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5 Main Responsibilities Of A Building Contractor

Generally, a building contractor is supposed to supervise, inspect, and direct a construction project from start to finish regardless of the project scope. The contractor is expected to apply the relevant skills and expertise to ensure success during the project development process as specified by the contract documents. In a typical building and construction project, …


General Contractors Vs. Specialty Contractors: Comparing The Two Practitioners

Qualified contractors are issued with licenses by Contractors State License Boards (CSLBs) to practice in various states across the country. In order to qualify for a license, the applicant must be over 18 and he must also be armed with all the necessary skills and field experience required to satisfactorily handle or implement a building …


4 Useful Tips To Bear In Mind When Hiring A Construction Contractor

Contractors are tasked with the critical role of managing a construction project. Construction projects range from routine indoor repairs to modest Anderson asphalt paving and striping contracts to complex infrastructural undertakings like highway or dam constructions. All these projects require specialized knowledge, skills, and equipment to achieve the specified project needs and objectives. Depending on …


4 Must-Do Tasks Before Starting/Launching Any Construction Project

The building and construction industry is quite intriguing especially if you are just getting started. Things get a little bit easier on your second or third involvement with the folks in this field. As a newbie, you will most likely be overwhelmed by all the different things that are required to get your project going. …


Types Of Asphalt Milling And Their Applications

Asphalt milling, also called pavement milling, profiling, cold planing, or simply milling involves the removal of a layer or section of any paved surface — be it a parking lot, road, driveway, or even a bridge. The surface maybe removed or chipped off to ensure a level and/or smooth slope on the paved surface, or …


Comparing The 4 Major Types Of Construction Contracts

Contracts are good because they offer transactional security to the parties involved.  Understanding a contract is paramount to signing it.  Ensuring the protection and outcome of the arrangement for both parties is what a fair contract does.  These are some of the most common construction contractual arrangements.   Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM)   …


The 4 Most Popular Project Management Methodologies In The Building And Construction Industry

The typical construction project follows a plain and very basic procedure or lifecycle. The project owner or client plans and determines the scope of the project based on his budget and on the identified project needs and preferences. He then invites bids from prospective contractors and all other building and construction professionals like architects and …


5 Crucial Metrics For Tracking The Success Of Any Building And Construction Project

Construction projects, especially commercial and industrial construction projects, are hectic undertakings for both the client and the contractor. The project owner loses sleep over the ever-mounting resource demands as lots of unbudgeted expenses occur day in day out. On the other hand, the building contractor and his team suffer constant headaches due to scheduling hitches, …


Effective Asphalt Treatments For Maintaining The Quality And Longevity Of Pavements

Without a doubt, roads are quite expensive to build. Even the seemingly simple construction of a short driveway or parking lot costs quite a handsome sum of money. This necessitates taking extra care for the existing roads and pavements to ensure that they all remain in good condition for a very long time. Building and …


4 Important Factors When Contracting A Commercial & Industrial Construction Company

Regardless of the industry, size, cost, or nature of a project undertaking, all commercial and industrial construction projects must be handled expertly and cost-effectively. It is important to remember that most of these projects are quite resource-intensive and their implementation work usually undermines normal business operations.   Whether it’s a routine maintenance job, or a …

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