What Technology Trends Should Contractors Focus On?

What Technology Trends Should Contractors Focus On?

There are some very interesting and impactful technologies being developed and implemented in the construction industry; the exact impact they’ll make with everyday construction projects is yet to be fully understood. The many variables involved with predicting the future of the construction industry make it hard for contractors to know what technology trends to focus…

Exciting New Technologies in Concrete Construction and Repair

Exciting New Technologies in Concrete Construction and Repair

The invention of concrete is one of mankind’s greatest construction triumphs, dating back, at least to ancient Egypt. Even as durable and versatile as concrete is, it has one fatal flaw, its tendency to crack. The most common reasons for cracking are shrinkage during the curing process, settling, load stress, and environmental wear and tear. Over time, moisture…

How to Improve Profits on Construction Contracts

How to Improve Profits on Construction Contracts

Improving profits on construction contracts can help your business succeed and put more money in your pocket. The key to any successful business is correct pricing. There are tips for pricing that can drive more business through your doors as well. This article will look at ways to improve profits on each contract and techniques…

8 Things to Consider when Drafting the Scope of Work Clause in Your Construction Contract

8 Things to Consider when Drafting the Scope of Work Clause in Your Construction Contract

We doubt we need to convince you, a contractor, how important it is to negotiate the terms of a contract between you and the buyer of your services. You know that the contract will protect your right to payment for work done. There’s a particular part of the construction contract, however, that we would like…

Dealing with Construction Site Stress On a Schedule

Dealing with Construction Site Stress On a Schedule

Stress in the workplace is a concept you hear about a lot but almost all of the advice on the subject is about being polite to each other and learning to relax in the office. For the stress that occurs on a construction site, this couldn’t less helpful. When a construction crew is stressed out,…

How to Save Costs by Reducing Last-Minute Client Change Orders

How to Save Costs by Reducing Last-Minute Client Change Orders

Of all the frustrating costly things that can be involved in a construction project, change orders are by far the most problematic. While some change orders can’t be avoided, as the project reveals a necessary change in plans to reach completion, an unfortunate and problematic number of last-minute changes come from the client themselves. They…