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Water Features in Greenhouses

Water features, such as ponds and fountains, are usually located outdoors, but a greenhouse provides the opportunity to enjoy these elements indoors. Greenhouses are typically utilized to grow plants and flowers year-round, a water feature can add a unique element to a glazed structure. Water features in a....

Simplify Construction Management with These 3 Helpful Tech Products

Running a construction company or being a construction manager comes with a lot of challenges, and it isn’t always easy to keep operations efficient. Fortunately, there are several technology products that can streamline daily activities and keep projects running smoothly. Let’s take a look at....

Conservatories for Growing

Conservatories are typically seen as spaces to relax, host a dinner party, or celebrate a special occasion with friends and family, but they can also be used to grow plants. The glazed roof and walls of a conservatory provide exposure to sunlight that plants and trees, such as limes and oranges, need to grow.....

Look No Further: Construction Management Technologies of the Future Are Already Here

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, modern technology comes up with something new. As construction management technology develops faster and faster, solutions to all sorts of problems are often just a few months away. Who would've thought, 10 years ago, that by now we'd be flying drones through....

Greenhouses for Dining/Entertaining

The word greenhouse evokes an image of a glass building full of benches and shelves covered in flowers, plants, and trees. What many people fail to realize is that greenhouses can be used for more than just growing plants. When properly designed, greenhouses are excellent spaces for entertaining friends and....

Top 3 Must-Attend Construction Events Before the End of 2014

Every construction contractor who is serious about becoming a better professional needs to stay on top of all current trends in the field of construction. One of the most convenient and easily accessible ways to do that is to attend special construction-focused events. Every year there are plenty of....

Reasons to Include a Conservatory in Design

The decision to add a conservatory to your property may seem like a lavish expense, but advances in manufacturing processes have lowered costs and increased building efficiencies, making a conservatory a very affordable addition to any home or commercial location. Conservatories offer numerous benefits to....

Why the Lowest Bidder Doesn't Always Win Construction Contracts

As a general contractor, you're probably looking for ways to gain more public contracts. And why wouldn’t you? Working on public projects is generally well-paid, and it looks great on your résumé. But how can you make sure you win the projects you bid on? Perhaps the most frequently....

Solar Innovations, Inc. Introduces Walkable Skylight Options

Solar Innovations, Inc., a custom manufacturer of residential and commercial skylights; folding, sliding, and stacking walls, doors, windows, and screens; sunrooms; greenhouses; garden windows; and conservatories; introduces walkable skylight options. Although Solar has been offering walkable skylights for....

Prepare for These 4 Questions Before Securing Your Contract Bond

Contract bonds are a must for many contractors starting new projects, and picking the right surety bond agency can save your business a tremendous amount of time and money. Over the course of a project, there are several bonds you might need to purchase, depending on the project terms. In order to get you the....

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