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The Power of Technology in the Carpentry Industry

October 26, 2021 /

These days, technology is constantly evolving. And, as it changes and advances, so do jobs. Almost every job uses technology in some way or another these days. And, just like every other industry, carpentry continues to advance with the help of technological improvements. Technology has brought so many benefits to the table. One being, that…

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The History of Commercial Carpentry

October 12, 2021 /

For centuries, carpentry has allowed people to create useful items out of wood. In fact, evidence of carpentry has been traced all the way back to the stone period, when people made stone tools to help them shape wood. Throughout history, the craft has evolved into what we currently know as commercial carpentry. Let’s take…

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Inspiring Structures Made From Wood

September 28, 2021 /

If you’re looking for carpentry inspiration or new, innovative ideas, look no further. Check out some of these incredible wooden buildings. Scattered all over the world are incredible wooden structures. These are just a few examples of what excellent carpentry and woodworking can accomplish for a job. So, it’s possible that you’ll be working on…

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Preparing Construction Sites for Hurricanes

September 14, 2021 /

Florida is beautiful, after all, there’s a reason it’s called the sunshine state. However, there are a few months out of the year where you’ll have to be on the lookout for hurricanes. Unfortunately, hurricanes come with a lot of wind, rain, and tornadoes. So, it’s only natural that construction sites will face many damages.…

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How to Prevent Equipment Theft From Construction Sites

May 26, 2021 /

It’s no secret that construction equipment is expensive and not easily replaced. High price vehicles, equipment, and parts are susceptible to theft on a job site. Theft is more likely to happen when construction sites are not monitored with cameras or proper security. In fact, it happens all the time.  Recently, in North Carolina, two…

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The Bridge Between Construction Safety and Mental Health

May 11, 2021 /

Did you know Construction Safety Week and Mental Health Month are both in May? Construction safety and mental health are both very important, and they’re also closely related when it comes to construction workers’ wellbeing. Safety on a job site goes beyond following standard protocols and wearing the proper PPE. Safety should also include mental…

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It’s Construction Safety Week!

April 29, 2021 /

Did you know Construction Safety Week is coming up? From May 3rd-7th, members, sponsors, and partners join together to spread awareness on proper construction safety protocols and procedures. It’s no secret that construction sites can be dangerous. Construction jobs are both physically and mentally straining. Needless to say, safety measures go far beyond PPE and…

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Adaptive Reuse: Giving Old Buildings a Second Life

April 16, 2021 /

After navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of individuals found that they can still operate their businesses successfully while working remotely. Although this is a triumph for the business community, what does it mean for the vacant buildings left behind? Well, there is now a need for adaptive reuse. This is the concept of…

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Florida Among of the Top 10 Places to Retire

March 30, 2021 /

Choosing a place to retire can be an overwhelming decision. A lot of people may be comfortable with just staying in the same place they’ve always been. However, others may opt to move somewhere new and exciting. Almost like a fresh start. Although exciting, it’s a huge decision that will take a lot of research,…

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Florida Surges With New Residents

March 26, 2021 /

Florida surges as they’ve had an enormous amount of growth in the past year. There’s no question that the sunshine state has become a popular location for families to relocate to. Attractive features such as low housing prices, tax savings, and gorgeous sunshine make Florida the perfect state to move to.  New residents are filtering…

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