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5 best books to read if you want to be a successful contractor

Books for contractors

5 best books to read if you want to be a successful contractor If you want to scale your business any construction company has to change and learn. I have spoked with many contractors and whenever someone ask for some tips of any good reads then these are 5 books any contractors should read.  Time […]

10 Common mistakes to avoid during the construction process

common mistakes to avoid

10 Common mistakes to avoid during the construction process Everyone makes mistakes, and the construction industry is no exception. Let’s find out the common mistakes in the construction process.  Lack of communication among team members In any construction project, there are many companies, subcontractors, and teams involved. The flow of information is enormous, and with […]

Successful Construction Project Management

Successful Construction Project Management Construction project management involves managing every part of a construction project, from planning to execution. There are many skills required for effective project management, but one of the most important is communication. In this blog post, we’ll look at how successful construction project managers communicate. Create a Flow of Communication A […]

What is the Scope of Work for a Construction Project

What is scope of work

What is the Scope of Work for a Construction Project Any construction project has a scope of work, and every project manager should know what it is.  In short, the scope of work is a list and description of what work contractors should perform under their contract on the project. The more detailed the scope […]

7 reasons why construction job costing goes wrong

7 reasons why construction job costing goes wrong

7 reasons why construction job costing goes wrong While you are doing the same job every day, job costing is easy. But in construction, every next job is different. Also, every project manager and estimator do job costing differently.  Job costing is so important for any construction company, but often it goes sideways. When it […]

Stop blaming workers for construction project delays

don't blame construction workers

Stop blaming workers for construction project delays It is a never ending blame game when it comes to construction project delays. Investors blame the general contractor for delays; the general contractor blames subcontractors, and subcontractors blame workers. It seems that workers made all this mess? No! If we dig deeper, we will find out that […]

How your subcontractor can mess up your construction project

Common problems caused by subcontractors

How your subcontractor can mess up your construction project Choosing the right subcontractors is vital for any construction project. There is no doubt about it, and everyone knows it.  Let’s find out how wrongly chosen subcontractors can mess up your construction project. Using fine prints They won with the lowest price, but they left it […]

Tips on how a construction company can attract more great talents

Tips on how to attract great talents

Tips on how a construction company can attract more great talents Research says that the construction industry is aging, and fewer new talents are wanting to work within the industry.  This means that construction companies have to change their tactics in how they attract and keep new talent. Because competition is just getting tougher.  The […]

Why PlanUpPro is a better alternative to Procore for small contractors

PlanUpPro alternative to Procore

Why PlanUpPro is a better alternative to Procore for small contractors As you already might know, Procore is a great tool, but only if you are a general contractor or operate a large construction business. It is packed with many features, but it lacks focus on the needs of the site.  So if you perform […]

6 Tips to keep your Construction Project Schedule on Track

6 Tips to keep your Construction Project Schedule on Track

6 Tips to keep your Construction Project Schedule on Track Research says that almost every construction project runs over schedule. The main reason why construction projects fail is the lack of new technologies and software. Ever since Microsoft Excel came out, it has remained the number one tool for any contractor. Plans are kept in […]