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Why Your Job Site Should Always be Clean

A tile setter, who occasionally did work for a general contractor, was asked by that contractor's supervisor to inspect the tile work in a home being remodeled. He was to provide an estimate on what could be done to fix the tile work in the…

Who is Licensed to Work

We can all see the signs of a healthier construction economy - more concrete trucks on the road, more houses being remodeled, and more customers at neighborhood Home Depots. But with this surge in construction comes the inevitable…

Should You Use a Private Inspector?

We’ve all been there – waiting longer than expected on a plan review or a routine inspection. It happens all too often, especially when there’s an uptick in construction activity. To overcome some of these delays, many states, and…

Why Dropped Objects Should Have You Worried

So what’s the big deal. One of your workers drops a handful of screws off the side of a 30th-floor hi-rise work site. It’s just a bunch of screws. What possible damage could they cause? Well, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,…