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Most Profitable Construction Niche
Though most people generalize the construction industry to cover all infrastructure needs, there are different niches in construction. A construction...
Construction Close-out Documentation-Is It Needed in Construction?
Construction close-out documentation is evidence of the project's initial paperwork, design, execution success/mishaps, the outcomes, and any open issues that...
Best construction business to start
The construction industry is one of the top industries for startups, but it has a high failure rate. For example,...
What is sustainable construction?
The construction industry consumes a majority of the planet’s natural resources. Climate change has created a need for the construction...
9 tips for growing a construction company
Are you trying to grow your construction business and perhaps expand into new territories but don’t know how? Growing your...
How to estimate a paint job
Different contractors estimate paint jobs differently. Most contractors work with a base rate of $1.50 to $3.50 per sq. ft....
Why are lumber prices so high?
Lumber prices have increased by 14% in 2023 after plummeting last year. While lumber prices are yet to hit the...
Project Manager vs. Construction Manager
Project Managers and Construction Managers perform different tasks and responsibilities. Understanding the differences between the two roles is critical, especially...
Top 10 Construction Podcasts
The construction landscape is constantly evolving thanks to new technological advancements and opportunities. Today’s professionals have found creative ways to...
Construction safety tips
Construction workers are always at risk of injury while working on a construction site. The severity of injuries on a...
Architecture, much like fashion, is inconsistent, and there is a lot of re-appreciation of older architectural styles. Brutalist architecture has...
Top 10 Construction Documentaries
It is common to find movies about medicine, fashion, technology, and sales, but architecture and construction are rarely covered in...
Construction sales tax
Some real property transactions are subject to sales and use taxation. Sales and use taxation in construction is a complex...
Types of Tenders in Construction
A tender refers to a written document that describes the details of the project and the work that it will...
As the primary service provider subcontracting some of your work, you must make sure that your subcontractors do things right...
When constructing any large building, it is impossible to use a single pile to support the structure's weight. Piles must...
Construction Site Plans
In any significant construction project, it is essential to get a full picture of the orientation of the complete structure....
Plaster vs. Drywall
Most people have a pretty good idea of what types of countertops they want in their home and which light...
Interior demolition cost per square foot
When planning to renovate any part of your home, you may have to do an interior demolition. Interior demolition does...
Structural insulated panels’ advantages and disadvantages
Structural insulated panels (SIPS) construction is one of the most popular modular construction methods of the 21st century. SIPs construction...
Cost of painting a house per square foot
Painting is a great way to spruce up a house, be it a first-time purchase or one you already live...
Post and beam construction
Many people know what posts and beams are, but fewer understand what post-and-beam construction is and how it is different...
As used in construction, glazing refers to installing glass in a building’s fixed openings, such as windows and doors. Glazing...
The differences between commercial and residential plumbing
It is easy to assume that commercial plumbing is no different from residential plumbing as they both deal with water...
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