Category: Construction & Metal Roofing News

Construction Bonding
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Construction Bonding

To provide an expert’s view on construction payment and performance surety bonds, I sat down with Ellen Neylan, the owner of Surety Bond Associates, a WBE surety bond agency and consulting firm that provides specialty surety services to small, minority women and veteran owned contractors. Often projects presented accompany a bonding requirement – too many...

The Three Phases to Post Construction Cleaning
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The Three Phases to Post Construction Cleaning

Post construction cleaning is highly beneficial to general contractors, builders, and property owners. They are commonly outsourced after extensive or wide-spread construction work is completed, such as new construction home building, reroofing, drywall remodels, commercial demolitions, and more. Although these services range from light to full-service cleans, they all involve three particular cleaning stages. Continue...

Tips For Buying A Pre-Construction Condominium
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Tips For Buying A Pre-Construction Condominium

Purchasing a condo when it’s in the pre-construction period might seem a little too hasty. In that scenario, it would seem the unit is being purchased based on the architectural drawings from the developer’s sales site. The reality, however, is that buying a unit before construction is finished isn’t all that straightforward. Developers tend to...

Development of FRP Composites As a Sustainable Construction Material
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Development of FRP Composites As a Sustainable Construction Material

Fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites or advanced composite materials were first used in the civil engineering during the late 1960s to build composite buildings. The construction industry at that time was of the opinion that composite materials should be used as concrete reinforcement. However, it was not until the mid-1980s when the structural design engineers...

Construction Management: Planning And Scheduling
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Construction Management: Planning And Scheduling

Construction management is a broad term that deals with various key steps in a construction project. Scheduling, for instance, is a management tool that helps leaders make informed decisions about different activities on a site. We often use terms planning and scheduling interchangeably. However, there is a considerable difference between these two components. Planning is...

Types of Construction Projects
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Types of Construction Projects

Construction is defined as “a process that consists of the building or assembling of infrastructure.” (See 1. below) On the other hand, a Construction Project “includes all material and work necessary for the construction of a finished structure for occupancy by End Customer. This includes site preparation, foundations, mechanical, electrical work, and any other work...

Residential Roofing Contractors
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Residential Roofing Contractors

Winter is quickly approaching. If you are a homeowner, now is the time to make sure your home is ready for the long, cold days ahead. One of the most important parts of home maintenance is making sure your roof is ready for whatever weather conditions it may encounter. If your roof is in need...

Jobs Found in a Roofing Company
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Jobs Found in a Roofing Company

Having the job title of roofer does not mean that all you do is put roofs on homes and businesses. Many jobs fall under this classification, from estimating what the job will cost to installing the materials to make the roof. Some of the different roofer specialist jobs can include shingle installers, tile removers, and...