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The Complete Guide to FHA Home Inspection Checklists

Passing an FHA home inspection is necessary when purchasing a home with an FHA loan. FHA loans pose a number of advantages for some borrowers. They can make loans possible with a lower credit score, which may be the only way that some borrowers can get the loans they need to move into their own […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 17, 2021
Tags: Construction
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5 Best Construction Inspection Templates

Many jobs in construction require daily, weekly, and monthly inspections for safety compliance and project management tasks. This article covers some of the most common construction inspection types and templates that can be used to simplify the process.   Why use a construction inspection template? Inspection templates are helpful to use so that you don’t […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 16, 2021
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10 Construction Safety Topics to Cover [+ Examples]

  Keeping construction workers safe is a top priority for managers and business owners. This guide covers some of the most common safety meeting topics to cover and provides links to examples to get you started. What are some good safety topics? While there are many safety topics you can cover, the best topics are […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 10, 2021
Tags: Construction
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How Inspection Software Saves Your Business Time and Money

    Looking to implement inspection software to increase your workforce productivity? There’s never been a better time to embrace technology for the construction job site and office. As we have seen to date in 2021, there is no shortage of obstacles and challenges facing construction firms. Some of the top challenges include: Labor. 81% […]

By Brian Sugarman on August 15, 2021
Tags: Construction
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How Apps for Contractors Strengthen the Customer Experience

  The construction industry and contractors benefit when they deliver excellent customer service and make it easy for customers to do business. That’s why more companies are investing in technology, relying on mobile apps that can streamline customer interactions and improve productivity for workers. Research from Gartner explains that “customer loyalty depends on how easy […]

By Brian Sugarman on July 30, 2021
Tags: Construction
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The Ultimate Guide to Construction Inspections

When you’re in the process of building a commercial property or a home, you’ll discover that it’s a requisite to conduct regular construction inspections to ascertain that the construction process meets all the quality and safety procedures and standards. However straightforward it may sound, this process can be tasking, given the multiple tasks involved in […]

By Brian Sugarman on July 29, 2021
Tags: Construction
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3 Key Integrations for Construction Time Card Apps

  Time cards are widely used in the construction industry to keep an accurate record of hours worked, for project management and payroll purposes.  The basic function of a time card is to collect employee data. While many businesses have traditionally relied on paper forms or spreadsheets as a way to track hours worked, more […]

By Brian Sugarman on July 27, 2021
Tags: Construction
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5 Free Templates for Builder Checklists

  What is a construction checklist? A construction checklist is a simple project management tool used to help contractors keep track of a list of items that need to be completed or inspected as part of a job or work order. Building construction includes many different types of jobs to be completed throughout the project […]

By Brian Sugarman on June 30, 2021
Tags: Construction
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Accident Report Forms for Construction Incidents

When an incident occurs on a job site, it is important that documentation is collected promptly and accurately. These steps ensure that a proper investigation can occur and future incidents can be avoided. Learn how GoCanvas can help increase the speed and quality of your site safety reporting in a few easy steps. 

By Justin Higgins on June 28, 2021

Free Construction Work Order Templates

  What is a work order in construction? A construction work order is a document that details the exact work to be performed on a project. Typically the work order will have a description of the work and line items for time and material costs to perform the job or service. The purpose of the […]

By Brian Sugarman on June 25, 2021
Tags: Construction