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What’s in Store for Lumber Prices in the Wake of 2017’s Hurricane Season?

What’s in Store for Lumber Prices in the Wake of 2017’s Hurricane Season?Even if you work outside of areas affected by the biggest hurricanes of the 2017 season (so far), you’ll still see their impact.  Historically speaking, lumber prices always rise in the wake of a natural disaster.
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Step Up Your Trailer Security with Recovery GPS

Step Up Your Trailer Security with Recovery GPSInstalling a GPS unit on your trailer lets you track the position of your trailer regardless of where you are. In many cases, the GPS can locate the trailer within a few feet. If the signal is interrupted, some systems can even tell you the last location where a signal was picked up so that you can find it even if it’s …
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How Private is Your Online Activity? A Primer for Business Owners

How Private is Your Online Activity? A Primer for Business OwnersSo, you probably thinking, “Hey, I’ve got all my social media pages set to “private,” “friends only” or whichever setting each site uses to make sure my posts don’t become public. I’m free to say whatever I want.” And you use social media with these ideas…
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Considerations for your Next Job Site Dumpster Rental

Considerations for your Next Job Site Dumpster RentalUnless you’ve made other arrangements with your client, you’re responsible for dumpster rental for any demo work you’re performing on a job site.  As straightforward as it may sound, there are some considerations to keep in mind when scoping out dumpster rentals for your next job site.
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What Does Green and Sustainable Building Really Mean?

What Does Green and Sustainable Building Really Mean?At their core, they both have a similar spirit: reducing the impact of new construction and renovations on the environment. Green buildings aim to reduce the impact here and now, while sustainable buildings minimize any potential future impact to the environment and source of materials used in the buildings.
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Ultrex Fiberglass: Strong and Affordable Fiberglass Windows and Doors

Ultrex Fiberglass: Strong and Affordable Fiberglass Windows and DoorsHomeowners, business owners and investors can all appreciate the peace of mind that thermoset fiberglass, like Ultrex from Integrity Windows and Doors, can provide. Imagine having worry-free windows for…
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Is Your Truck Equipped with the Best Hitch for Your Trailer?

Is Your Truck Equipped with the Best Hitch for Your Trailer?Receiver hitches are the most common type used by contractors. They’re easy to mount onto the tow vehicle’s frame and most are made to be vehicle-specific by make, model or even year. While these hitches are divided into five classes based on weight capacity range and tube size, the last three classes fit pickups most often used on jobsites.
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Tips for Recession-Proofing Your Business

Tips for Recession-Proofing Your BusinessRecessions are not always all-encompassing; some parts of the country can be booming while another part is struggling. Just know how things are going in the areas where you operate and adjust accordingly, as necessary.
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5 Ways to Reduce Job-Related Stress

5 Ways to Reduce Job-Related StressContracting work can be one of the most stressful jobs around. Schedule delays, long hours, working to maintain a crew or even wondering where your next job will come from are all serious stress factors. While you can’t rid yourself or your business of every stressful situation, you can take steps to…
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Two Modern Trends to Watch: Reclamation and Walkability

Two Modern Trends to Watch: Reclamation and WalkabilityReclamation isn’t a new thing in the construction industry. Using secondhand parts to meet budget and character requirements has been a contractor’s friend since the dawn of salvage yards. But consumers are demanding it out of choice rather than necessity these days.
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