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4 Tips for Asphalt Driveway Paving

New driveways are an investment that many homeowners and businesses make because they add a lot of curb appeal. Here are some tips that will give your customers the best looking and longest lasting product. 1. Proper Drainage If too much water gets under or lies on the driveway it will cause it to crack […]

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5 Ways to Advance Your Career as an Oregon Construction Contractor

Being a contractor is one thing; building a construction business in Oregon is something altogether different. The Oregon Construction Contractors Board shows prospective clients whether you’re licensed and gives them an outlet for complaints. But staying on good terms with the Board is only a fraction of making your business grow. There’s more to it […]

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How Minnesota Contractors Get Started

Minnesota has a few different types of contractor licenses. There’s the residential building contractor, residential remodeler, and then there’s the residential roofer. According to the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, any person who performs more than one specialized skill and “who contracts directly with a homeowner” needs a license. People working as subcontractors don’t […]

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5 Tips for Dust Control on the Construction Site

Dust is one of those hazards that come with the construction work territory. When you excavate and loosen soil, winds are bound to pick it up and transport it elsewhere. Usually, “elsewhere” is anywhere that’s not convenient. So dust control measures should be a high priority. Any dust-control plan can help. But a multi-prong plan […]

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5 Essential Tools for the Concrete Contractor

For as long as concrete has been used in construction, workers have developed better ways to work it. The tools available today help your concrete business produce the best results possible. And owning your own tools means you won’t have to pay rental fees, which helps you stay competitive when bidding jobs. Here are 5 […]

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