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How to Work With an Architect

How to Work With an Architect

Before Reaching Out Depending on who you speak to, you’ll hear the terms floor plans, blueprints, architectural drawings, etc thrown around quite a bit. For a homeowner with zero construction background, I had to educate myself in some common terminology … Read More

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Bidding Jobs with the Pillar Bid Sheet

Bidding Jobs with the Pillar Bid Sheet The Pillar Bid Sheet provides a clear and structured way to bid residential construction projects. Designed by contractors for contractors, this bid sheet is custom-tailored to help you track RFQs, thoroughly estimate each … Read More

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Choosing tile for your home

6 Things To Consider When Choosing Tile For Your Home

Choosing Tile For Your Home Choosing tile is one of the most enjoyable parts of building, and one of the most beautiful. There are so many colors, materials and types of tile that it can be difficult to choose. But … Read More

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Installing Hardwood Flooring

5 Things To Know Before Installing Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood is among the most beautiful and durable flooring options available for improving your home or elevating a home remodel. With a wide range of prices and options, choosing the right product for your home can be daunting. Homeowners who … Read More

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Benefits of Construction Management Software

Signs You Would Benefit From Simple Construction Management Software

How to get the Benefits of Construction Management Software? Most businesses want to save as much time and money as possible; this is especially true in construction. Delays not only cut into the business’s expenses but also the livelihood of … Read More

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Managing Selections for construction

The Nightmare Of Managing Selections – Solved

Managing Selections = The Client’s Job Any general contractor knows the difficulty of handling client-based decisions– specifically concerning managing selections when they have hundreds of options.  First, the larger the project, the more selections to make. Door handles, trims, finishes, … Read More

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Track your Construction Project

How To Effectively Track Your Construction Project

How to Track Your Construction Project Projects can be chaotic. Any experienced contractor has managed a project that felt more like trying to manage an uncaged zoo than a construction site; anything from resource constraints, scheduling issues and missed deadlines … Read More

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Efficient Client Communication as an evaluator

How Much Money Can You Save With Efficient Client Communication?

What Is / How To Have An Efficient Client Communication? Time is money. Anybody knows this: especially those in construction. Any day of delay is an additional day of wages, rescheduling countless moving parts and gambling with more uncertainty of … Read More

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Traits of Effective Project Managers

Traits of Effective Project Managers

A construction project manager oversees the planning, design and construction of a project from beginning to end. In larger projects, someone is delegated this position specifically; however, in smaller projects, it is common for the general contractor to assume the … Read More

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