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How to Reduce Construction Printing Costs
Want to save your construction company major money? Consider construction document management software.
Do You Have a Construction Manager's Personality?
Could you cut it as a construction manager? Take our 10-step test to see if you're a good
3 Key Things Every Contractor Should Know About Punch Lists
How can you master your punch list process? We have three solutions; check 'em out.
6 Ways Drones Are Affecting the Construction Industry
How are drones affecting the construction industry? Read on to find out how drones are shaping six areas building to enter the future.
How Construction Companies Can Create a Productive and Fun Work Culture
Want to make your construction company stand out among the rest? Here's how to improve your workplace culture.
How to Prevent Storm Water Pollution and Runoff
How can construction companies and homeowners prevent water runoff?
How "The Internet of Things" is Affecting the Construction Industry
How to Land the Best Civil Construction Jobs
How does one go about getting a construction job? We detail just how below.
The Top 6 Construction News Sites
How to find and read the top construction news sites.
A Guide to Effective Construction Resource Management
What can construction resource management do for you?
5 Rugged Mobile Device Cases for Construction Workers
Want a rugged case for your smartphone? Are you in construction? Check out our selection.
Not Your Dad's Construction Job: A Generation of Changes
The construction industry has radically changed over the past thirty years. Read on to find out how.
A Guide to Residential Building Permits
Getting a residential building permit is a daunting process. This is how to do it right.
What are a Construction Superintendent's Responsibilities?
A general construction superintendent oversees every phase of a construction project from the initial planning to its completion.
5 Things You Should Know Before Hiring a Welder
If you’re looking to hire a welder for your team, there are a number of things that you or your manager need to know and understand. Not the least of these is that welding in not just a skill, but an art.
Construction Firms and the $305B Transportation Bill
Every state is going to need qualified construction contractors to bid on jobs. What can your company do to get a piece of the action?
What Homebuilders Should Know About Disaster-Resistant Housing
When contracting in areas that are prone to natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, and tornados, it is important to understand what makes a building disaster resistant.
How to Prevent Theft on Your Construction Site
Are you worried about people stealing from your construction site? Research says you should be. Here's what you should do about it.
7 Ways to Make Sure Every RFI is Golden
Requests for Information--or RFIs--can really be a pain. But if you follow our suggestions, your RFIs will shine.
Must-Read Books for Construction Managers
Construction managers should take special care to read all ten of these books to boost their career.
8 Ways to Improve Your Request for Information Process
RFIs are a giant pain for the construction industry—but they don’t have to be. Here are eight steps to improve your process.
10 Signs You Should Turn Down a Potential Construction Job
Sometimes, construction managers should say “no” to jobs. Here are ten signs you should turn down your potential client.
What is the Construction Critical Path Method?
Want to know what the construction critical path method is? This simple guide will get you started.
What's the Difference Between a Construction Bid and an Estimate?
Terminology is key here: what are preliminary estimates, bids, and price estimates? Are they different? Read on to find out.
A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving LEED Certification
Need a step-by-step for LEED certification? This article makes the complicated process easy.
How to Hire a Lawyer for Your Residential Construction Firm
How do you find the best residential construction firm lawyers? And why should you do it early? Read on to find out.
What is a "Green" Home?
There is no single standard about what makes a home green. However, it is easier for a home to be truly “green” if it is designed that way when it is built.
6 of the Best Free Online CAD Training Resources
What do online computer-aided design, brain surgery and corporate tax declarations have in common? In each case, you’d better know what you’re doing. In medicine and finance, this takes years of expensive study. But for those of you who want to be better at CAD, there’s good news! Resources are available over the web to help you get up to speed right now and at no charge.
The Top Online Construction Safety Courses
Looking for online construction safety courses? These are the top ten available on the internet.
What Are the Benefits of Renting Construction Equipment?
Making the decision to rent your heavy construction equipment can be costly. Here are the reasons why you should consider it
5 Ways 3D Printing is Changing the Construction Industry
Is 3D printing changing construction for the better or worse? Read on to find out about 3D printing's impact on the construction industry.
Building a Gorgeous and Functional Construction Website
Want a gorgeous construction website that will attract buyers and close out sales? Here's the guide to do exactly that.
5 Ways to Maximize Your Construction Project Management Process
Within project management, construction is one of the industries that require the most technical know-how. Here's how to be the best in the field.
A Step-By-Step Guide to Construction Recruitment
Want to find the best workers for your construction company? Here's how to do it.
How to Get a Construction Loan
Need a construction loan? Here's how to get one.
What Customer Service Skills do Construction Project Managers Need?
How should construction project managers make sure that they're providing the best customer service? Check out our recommendations!
3 Software Options to Control Commercial Construction Management Costs and Risks
The 3 best commercial construction software options.
The Top Three Ruggedized Smartphones for Construction
Want to bring your smartphone on site but worried about it breaking? Check out the top three ruggedized smartphones for construction.
How Can BIM Mitigate Construction Risks?
Building information modeling, or BIM, is a process of developing a building’s features digitally. The information and building model created from this process is used throughout the building’s lifecycle. BIM is most often implemented with BIM-specific software, like Revit and ArchiCAD.
How to Bid for a Remodeling Contract
Have you ever lost money on a remodeling job because you didn't mark up your costs enough? Have you ever vastly miscalculated the cost of materials, man hours, or special considerations for the age or location of a home? Have you ever been beaten out by other construction companies vying for the same remodeling project?
Managing Your Construction Site
These are three of the most basic steps construction firms can take when prepping for infrastructure bids and jobs. Construction firms should make sure that they’re in the right area, have a smooth bidding system, and have people in place who can create lasting relationships with stakeholders.
The 2-Step Plan to Getting a Construction Management Job
The 2 secrets to getting a construction job.
What is Lean Construction?
The history and practical application of lean construction.
What Are The Benefits of LEED Certification?
Going green is already popular and momentum will only make green construction more prevalent. LEED is a big boost to your company's public image.
A Day in the Life of a Construction Manager
What do construction managers do all day? Read on to find out what their backgrounds are and what their job actually looks like.
The Best Valentine's Day Gifts For Your Boo in Construction
Don’t let his rough exterior fool you. Guys love getting gifts, and you would be surprised at the kinds of gifts that go over well with the average contractor or construction worker, especially around Valentine’s Day.
What Is the Typical Salary for a Construction Manager?
There is a broad range of salary amounts that you can realistically expect to be offered. Let's have a look at a few of the major factors.
What Are Employers Looking For In Construction Managers?
These essential skills are what every hiring manager looks for in a construction management hire.
5 Things Construction Managers Should Know About Construction Robotics
More construction companies are adopting the use of robotics to get work done faster, cheaper, and with greater precision worldwide.
5 Tips for Branding Your Construction Company While You're Building
Read on to learn about branding and marketing your construction company.
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Establish an advertising and marketing budget
People aren't going to find your company on their own. Invest in advertising and marketing.
Find a good home base for your startup
Construction managers should consider moving to a commercial location for their business headquarters.
Get your legal ducks in a row
Make sure to consult a construction lawyer before starting your business.
Secure your financing
Make sure that you have enough capital to start your construction business.
Allocate funds for construction software
Construction management software makes construction businesses more efficient.
Decide whether to hire employees or contractors
When starting a construction business, decide how many full-time employees to employ. Make everyone else a contractor.
Understand your insurance responsibilities
10 Steps to Building a Construction Startup
Create a business plan first to start your construction business.
Understand your tax requirements
Hire an accountant when starting a construction company.
Network with suppliers, business associates, and other contractors
Networking is at the heart of starting any business. It's particularly important for construction.
Why You Should Invest in Construction Document Management Software
Want to save $5000 a year? It's time to investigate construction document management software.
The Rise of Integrated Project Delivery in Construction Jobs
Have you heard of integrated product delivery (IPD)? If you're in the construction industry, it's about time you did.
5 Top Rated Construction Estimating Software Options
Which construction estimating software should you invest in? Check out our picks.
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The best resources for the commercial construction industry.
5 Shocking Commercial Construction Fraud Stories
Commercial construction isn't an easy field to be in. Here are a few shocking commercial construction fraud stories that will get your blood boiling.
Increase Sales from Your Construction Business’ Website
For many residential construction companies, your website is your gateway into sales. Here's how to get it right.
7 Construction Management Software Options for Home Builders
Construction management software offers home builders an integrated solution that promotes efficiency, communication, and accuracy
How to Examine a House for a Residential Bid
Homeowners are becoming more selective when it comes to whose bid they accept for a remodel job. Here's how to examine a house for a residential bid.
3 Ways to Prevent Scope Creep During a Construction Project
In construction, it’s imperative for the scope to be comprehensive, agreed upon, and understood by all parties involved—meaning that the client, the contractors, and even the sub-contractors all need to be in agreement regarding who is doing what.
A Guide to the Future: 3D Printing and Construction
3D printing is slated to upheave every industry across the globe. And it’s most profoundly changing the construction industry.
How to Integrate BIM into Small Practices
BIM is expensive, it requires training, and it might not increase profits or decrease costs. Why should small practices even consider using it?
Three Reasons You Need Construction Software
Because construction management software is expensive, you must complete a trial. Most software companies offer free trials, which allow you to try out the product. Take advantage of this opportunity.
4 Top Trends in Home Design for 2016
Here are some popular design concepts and motifs that you are certain to see in 2016 and likely far beyond.
5 Ways to Evaluate Construction Software Customer Service
Looking to buy construction management software, but want to make sure someone will be there in case your have questions? Look no further.
What Does a Construction Foreman Do?
“Foreman” is a general term that refers to a specific kind of manager, most commonly in either the construction or manufacturing field.
How Construction Management Software Impacts the Job Site
It is somewhere between exceedingly difficult and flat-out impossible to run a modern construction site without the aid of construction software.
8 Reasons Why You Should Hire Service Veterans as Construction Workers
We have eight reasons why you, as a construction company owner or manager, should seriously consider hiring service veterans to work for your construction company.
How To find Great Leads for Your Construction Business
Are you finding it harder lately to secure good leads on well-paying contracts? You're not alone. This is how you fix your problem.
The 7 Most Demanded Construction Jobs for 2016
he United States Bureau of Labor is predicting that the next four years—between 2016 and 2020—are going to be high-growth years in the construction industry. Be sure to check out these options.
The 5 Most Desired Construction
There are literally hundreds of jobs within the construction industry, many of which have their own sub-groupings of positions based on specific skills sets. Even more are created specifically for a certain job or type of construction project.
The Top 4 Construction Podcasts
What they say is really true: If there’s a niche for it, there’s probably a podcast about it. This is no less true in the world of construction.
The Top 3 Jobs in Construction Safety
Interested in a construction job but not sure which? Check out these red-hot fields!
What Is Construction Engineering Management?
Construction Engineering Management (or CEM) involves the application of technical and scientific knowledge to the processes involved with infrastructure construction projects.
The Top 3 Mobile Construction Applications
In today’s world, there’s software, then there’s mobile software. The latter is not only growing in popularity, but becoming a necessary element to fieldwork, regardless of the type or scope of the project. People at every level of the project, from labor to corporate, are in need of real-time mobile solutions that will help keep the job running smoothly and on schedule. To that end, we would like to recommend our top three titles. We think these apps offer the greatest benefits to those in the industry who can’t always be tethered to a desktop computer. Get ready to give those phones and tablets a workout with these top-ranked mobile construction apps.
How Construction Companies Can Avoid the 6 Biggest Software Buying Mistakes
Don't want to buy the wrong construction management software? Make sure you're avoiding these six common mistakes.
What Does a Construction Manager Do?
What does a construction manager do? Read on to find out!
The 5 Top-Rated Construction Boots
Want to protect your toes on the job? Check out our top picks for construction boots.
12 Construction Blogs You Actually Want to Read
Want to know which blogs have the latest insights on the construction industry? Read on to find out!
What are the Best Residential Construction Performance Guidelines?
Want to know where to find the best residential construction guidelines? Read on to find out!
The Top 10 Construction Software Apps for iPad
Are you working in construction? Interested in iPad apps? These are the best!
5 Construction Software Options for Small Businesses
What are the construction software options for small business? Read on to find out!
What is a Construction Management Plan?
What is a construction management plan? Read on to find out!
8 Steps to Starting a Construction Management Business
Ready to start your own construction management business? Here's how to do it right.
The Best 4 Free Construction Management Software Out There
Want free construction management technology? Check out our list of software alternatives.
How to Obtain an Associate Degree in Construction Management
What's required for getting your associate degree in construction management? Check out our guide to doing exactly that!
What to Do When a Customer Won't Pay
Don't lose out on your hard-earned money. Here's how to make sure you get paid.
How the Construction Industry is Using Big Data
Big data is big news for the construction industry. Interested in why? Read on.
Should Students Intern With Construction Companies?
Think getting a construction internship is a good idea? We think so. Here's why.
4 Reasons Why All CAD Engineers Need Field Experience
You absolutely need field experience to be a CAD engineer. Read on to find out why.
How to Choose Between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT
Torn between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT? Don't know the difference? Check out our guide!
6 Ways Boomer Retirement is Affecting the Construction Industry
The construction industry is inflated with Baby Boomers--many of whom will likely retire soon. How will the building industry change because of this?
6 Growing Trends in Construction ERP Software
Construction ERP software is growing quickly. Want to keep up with its most recent innovations? Read on.
6 Things to Know about Guaranteed Maximum Price Contracts
Want to know what a GMP is and why they're beneficial? Read on to find out!
Getting to Grips with Accelerated Construction Techniques
Everyone wants faster, bigger construction. Here's how to integrate accelerated construction into your work plan.
What the Influx of Digital Natives Means for the Construction Industry
Want to know how digital natives are gearing up to change the construction industry? Construction managers beware: your industry is about to change.
What is Agile Construction Management?
Agile construction management seems counter-intuitive--but it isn't. Read on to learn about how you can use this methodology to improve your workflow.
How Construction Managers Can Encourage Employee Health
Healthy construction workers are the best construction workers. Here's how to keep your team safe.
How to Select a Construction Marketing Agency
Want to amp up your marketing efforts? Construction needs marketing agencies just like every other industry. Here's how to make the best hire.
Should Small Construction Companies Use BIM?
Is BIM appropriate for smaller projects and construction companies? Read on to find out!