Post written by : Proforma Construction Inc

Post written by : Proforma Construction Inc

Insurance Needs of General Contractors vs. Subcontractors

Insurance Needs of General Contractors vs. Subcontractors

November 12, 2020

Construction teams can be all-in-one organizations or firms that hire external help. Each business model requires specific types of coverage to protect workers, clients, and third parties. Understanding the difference between the insurance needs of general contractors vs. subcontractors is vital for sustainability. Here are essential terms and subtle differences … Continue reading

Filled under : Insurance
Why You Must Rethink Supply Chains Post COVID-19

Why You Must Rethink Supply Chains Post COVID-19

November 5, 2020

COVID-19 has been more than a health disaster, as it has crushed many businesses due to government-mandated shutdowns. For construction firms to regain momentum, rethinking supply chains for the post-pandemic world is critical. Here are important steps that builders must take to rethink and implement a smooth recovery in supply … Continue reading

Filled under : Supply Chain
4 Ways to Optimize Construction Team Management

4 Ways to Optimize Construction Team Management

October 22, 2020

One of the most valuable “secrets” to successfully managing a construction team is to promote a worker-friendly atmosphere. For the work to be done accurately and on time, the crew must operate as a well-trained team. Here are 4 ways to optimize construction team management. 1. Maintain a Comfortable Work … Continue reading

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Standing Desk Exercises for Improved Employee Efficiency

Standing Desk Exercises for Improved Employee Efficiency

October 15, 2020

Taking care of your employees is an essential part of motivating staff to perform at optimum levels. If workers sit at the same desk all day, they need to stand and stretch periodically to achieve adequate blood flow. Deep breathing also helps relieve the tension built up from inactivity. Here … Continue reading

Filled under : General
Construction Projects Post-COVID-19 Shutdowns-Business Ideas to Resume Work

Construction Projects Post-COVID-19 Shutdowns-Business Ideas to Resume Work

October 8, 2020

Builders faced countless uncertainties when the coronavirus pandemic led to massive public shutdowns in March 2020. Returning to construction after the shutdown is a decision that requires careful consideration of risk management factors. Here are some ideas on how construction businesses can resume work post-COVID-19 shutdowns.  1. Contact, Communicate and … Continue reading

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Tips to Reduce Admin Work and Long Meetings in Construction

Tips to Reduce Admin Work and Long Meetings in Construction

September 24, 2020

Construction is a complex science that requires careful and precise planning, which traditionally has led to a series of administrative meetings with team members. The combination of holding regular meetings, creating progress reports, and drafting other documentation adds up to a large amount of time and energy. Here are ways … Continue reading

Filled under : Design Build
Insuring Residential Contractors: Important Factors to Consider

Insuring Residential Contractors: Important Factors to Consider

September 10, 2020

When you hire a residential contractor, there’s a chance that the firm subcontracts with other entities. Insurance companies have traditionally provided competitive plans for small subcontractors who work on residential projects. Changes in the insurance industry, however, make such insurance more complex. Here’s a look at the factors involved with … Continue reading

Filled under : Residential Contractor
How to Manage Financial Risks in Construction Projects

How to Manage Financial Risks in Construction Projects

September 3, 2020

Adding new construction to a business can yield big rewards, as long as the owner understands managing financial risks. A construction project can lead to further projects and a deeper business relationship if it goes well. However, the possibility of extra costs or faster deadlines can put a strain on … Continue reading

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Separating Sleep Myths from Facts

Separating Sleep Myths from Facts

August 27, 2020

Consistent sleep is important for keeping you healthy and active. Sometimes, you may have difficulty sleeping, and in such situations, you might be thinking of trying certain sleep myths to fall asleep. However, sleep myths won’t help, as they are not real. Here are some common sleep myths debunked. Turning … Continue reading

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How to Minimize Business Interruptions and Maintain Continuity in Construction Companies

How to Minimize Business Interruptions and Maintain Continuity in Construction Companies

August 20, 2020

The construction industry is one of the most dynamic and high-risk sectors. Generally, risks and interruptions may happen at any time during any project. However, if you have a plan to minimize business interruption, you can continue delivering results and bringing in more profits despite the issues. Here are a … Continue reading

Filled under : Commercial
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