Construction

Should You Rent or Buy Your Fence?

September 27, 2022

Editor’s Note: this post was originally published in 2018. It has been updated with additional detail for 2022. 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 […]

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Branding Your Construction Site: Why It’s Important, and How to Do It

September 7, 2022

Editor’s note: this blog post was originally published in 2019. It was updated in 2022 with more recent statistics and new information. Branding Your Construction Site: Why It’s Important, and How to Do It We’ve seen a surge in branded construction sites, especially in metropolitan areas – and for good reason. Branding your construction site […]

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Finding the Right Stability Solution for Temporary Fence

August 18, 2022

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on July 16, 2018. It has been updated with current information. Your perimeter fence is what keeps your site safe and secure. It is your last line of defense against intruders. It also serves to protect the safety of the general public. Whether you need a temporary fencing […]

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The State of Construction Noise in Toronto

July 29, 2022

Toronto is getting noisier. Noise complaints have been trending upward for the last several years. To combat this trend, the city is planning an extensive review of current noise bylaws with the aim of better protecting Torontonians from excessive noise. From 2020 to 2021, total annual noise complaints in Toronto rose by 31%. In the […]

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Modu-Loc Fencing Now Available on TOOLBX

March 21, 2022

Modu-Loc Fence Rentals and TOOLBX are announcing a new partnership that will allow Toronto builders to order temporary fencing via a mobile app. This is the first time that temporary fencing will be offered on TOOLBX, a procurement platform that connects Canadian contractors with construction suppliers. Through TOOLBX, builders can order and schedule delivery of […]

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13 Spooky Things Found on Construction Sites

October 13, 2021

Editor’s Note: Given the popularity of our original 7 Spooky Things Found on Construction Sites post, we have updated this list to include 6 more eerie discoveries. There is no shortage of examples of strange things being found on construction sites. Especially during excavation, it is arguably inevitable that you will unearth some unexpected items. Sometimes, […]

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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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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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