What makes a contracting business successful?

What makes a contracting business successful?

Being a successful contractor is not an easy task, especially considering the mitigating factors in today’s construction industry, including a labor shortage of skilled employees, long days, and hazardous working conditions. Construction is a dirty job, and not...
Four steps in planning a construction marketing plan

Four steps in planning a construction marketing plan

The construction industry has seen market ups and downs as it faces many challenges, including a shortage of workers. Personal referrals are great, but referrals alone may not generate the business needed to remain profitable. This is where a well-executed marketing...
Contractor’s liability – for when things go wrong

Contractor’s liability – for when things go wrong

Even the jobsites run by the most seasoned construction managers can have things go very wrong. It only takes one mishap for everything to spiral out of control and for a construction project to be shut down. When work shuts down, no one is happy. Workers do not get...
3 top pollution disasters and their impacts on society

3 top pollution disasters and their impacts on society

Pollution disasters have the potential to harm millions of people at a time and are a threat to human health and the environment. Here is a look at some of the top pollution disasters and their detrimental impacts on society and the environment. #1. Chernobyl nuclear...
The dangers of mold after a flooding event

The dangers of mold after a flooding event

Floods can occur without advance warning for homeowners regardless of location. You do not have to live in a flood zone to experience flood damage. Most homeowners are unprepared for the flooding event as well as the dangers still present after the water subsides....