Nine Things To Ensure A Successful Construction Project

Experts say that if you do these nine things, you are very likely to have a successful construction project.  Not only to avoid headaches with decisions along the way, but also you will be able to stay in budget and be happy with the time of completion, the functionality, and the quality of the end […]

Risk Management In Construction

What do you think is the single biggest issue toward success or failure for construction contractors?  You guessed it. Risk management. In any business, you can’t totally eliminate risk, but you can minimize risk and manage it well.  In construction projects, risk management will make you or break you.  Construction contractors face risks of a volatile […]

Stages of Quality Construction In Saint George

Construction in Saint George should be done the right way, and here are the stages of quality construction to look for. You might remember, as a kid, building a fort, clubhouse, go-cart, or even a skateboard.  Through trial and error, you learned that some parts of the project should be done before other parts.  My […]

The Future Of School Construction Innovations Is Here

When we talk about school and education reform, we aren’t normally referring to innovations in school design and construction; we usually mean changes in teachers’ salaries, curricula, technology, or teaching techniques.  But, unfortunately, these well-intended ideas often are hindered by being forced into the same-old school buildings with square, concrete classrooms, hallways, and lunchrooms. It takes […]

The Incredible World Of Construction Technology

For most of us, the traditional construction technology of concrete, wood, and plastics will have to do for our new projects; but for the richer folks, there are some innovations that not only make the conventional materials better, but also create new construction materials that make concrete and wood look like child’s play. Construction technology […]

The Pros And Cons of Building New Rental Property

Construction of a new rental property is an exciting prospect for the many parties involved: owners, contractors, subcontractors, utility companies, waste managing companies, bankers, and of course, the prospective tenants, too.  But, after it’s built, the reality of owning a new rental property hits the owners square in the face, not only with some of their favorite sweet […]

World’s 5 Best Examples Of Strong Construction

Remember your 8th-grade bridge-building project?  Toothpicks or popsicle sticks and glue were all you could use to build your model of a bridge to hold as much weight as possible.  On the day of weighing, you and your proud classmates watched, eyes agog, as the teacher placed increasing amounts of weight on the bridges, one by one, […]

Weather Effects On Saint George Construction Projects

Inclement weather can wreak havoc on a construction project, even in Saint George, Utah, where weather is less dynamic than in the mid-west and regions of higher elevations.  Commonly known for its mild, uneventful winters and hot, dry summers, Saint George occasionally gets surprised with thunderstorms, wind, and even a little snow or hailstones.  This […]

What You Should Know About Saint George City Planners

The executives who work in the St. George Public Works Department are known as city planners.  They have different fields of expertise and varying levels of education, but as committees, they make very important decisions on how to use the city’s land and resources.  Without them, chaos would reign in St. George, as well as in […]

What’s Up With Watts Construction Company

It’s hard to find a company you can feel confident about. So many companies put on a good face by fancy websites and attractive storefronts, but they may have unseemly skeletons in their closet. You try to check reviews online, but you never know which of them were manufactured by friends and family of the company or […]