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How to Save Time and Money on Your Next Construction Project

How to Save Time and Money on Your Next Construction Project

June 21, 2019

In this guest post, Fieldwire CEO Yves Frinault discusses three ways contractors can save time and money on construction projects -- something both Fieldwire and Handle help construction contractors with!

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How Lien Priority Works for Mechanics Liens in California

How Lien Priority Works for Mechanics Liens in California

June 20, 2019

When payment issues arise in a construction project, chances are there are more than one party trying to claim the respective payments that they have rightfully earned. And when the property ends up getting foreclosed, all these parties would want to ensure that they still get paid. The order in which these parties receive their payment is determined based on their lien priority. Some liens have higher priority than others, and it is very important for potential lien claimants to know how their liens are prioritized in the event of a bankruptcy or foreclosure.

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Weekly Roundup: 400,000 vacancies in construction, Texas plumbing board status, & more

Weekly Roundup: 400,000 vacancies in construction, Texas plumbing board status, & more

June 18, 2019

This week on Contractor Insider: Over 400,000 construction jobs still unfilled, Texas plumbing board open until 2021, energy storage market rapidly improving

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Weekly Roundup: Price dip in lumber from Canada, May construction price hike, & more

Weekly Roundup: Price dip in lumber from Canada, May construction price hike, & more

June 18, 2019

This week on Supplier Insider: Average lumber price from Canada soars by 24.2%, construction input prices slightly increase, flooding in Jefferson City affects concrete contractors

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Notice of Commencement Guide: Why, When, and How to File

Notice of Commencement Guide: Why, When, and How to File

June 17, 2019

Deadlines and time frames are strongly enforced in the construction industry, at least when legal paperwork is concerned. Knowing the exact start date of the project can be very important when tracking these deadlines, so you might wonder: when exactly does a construction project start?The Notice of Commencement gives you the answer.

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Weekly Roundup: Slow US construction job growth, airport infrastructure grants, & more

Weekly Roundup: Slow US construction job growth, airport infrastructure grants, & more

June 17, 2019

This week on Construction Insider: Slow job and wage growth for US construction, huge increase for non-residential construction starts index, and $840 million funding for 381 US airports

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How to File a Mechanics Lien in Texas

How to File a Mechanics Lien in Texas

June 16, 2019

Filing a mechanics lien in Texas may initially seem intimidating. The rules change depending on what role you play on a construction project, and there are also specific regulations that you may not encounter when working in other states. Whether you’re a contractor, a subcontractor, or a material supplier, this guide should help you understand everything you need to know about filing a mechanics lien in Texas.

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Weekly Roundup: Construction job growth, prioritization of infrastructure, & more

Weekly Roundup: Construction job growth, prioritization of infrastructure, & more

June 11, 2019

This week on Contractor Insider: Construction employment soars in major areas, city mayors keen to prioritize infrastructure issues, projected moderate growth in remodeling spending

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Weekly Roundup: High US construction cost, roofing accessory demand, & more

Weekly Roundup: High US construction cost, roofing accessory demand, & more

June 11, 2019

This week on Supplier Insider: PPI data shows skyrocketing construction cost, roofing accessory to reach $6.5B value by 2023, Canada appeals WTO ruling on lumber duties

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