Quality Control vs Quality Assurance: What Construction Companies Should Know

By: The GoCanvas Team

Any reputable company in the construction industry operates on a safety-first basis at all times. The health and safety of its employees are paramount to the company because the company is well-aware of the fact that the employees are the ones who enable the company to do what it does. They are the backbone that […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team June 25, 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 […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team June 23, 2021

A Complete Guide to Construction Daily Reports [+Templates]

  What’s a construction daily report?  A construction daily report or daily log is a document that includes all of the details and events of a single day working on a construction project. Site managers or contractors fill out and file these reports to keep an up-to-date record of the relevant project information. The reports […]

By: The GoCanvas Team June 21, 2021

5 Benefits of Time Card Apps for Construction [+ Free Templates]

Construction companies need an accurate record of their employees’ working hours. Punch cards were historically used to track time, but they are now being replaced by time card apps that digitize the process for logging clock-ins and clock-outs. Apps are designed to manage employees’ work times through mobile data collection and the information is stored […]

contractors on job site with tablet
By: The GoCanvas Team June 15, 2021

9 Examples of Construction Forms for Contractors [+ Templates]

The construction industry uses forms to collect and share information at every stage of a project. Traditionally on paper, these forms are now being converted into digital forms that enable workers to share information via mobile devices and tablets on the job. There are many benefits of moving to a digital form rather than paper: […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team June 13, 2021

Free Material Schedule Template for Construction

  What is a material schedule in construction? The material schedule in construction is a document that lists all of the building materials that are required to complete the project. Material schedules are often organized based on the category for the building, with different schedules for each component. The material schedule often will include additional […]

shaking hands after signing construction contract
By: The GoCanvas Team June 10, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Construction Contracts [Examples + Templates]

No contractor and no client should begin a substantial construction project without a contract. What does “substantial” mean, here?  First, that the complexity and duration of the project leave room for disagreements about the scope of the work. Second, that the amount of money involved for both the contractor and the client warrant legal protection. […]

man performing electrical inspection using checklist
By: The GoCanvas Team June 5, 2021

Simple Guide to Electrical Inspection Checklists

A checklist is essential for keeping everything organized. It’s a useful tool for task management, project management, and workflow optimization. Investing in checklist apps can be a game-changer for enhancing your productivity. Thanks to advancements in technology, you can today leverage mobile devices (Apple/iOS or Android devices) with customizable checklists for specific purposes, such as […]

engineer on construction site using tablet for mobile apps
By: The GoCanvas Team May 25, 2021

Job Card Apps – Examples & Templates

  What is a job card? Job cards are used to record all of the pertinent information that workers need to know about a job or task to be performed as part of a work order. Many industries leverage job cards, including construction and contractors, manufacturing, engineering, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and other similar types of […]