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Future Designs for Fast Food Restaurants in 2021

15 Feb 2021, Posted by F.A. in Tips

As contactless delivery becomes more of a requirement for businesses to stay open, restaurants are going back to the drawing board. Quick service restaurants (QSRs) are investing in new ways to serve their customers. They are being forced to figure out how to re-configure the…

Every Contractor Needs to Be Aware of These Potential Tax Changes

08 Feb 2021, Posted by F.A. in Tips

It’s safe to say that everyone is still figuring out the aftermath of 2020 and its impact on businesses. With the new year ahead, business owners feel a cautious sense of optimism about the year’s potential for financial growth. Of course, with this growth also…

What Type of Plywood Is Used for Roofing?

26 Jan 2021, Posted by F.A. in Tips

Plywood is a favorite material for many builders because of its water resistance, structural stability, and relatively low cost. These qualities also make it a great choice for the sheathing that covers the rafters on the roof of a building. But another material, oriented strand…

4 Reasons Why Construction Documentation is Important During COVID-19

30 Oct 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

Like many other sectors, the construction industry has had to adapt in response to COVID-19. Construction sites implement additional safety measures to reduce the risk of contracting and spreading the virus. Owners, investors, and stakeholders are more concerned about the economy and how the coronavirus…

How Technology Is Helping Construction Collaboration

18 Sep 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

In today’s world, technology plays a vital role in our every day lives. Those of us in construction can admit that technology is changing the way we work, mostly for the better. However, some contractors don’t have the time to research the benefits of technology,…

3 Ways to Adapt Your Construction Business During Covid-19

13 Aug 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

COVID-19 has caused changes to the construction industry and experts say many of them will remain even after the virus recedes. Adapting quickly is the best way to prompt a successful move forward. Perhaps COVID-19 has caused your company to lose a lot of workers…

Which College Degrees Lead to the Most Money in Construction?

08 Jul 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

There are many colleges and universities that offer degrees in construction. What exactly are college students in the construction field learning? These students are learning about building materials, project coordination, concrete shoring, blueprint reading and technology applying to the management of construction operations. Construction programs…

4 Ways to Speed Up Payment from Contractors

15 May 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

It can be detrimental to your business if your payment is delayed by a general contractor. But did you know there are ways to protect yourself and get paid sooner? Whether you need plywood for sale for a project or need to pay wages to…

3 Things Workers Need After Witnessing a Construction Accident

08 May 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

Not all construction accidents can be avoided due to the risk associated with this type of work. However, even though they’re fairly common, it seems that workers who witness these incidents often go neglected and without care. Forming America, who specializes in concrete forms for…

Recruit and Retain Women for Construction Jobs with These 4 Tips

20 Apr 2020, Posted by F.A. in Tips

While half of the U.S. work force consists of women, the construction industry is made up of mostly men. But with so many construction job openings today, firms should begin prioritizing hiring women to fulfill these roles. Whether you need to hire a project manager…