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on October 21, 2016

Surety bonds guarantee that some type of service will be done in accordance with the contract terms and government standard. They protect obligees (investors) in case principals (contractors) don’t fulfill the obligations prescribed by the contract. Although contractors usually consider surety as an unwanted necessity, these affordable guarantees allow them to bid on government-funded proj...

on November 23, 2016

Both production and service industry work processes have a very wide set of possible workplace hazards. These hazards can put workers and company's assets in danger and create major losses for company's shareholders. HR professionals are often responsible for workers' health and safety, as well as for introducing safety measures and for ensuring that company's work procedures are compliant with ...

on December 21, 2016

In previous years, contractors weren’t on the top of the most tech-savvy entrepreneur's list. They usually have much bigger concerns, thinking how to equip their employees with hard-hats and how to pay their suppliers in advance. Challenges that construction business owners face on a daily basis can be dealt with more efficiently if they rely more on the latest tech. Many prospective entrepr...

on December 27, 2016

To most people, retaining walls look like simple stones, blocks or timber. However, they are engineered systems that have a purpose to protect your landscape, home and foundation from being destroyed by the soil that would otherwise slump and slide. They serve as barriers, but they can also make a nice place to sit and can greatly increase the usable space in your yard. Although these structures l...

on January 17, 2017

There are a lot of reasons why you would want to sell the property you own. In some cases, you are moving out and plan never to return, so you sell your assets in order to afford a better place. Other situations include selling property for profit or to launch your own business. Be as it may, preparing the place beforehand can significantly boost its price. This is why, some people even make a c...

on February 06, 2017

Making some changes around your home is always fun – no secret there. There are plenty of changes you can make to give your home a fresh look, and changing your door locks surely is one of them. You will always want to get door locks that will make your home more secure. In addition, you will want your new looks to fit in with the rest of your home perfectly. Having this in mind, we have c...

on April 08, 2017

It does not matter if you are renovating an old house or building a new one from the scratch – creating a new home is a journey, not a destination. As such, it needs to be planned in steps that ultimately lead to your vision of the new place of living. While you can probably organize the whole job by yourself, these tips can help you put the ideas on a timeline. Set the goals The goals inv...

on April 09, 2017

No matter if you find your home boring or you want to increase its value, renovating is always a great option. It makes your rooms more functional, improves the looks of your entire home and makes it easier to find a buyer (if you decide move). But a reason for renovating isn’t the only thing you need before you take on the project – you also need to know exactly what you want to chang...

on April 23, 2017

Many prospective homeowners see their new home standing on a plot of land they picked themselves. There is something truly rewarding in selecting a prime piece of land and then designing and building a home that can take all the advantages of the views and topography. Then it shouldn’t surprise that people start designing their new home by hunting for a perfect parcel. Choose a build-on-yo...

on June 10, 2017

One of the things that served as the greatest obstacle to property marketing in the past was mostly of technical nature. Sure, you could see each and every room from different angles on the websites, but this is hardly the equivalent of seeing the place in person. This means that every time you saw a potentially promising property, you had to visit the actual site in order to look around. Needless...

on June 10, 2017

It’s safe to say that green building materials are becoming more and more used in today’s construction industry. Between 40% and 48% of all the non-residential construction in the United States is classified as green which only shows how often these building materials are used. Not to mention that this is a staggering increase from no more than 1.4% which was reported back in 2005. But...

on July 06, 2017

While great majority of people look for a steady 9 to 5 job, there are those who aren’t content with living their lives in this manner. Why? Well, simply because they are sick and tired of someone else bossing them around until they are old enough to retire. For them, there is nothing more important than becoming independent and starting their own enterprise. Now, when it comes to this, pic...

on August 08, 2017

To a layman, constructing a building might seem as simple as picking out an empty piece of land, and erecting a concrete rectangle in a matter of months. As you might have guessed, the science about soil and investigation, drilling, and construction is far more complex than you might have initially thought. The process of geotechnical drilling is quite different from soil investigation itself, a...

on August 13, 2017

The tilt-up construction is known as a safe, reliable and time- and cost-effective method of construction, which stretches across many different types of structures. When it comes to commercial real estate, this system is potentially a perfect choice, seeing as how it offers a cost-effective way to create large concrete buildings in as little time as humanly possible. Being familiar with the basic...