Construction Industry News and Articles

Making Contractors' Lives Easier

Oak Harbor, Washington, USA -- Monk and DBug, LLC is set to launch InformedContractors.com, an innovative new website and newsletter focused on making life easier for contractors -- using an as-yet-not-seen method.This 4th in a series of construction-related websites focuses on providing information that....

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....

Planning for Glass

Whether you are building a greenhouse or upgrading the windows in your home selecting the correct glass is critical and should be viewed as a 20 year or longer investment. There are several factors you should consider when planning for glass, including the type of application, location of the structure, and....

Brokers Eyeing What's Ahead

September. The month that leads to a slowdown. The time of year where sales are supposed to pull back. Brokers beginning to look ahead. How the year has developed Looks to be another big year so far in the high end residential market.  Investors have picked up their fair share of assets. First time....

Coordinating Conservatory Architecture with Existing Surroundings

One step that often gets overlooked when planning for a conservatory is the architecture of surrounding buildings. Do the buildings on the property have a traditional or modern feel? Do you want the conservatory to blend with surroundings or become the focal point? When designing a new conservatory first....

How to Decipher Glass Jargon

Choosing the size, shape, insulation, and decorative aspects of your glass structure can be a challenge on its own, but then you get to the glazing options, and it’s like decoding a second language. There are so many different variables that come into play, and sometimes it can be difficult for an end....

Small House Plans: 2013 Sale & Design Trends

Small House Plans: 2013 Sale & Design Trends The home building industry has been on the rise since 2011. According to a recent news release issued by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), house prices rose nearly 6 percent during 2012. The NAHB attributes this growth to the demand for....

Long-Reach Excavators Benefit Industrial & Scrap Metal Demolition

Used in industrial demolition when explosives aren’t an option or when workers are deconstructing a building piece-by-piece, long-reach excavators provide the precision and control that wrecking balls don’t offer. Their versatility as a demolition tool is incomparable – while it’s....

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    J.D. Elder is the president of Elder Demolition, located in Portland, Oregon, a fully licensed and insured....
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