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Using a Simple Timecard to Collect Labor History

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  • Framing Company Faces $228K in Fines

    A Florida framer faces $228,690 in proposed penalties for failing to provide fall protection, according to federal regulators.

     
  • JLC July Letters

    Roofing with asphalt shingles, bias against vocational education, working with caulk guns.

     
  • Risk goes up the more a job differs from a typical project. To calculate disaster potential, multiply the first three columns, then divide by the last two in succession.

    Four Common Delusions Among Contractors (Subscriber content)

    Contractors are often their own worst enemies. Here are four ways they make it harder for their businesses to succeed.

     
 

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  • Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck (Subscriber content)

    The truth is that commonly espoused energy-saving tips are worthless. We look at four common offenders.

     
  • Risk goes up the more a job differs from a typical project. To calculate disaster potential, multiply the first three columns, then divide by the last two in succession.

    Four Common Delusions Among Contractors (Subscriber content)

    Contractors are often their own worst enemies. Here are four ways they make it harder for their businesses to succeed.

     
  • Take the Discount

    Most lumberyards offer a discount for early payment. Don't let that 2% discount go to waste.

     
 

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