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5 Summer Health Tips for Skilled Tradespeople

5 Summer Health Tips for Skilled Tradespeople

By: RK With warmer weather comes specific health challenges for skilled trades professionals. Often, workers are so focused on deadlines and completing work correctly, that they forget to take proper health precautions. Simple changes in your day-to-day routines can significantly better your health and also make you more effective on the jobsite. Pack Protein Working […]

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Protecting Structural Steel from Corrosion

Protecting Structural Steel from Corrosion

By: RK Steel When it comes to choosing materials, steel is preferred among designers because it can be used to rapidly build economical, durable and safe structures. However, its downfall is the tendency to react with oxygen and water, causing corrosion. Applying the correct protective coating to structural steel upon installation can give a steel frame a long […]

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Top Three Benefits of Incorporating Technology in Construction

Top Three Benefits of Incorporating Technology in Construction

By: RK Skilled trades professionals often have to provide quick solutions to unexpected problems, and industry leaders now understand that the utilization of new technology can increase efficiency. The days of lugging around heavy laptops to check the latest plans and printing, revising and distributing paper-based documentation are long gone. The aversion for new technologies […]

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5 Safety Tips for Working at Heights

5 Safety Tips for Working at Heights

By: RK  Safety Week is a perfect opportunity to remind skilled tradespeople how important it is to be cautious when working at heights, one misstep can quickly turn into a deadly mistake. Construction workers face many hour-to-hour physical challenges on jobsites, and these tips can help to get you home to your families safe and […]

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SPRING CLEANING: COMMERCIAL DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

SPRING CLEANING: COMMERCIAL DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

By: RK Service Spring cleaning for drainage systems should be an annual practice for businesses. It can identify issues before they become major problems. As the weather becomes warmer, drains, pipes and equipment should be checked to make sure they aren’t damaged and are working properly. SPRING WEATHER REVEALS PIPE DAMAGE Extreme winters can often […]

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How Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Effecting the Construction Industry

How Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Effecting the Construction Industry

By: RK Steel The United States is the world’s largest importer of steel, importing approximately 35 million metric tons last year, which accounted for 33% of all steel used in the entire country. Nearly 60% of this total imported steel originates from five countries, 25% of which comes from Canada and Mexico. Earlier this year, […]

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