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Contemporary Exterior Design Trends are Warming Up for 2019 Written by Steve Booz, Vice President of Marketing at Royal Building Products, A Westlake Company Arguably, the biggest trend we are seeing in contemporary exterior architecture is the move toward modern design, emphasizing crisp lines, warm neutrals and balance. What used to only be found in […]
Used in Europe since the 1800s, zinc roofing relies on a time-proven, dependable material that provides an attractive patina as it ages. Even now its design flexibility, sustainability, and natural beauty continue to make zinc a highly desirable product for roofing. This week’s Blog takes a look at the versatility of zinc and the products offered by RHEINZINK America, Inc.
Designed by a lighting company and not a generator company, the triple award-winning Beacon LED Tower is delivering on everything it promises; bright LED lights, durability, and innovation. This week’s Blog takes a look at Lind Equipment’s revolutionary light tower and the attention that it has been receiving, both on and off the jobsite.
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, but pictures can also be worth thousands of dollars when used for documenting progress on a jobsite. This week’s Blog takes a look at Brinno’s “Trio Bundle Pack” that is greatly strengthen long lasting outdoor photographing functionality and is helping to make jobsite progress documentation simpler, easier and hassle-free.
Preparing for Emergencies: Are Your Contractors as Safe as Your Employees? How to protect your contractors as effectively as your own employees
Even with the best prevention measures, an emergency will arise. And even though your employees might be well-versed and up to date with your latest emergency response measures, can you say the same about your contract workers? This week’s Blog takes a look at some of the steps you can take to help ensure that all of the workers at your job site make it home safe at the end of the day.
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Kitchen and bathroom renovations continue to top lists as the most popular remodelling projects for 2019… But what do you do if your customer happens to live in a high-rise condo where bathroom renos face significant restrictions? This week’s Blog takes a look at Saniflo systems’ Sanibest® Pro, which is increasingly being requested by both homeowners and plumbing contractors for its affordability, versatility, and environmentally-friendly benefits.
Technology Myths of the Construction Industry Written by Triax Technologies The construction industry has traditionally been slow to adopt technology, due in part to some of the myths surrounding construction technology, including perceived difficulty of use and implementation. Here are some of the biggest technology myths around jobsite adoption – and how to tackle it. […]
All the questions about liens that you were too afraid to ask. This week’s Blog asks eleven of the most common queries about liens and gets the answers you need from Edmonton-based Priority Credit Management (PCM) Corp., the leading Canadian Commercial receivable management firm offering a total suite of credit management services with collections, lien advocacy plans, credit approval and A/R outsourcing.
FMI Corporation – the leading provider of management, consulting, and investment banking services to engineering and construction, infrastructure, and the built environment – has recently released its “2019 FMI Overview,” which features FMI’s latest forecast of the 2019 U.S. and Canada Construction Outlook. This week’s blog takes a look at FMI’s findings and provides some valuable insights from FMI executives on how best to navigate the next 12 months.
Several hundred thousand foremen across the country are waiting for your help in understanding how important and vital they are to their company and the industry and to acknowledge the challenges they face. This week’s Blog from noted business advisor Mark Breslin delves into how much you really know about your foremen and what you can do to give them the tools they need to fully succeed.