started with your new pavement project. Paved roads can cost thousands of dollars. When you are spending this kind of money, you don’t want to make a mistake. You don’t want to go into this project blind. We created this post to help you learn […]

Gain Visibility! 5 Critical SEO Techniques to Bring New Clients to Your Roofing Business

When it comes to generating leads for your business you need a practical approach. A combination of free and paid options can help your roofing company thrive. There are many websites online but this doesn’t mean you can’t break through a make a local name for yourself. Keep reading to discover some must-do SEO techniques […]

Planning out Excavation Work? Here’s What to Know Before You Start

There are more than 5.6 million commercial buildings in the United States alone. And that number will grow with new businesses opening their doors every day. Before new buildings get built, you need to get the land ready for construction. That’s where excavation work can help. But there’s more to the process than hiring an […]

Build Your Business: 10 Contractor Advertising Tips to Get More Clients

Each year, contractors are responsible for the building and upkeep of over $1.3 trillion worth of structures. Construction is one thing, but when it comes to marketing their services, many contractors struggle. If you’re looking for a better way to attract more clients, keep reading. Here are 10 tips to help you take your contractor […]

7 Key Things Customers Look for in a Qualified Roof Contractor

Running a roofing business is tough work. And since the average homeowners spend between $300 and $1,100 a year on roof maintenance, it’s also a great way to make money.   But you still need to make your business stand out from your competition, and for many roofers, this can be a huge challenge. No […]

Revamp You Business for Success: 8 Tips for the Small Job Contractor

Working as a contractor provides a lot of flexibility that you won’t find at a 9 to 5. You can often set your own schedule, work as much or as little as you need, and only take on jobs that you enjoy. But, in a competitive industry, it’s not always easy to make yourself stand […]