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What makes a high-quality construction project?

Before we deliberate the topic, it’s important to define quality. Merriam-Webster describes it as “degree of excellence” and “superior in kind.” Very vague. In construction, quality could mean different things to different […]

Six construction industry myths busted

The construction industry often gets a bad reputation. Many people are misinformed about the culture and conditions in construction, believing rumors that the industry isn’t a great place work. We’ve […]

Yes, electrical wire colors do matter

Electrical wire colors probably don’t mean anything to the average homeowner, but those distinctions are actually very important and knowing the proper color coding is essential when performing electrical work. […]

Create your dream workshop

A garage doesn’t have to be a place to just store cars and junk. If you’re handy, it’s a great place to set up shop for do-it-yourself projects. Maybe there […]

Proper etiquette for job site visitors

There are a number of reasons why you may visit a construction site. Maybe you’re taking progress photos, meeting with the contractors, or taking a tour. No matter the purpose, […]

Introduction to lean construction

Reprint from Buildings Guide.   Lean construction (LC) is a method of production aimed at reducing costs, materials, time and effort. Essentially, the methodology is to minimize the bad and […]