Enhance construction safety

4 Tips to Enhance Construction Site Safety

Construction is one of the most dangerous professions.  Each year there are thousands of injuries and deaths on construction sites.  There are many factors that make construction a risky industry to work.  Some of these reasons include the weather, large equipment, hazardous and large materials, and electrified wires.  When accidents occur on a construction site they are often life-threatening. According to The …

Builders Risk Insurance

Key Reasons to Have Builders Risk Insurance

Why You Need to Invest in Builders Risk Insurance Your commercial construction or residential project is considered under construction from the moment the materials are delivered to the job site until you have received your Certificate of Occupancy.  During the course of construction, buildings are vulnerable to many types of risks that are often out of our control.  Hurricanes, tornadoes, …

LED Lighting

5 REASONS TO USE LED LIGHTING Most businesses and homeowners try to find ways to save on costs and to reduce energy.  A simple solution to energy savings is making the switch to LED lighting.  Light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today’s leading energy-efficient lighting technologies.  Some have questioned whether it is worth switching from the traditional incandescent lights, as the …

Closing the Gap in Skilled Trades

Closing the Gap in Skilled Trades MORE SKILLED TRADES, was the topic the U.S Department of Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, addressed during the Building and Construction Trades Apprenticeship Training Conference at Washtenaw Community College.  At the conference, he was quoted saying, “The United States has 6.2 million job openings.  That is the highest number of job openings ever in the …

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Why Construction and Land Development are Important to Your Community

We can all agree that land development is essential for a community’s success.  While development can sometimes be frowned upon, as it changes the face of the landscape, creates more traffic, changes ecosystems and habitats, it is imperative for the prosperity of your community.  It can generate more jobs, bring desired curb appeal, unite community members, and maintain or increase home …

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Protect Your Landscape Investment

Protecting Your Landscaping Investment Your construction project is complete, your business is up and running and your building is beautifully landscaped.  Most likely you were required to invest thousands of dollars in landscaping and maintaining it is probably the last thing on your mind.  You’re focused on your business and utilizing your new and/or improved building, however, the City, Township …

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Enhance Your Business’s Curb Appeal

Does Your Business Need a Facelift? How often have you heard that homes sell quicker or are valued higher when they have curb appeal?  We hear it all the time!  Did you know that the same can be true for your business?  Depending on the type of service you offer, curb appeal can play a vital role in enticing customers to …