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How to Use GALVALUME® for Your Metal Roof

  
  
  
galvanized metal roof

One of the best features of a metal roof is its durability. Making a good thing even better is GALVALUME®.

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Video Marketing for Your Construction Company

  
  
  
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Whether it is because people have short attention spans or simply engage more readily with moving images, video has become a marketing force of its own. If you haven’t included video in your marketing strategy, now is the time to start.

Virtual Reality in the Construction Industry: Part 2

  
  
  
virtual reality for construction

In part 1, we talked about the benefits of virtual reality technology in the construction industry. In part 2, we will take up some of the products already available to bring virtual reality to your office or jobsite.

Virtual Reality in the Construction Industry: Part 1

  
  
  
virtual reality for construction

Do you see virtual reality as a technology only suitable for gaming or the Star Trek holodeck?  VR is getting ready to move decisively into the architectural design and construction industry. When you think about it, construction may be the most practical use for virtual reality.

The Benefits of Construction Management Services

  
  
  
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There are millions of details to keep track of during a construction project and it seems like they multiply by the minute. There is planning, scheduling, and delivery to take care of; you need to give the owner regular progress updates; and you have to make sure all your contractors and subs are carrying the appropriate insurance while bidding new work for your pipeline.

How to Safely Haul Heavy Construction Equipment

  
  
  
construction equipment transport

Roadside inspections found over 40,000 violations of load securement in 2015. If these had been failures, think of how much life and property could have been lost.

What Is Metal Roof Flashing and Why Do You Need It?

  
  
  
metal roof flashing

You probably agree that a leaky roof is a bad thing. Good thing we have flashing to keep that from happening.

Metal roof flashing is both a method and a device for keeping water from entering a structure at a roof penetration or joint. Flashing can be made of several kinds of materials, but the most flexible and durable are made of metal.

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Metal Buildings: Hangar, Overhead, and Walk Doors

  
  
  
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If you have a metal building, you need a way to get in and out. Depending on what else has to go in and out, you may need a particular type of door. The most common doors in use are hangar doors, overhead doors, and walk doors.

Clauses You Need to Include in Your Next Construction Contract

  
  
  
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You won't be an expert in contract law after reading this, but you will have a better idea of the various clauses you, as a contractor, should be sure to get into the contract.

If you need legal advice, please get a lawyer experienced with construction and contract law, don’t just go by this post. We just want to introduce you to some of the elements that can protect you on your next project.

3D Printing and the Construction Industry: What’s the Potential?

  
  
  
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3D printing is beginning to enter the mainstream of consumer use, but faster growth is expected in the manufacturing arena, including construction. Architectural firms have been industry early adopters of 3D printing because it is an easy, fast way to create an architectural model.

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