Many contractors are using what are referred to as "1099 workers," to avoid employee- and payroll-related administrative responsibilities and financial costs.
Having complete control over construction site tools and equipment provides the efficiency and cost savings needed to compete in today’s market.
The construction sector has seen more fatal occupational injuries, but a lower fatal injury rate in 2014, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Senco’s new FinishPro 18BMg distinguishes itself by having the capability to shoot 18-gauge nails from 5/8 inch to 2 1/2 inches in length.
A recent analysis by NAHB found that the median size of new single-family homes reached 2,450 square feet in 2014, the second-largest tally since 2009.
SBCA has recently published an updated and expanded research report on the fire resistance ratings of various truss assemblies. The revised document covers more assembly designs and options than the previous version.
Accurately pricing your work depends on your knowing some key terms, including overhead, production costs, gross profit, target margin, and labor burden.
Among construction workers who became unemployed for more than three months between 2006 and 2009, about one-third switched to another industry and about one-quarter of displaced construction workers never went back to work.
Here are some of the top reasons why a long term builder-vendor relationship can be mutually beneficial relationship.
There's something about the perfect echo of an unfinished jobsite that's inspiring. Or if you're Indiana contractors Aaron Gray and Josh Arnett, it's heavenly.
The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry recently empowered its inspectors to determine the employment status of all workers on a jobsite.
Cal/OSHA's criminal investigation into the December 2012 falling death of a 51-year-old carpenter in San Francisco resulted in manslaughter charges against the worker's employer and foreman.
Americans are migrating to the West and South according to the 2014 Annual United Van Lines National Movers Study released last week.