Construction

Pre-Galvanized vs. Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel: Which is Better?

May 12, 2021

In the temporary fence industry, galvanized steel is one of the most commonly used materials. You’ve probably seen silver-coloured galvanized fencing around your city, and if you’re in the construction business, chances are you’ve used it on a project. But did you know that there are different kinds of galvanized steel, and how it is […]

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Should You Rent or Buy Your Fence?

May 11, 2021

You have a big construction project coming up. You’re coordinating all the materials, suppliers and labour to make sure the job gets done right. When you need temporary construction fence to secure your site, you may wonder if it is best to rent or buy your fence. There are many different factors to consider, but […]

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Risk Management for Construction Sites

March 23, 2021

Risk management can be a difficult task for construction industry stakeholders, and the associated costs can be daunting. Currently, the global insurance market is experiencing what is known as a “hard market,” which is driving insurance prices up and placing additional pressure on contractors, builders and developers. It might feel as though you are at […]

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How to Install Echo Barrier: Tips and Best Practices

February 10, 2021

An increased awareness of the damaging effects of noise pollution has forced general contractors and builders to consider noise mitigation solutions for their construction sites. If you’re reading this blog post, you are probably considering installing (or may have already purchased) Echo Barrier to help control noise on your site. When it comes to sound […]

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Indoor Construction: 3 Things to Consider

February 3, 2021

One of Modu-Loc’s Core Values is “Safety & Accountability”, which means we understand the importance of taking the initiative to have solutions in place to keep people safe. Indoor construction can pose many public safety challenges. With heavy pedestrian traffic, you’ll need to spend more time planning to mitigate any risk to the public. This […]

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Is Modular Building the Future of Construction?

February 1, 2021

Modular construction has been gaining popularity in recent years. It is faster and more cost-effective than traditional construction methods. It allows builders to construct efficient and aesthetically pleasing buildings up to 50% faster than traditional building. With all the benefits, many experts believe it may be the future of construction. Although there are many advantages, […]

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Construction Site Shutdown Checklist

January 13, 2021

Keep your site safe and secure during project suspension with this construction site shutdown checklist. There is no denying that we have all had to adjust the way we do our work during this crisis. From the way we conduct orientations to the extra measures we’re taking to ensure hygiene on the job, the construction […]

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The History of Construction | The Second Industrial Age

December 16, 2020

While we learned in our last blog post that the first industrial age saw manufactured iron and steam technology, the second industrial age gave us steel and electric inventions. During the Second Industrial Revolution, construction began to catch up to our modern practices with innovations that made work easier and buildings stronger. Steel Production & […]

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The History of Construction | The First Industrial Age

December 10, 2020

In this 4 part series, we have reviewed the construction methods of the Stone Age and advancements made by the Romans. In this edition, we will be taking a look at how the Industrial Revolution changed the way we produce building materials. As well, we will explore how the emergence of building sciences led to […]

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History of Construction | Roman Construction Advancements

December 2, 2020

We’re doing a deep dive into the history of construction to see where we can learn from our mistakes and create new ideas from old concepts. If you missed it, check out our first blog post from our History of Construction series. It covers the earliest examples of construction and how things were done in […]

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