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Accounting guide for construction contractors

How a construction contractor records taxable income and deductible expenses is determined by your choice of accounting method. Most construction companies use the accrual accounting method. Accounting methods are based on the size of the company and the term of the contracts. A construction contractor must first identify costs as two basic categories: labor costs, Read more

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Construction house budget

Defining the budget for the construction of a house entails many important details, mainly responsible for the success in building results. The more information you have about the type of property you want to build, the closer you will be to the actual budget value that you will need to implement your project. Generally, the Read more

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A new trend in sustainable construction

The market for construction materials gradually strengthens its sustainability by incorporating novel materials that have not been taken into account. Wood is one of these examples, which has become one of the materials most used in construction, taking a preponderant role in the wood market to be the perfect replacement of traditional woods and allows Read more

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5 tips for building green homes

The green building not only seek to reduce resources for the building, but also throughout its lifecycle, while also providing a comfortable environment for occupants. The ecological houses aim to balance comfort and architectural design with the environmental impact they produce. A house can be called ecological if it uses technology to reduce its environmental Read more

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5 Tips before building a commercial in your home

If you are thinking or already have decided to build for commercial purposes it is healthy before making the pertinent consultations before putting the first brick. If you still do not build, to consider feasibility you should have these minimum basic tips and keys to avoid a short-term headache. Revaluation of the property: if the Read more

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5 Green building solutions you can use today

The advantage of building greenhouses is that they now come with new technologies that save money on energy, are more durable, require less maintenance and help preserve natural resources. For these reasons are in great demand today, both by contractors and customers. The following green home building solutions have proven to be reliable and effective, Read more

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Concrete block fence construction techniques

You can build very robust and secure fences with concrete blocks. A concrete block fence is more expensive and labor intensive than a simple chain link or cedar one table, but if you are looking for security and durability, it will provide. A concrete block fence can also be an effective sound barrier, for example, Read more

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About the disadvantages of concrete

For centuries, one of the most common materials used in construction has been the concrete. Formed from hardened concrete, concrete has been used for everything from access roads to foundations for homes. However, as technology advances, concrete is no longer the final tool for construction. It has a variety of disadvantages that must be considered Read more

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Phases of commercial construction planning

They say failing to plan is planning to fail; this is true for most things, including construction. When the decision is made to embark on a commercial construction project, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed. To mitigate these feelings, we find it’s helpful to break the planning process up into three broad categories: preliminary, Read more