Category Archives: Construction

Yes, These Are the Drones You’re Looking For

construction technology

In research laboratories and factories across the globe, the future of the construction industry is being molded, and the question doesn’t seem to be “What If?” but rather, “Why Not?” Read my latest article on Building Blok about how drones are revolutionizing construction and what we can expect to see in the near future. Below is a snapshot of what you’ll ... Read More »

Taking Concrete Cues From the Romans

Romans and concrete

When you step into a nicely cooled room on a sweltering summer day or can warm up your house without having to build a fire in every single room as the snow piles up, you’re probably glad you live in modern times. Building materials have advanced to allow for much better insulation, strength and durability than that of the ancients. ... Read More »

Why You Need Construction Equipment Telematics

construction telematics

Read my latest article on The Blok about construction equipment telematics. Just to give you a snapshot, read below: “Equipment telematics provides the opportunity to use radio frequency identification to track machines, and even to learn how to better use equipment for greater efficiency. General contractors, subcontractors and most other principals in construction projects can benefit from equipment telematics. The ... Read More »

What You Need to Know Before You Clear Land to Build Your Home

home construction

A custom home provides an ample number of benefits; you can select the exact area to build, design the plans and then steadily watch the vision in your head become a reality. Being able to select a precise location and design the house plan provides the opportunity to maximize privacy and customize your utilities, too. There are many aspects of ... Read More »

5 Tips for Finding More Construction Leads

construction leads

As a construction manager whose job it is to find new leads for the company, it can be exhausting to comb through your resources looking for diamonds among the coals, and it’s frustrating when you come up to a dead-end. Don’t limit yourself to traditional lead generation methods. The boom of social media and other web platforms can help you ... Read More »

4 Construction Equipment Management Tips

Regardless of the type of construction, maximum uptime is always the desired goal of a quality crew. When construction crews have ample operating time, they have enough flexibility to optimize their operations, resulting in more impressed clients and sustained contracts. Construction delays can result in unhappy clients and difficulty winning future contracts. As a result, it’s recommended for any crew ... Read More »

The 10 Biggest Landscaping Don’ts

landscaping dos

There’s something to be said about a well-maintained lawn and an alluring garden. For starters, the property instantly communicates that there has been considerable TLC put into the establishment. By showing a little initiative and being willing to invest enough time, you can improve the aesthetics of any property. Even if you don’t have the proper tools at your disposal, ... Read More »

Construction Safety Infographic

Viewpoint has put together this beautifully designed and thorough infographic about the safety of the construction industry. Take a look and feel free to share (if you embed be sure to cite Viewpoint like I did below). Read More »

How to Decide Between New, Rented and Used Heavy Equipment


A BRIEF PRELUDE: While I’m not certified in construction or a construction expert in any way, in this section I’ll be giving my personal advice based on experience working as a freelance construction worker. I’ve also successfully remodeled my house so I’m able to give an outlook about construction from a “build your own” point of view. Feel free to ... Read More »

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