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 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 field […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team May 23, 2021

3 Reasons to Invest in Safety Apps for Construction

Safety programs managed on paper are difficult to track. That’s why construction companies are going digital with their safety programs to gain more visibility into safety and track compliance. With digital training or toolbox talks, employees have an easier time accessing information through mobile devices. A digital record is created for documentation purposes within a […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team May 21, 2021

What to Know About Building Inspections

  Inspecting buildings is not an easy task, as you already know as a contractor or manager of a construction company. Perhaps you’re facing one of your first building inspections, though, and need more information about how they work. Keep reading to learn about what happens during a building inspection. You’ll learn about the inspection […]

By: The GoCanvas Team May 19, 2021

Free Construction Estimate Templates and Examples

Construction estimate templates are used as a way to approximate the cost of a project. Estimate templates are used in different ways and what’s included in the estimate will depend on the type of project. For example, general contractors and subcontractors have specific estimate templates they use for residential or commercial projects and construction firms […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team May 17, 2021

Ultimate Guide to Safety Management Software for Construction

Construction firms rely on paper forms to complete many essential tasks on job sites. But anyone that’s had to fill out paperwork knows how inefficient, error-prone, and time-consuming the process can be for everyone involved. That’s why organizations are moving to software and mobile forms for construction to alleviate these concerns. Going from paper to […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team May 16, 2021

Free Template for Roofing Certificate of Completion

  What is a contractor certificate of completion? A certificate of completion is used in roof installations once a job has been completed. The certificate is an agreement between the contractor and the client that the work has been successfully completed. It creates a record that the client is completely satisfied with the roofing work […]

construction worker filling out near miss reports on phone
By: The GoCanvas Team May 15, 2021

What Is Near Miss Reporting?

It’s impossible to stress how important workplace safety is for a successful business. Proper safety protocols and procedures not only protect your valuable team and assets but prevent costly disruptions to efficiency and production. Even the safest workplaces have incidents and accidents, though. Routine reporting of any accidents to analyze risk and safety procedures is […]

By: The GoCanvas Team May 9, 2021

Free Construction Change Order Forms and Templates

What is a change order form? Change order forms are used in the construction industry when changes to the contract are required. Change orders happen when a client or contractor decides that changes are needed to the initial agreement. This could be to add time and material costs or other similar changes to the overall […]