Posted By: John L. on November 8, 2018 in Contractor
In a previous article, I wrote about the three categories of construction defects. I touched on design defects, material defects, and workmanship. I also shared that all parties involved in the design and construction of a project must go to the necessary lengths to prevent construction defects.
Posted By: John L. on October 24, 2018 in Contractor
Winter is always on the minds of contractors, especially those that the majority of their work is outside. Depending on what part of the country your construction business is located, the winter season can bring a time of almost hibernation as the work slows up. But for those who are looking for opportunities, some early planning and a bit of creativity can keep the work flowing and help finish the year well.
Posted By: John L. on October 12, 2018 in Contractor
In today's ultra-competitive business world, companies are always looking for a competitive advantage. This includes improving products or services and expanding into new ventures that bring value to the company's business model. Knowing your industry and then adding a little bit of creativity can develop a uniqueness about your company that can stand out and increase your chances of being ahead of the competition.
Posted By: John L. on September 13, 2018 in Contractor
Contractors should always be looking for ways to be more efficient, both on the job site and in the office. One key element in being productive is having your construction vehicles set up properly. This can have a profound effect, especially when construction projects are farther away from your office and shop.
Posted By: John L. on August 15, 2018 in Contractor
The construction industry has changed in many ways from when I started in 1976, but one thing that has not changed is that great employees are often a key factor in a company’s success. I describe great employees as those who are professional in several areas.

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