5 Tips for Accurate Construction Job Costing

5 Tips for Accurate Construction Job Costing

A construction business is like a three-legged stool. One leg is the ability to build the structures that customers are looking for, the second leg is customer service and marketing, and the third leg is accounting. No business can run successfully without accurate accounting but for construction, where the costs of a project can vary based…

5 Reasons a Paperless Accounts Payable System is Good for Your Construction Business

5 Reasons a Paperless Accounts Payable System is Good for Your Construction Business

The overall financial outlook for construction in 2018 is consistent and stable. Commercial construction is expected to see a 12.4 percent increase in starts, while residential projects will see growth at six to nine percent. While the industry, in general, has seen a resurgence since the recession, individual companies are facing challenges to profitability. Analysts…

The Rise of Net-Zero Housing Construction (Part 1)

The Rise of Net-Zero Housing Construction (Part 1)

The summer onslaught of hurricanes that ravaged our southeastern coast left a large number of people completely uprooted. Many homes were destroyed or damaged beyond repair and even for families who successfully stayed in place or returned, Among those areas that were hit the hardest, mobile homes and trailer parks took a disproportionate amount of…

Winter Weather Safety Tips to Protect Your Workers From Cold Stress

Winter Weather Safety Tips to Protect Your Workers From Cold Stress

Winter is underway and depending on where your construction company operates, you’re probably seeing colder temperatures, wet conditions, and frozen precipitation on the job site. Though worker safety should always be your first priority, winter brings a unique set of circumstances. Be aware that slips and falls on icy surfaces are not the only possible sources…