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Dogs of STACK

It’s National Rescue Dog Day. At STACK, our four-legged best friends are not only a part of our employees’ families but STACK’s as well! These …

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When Data Builds Your Job: Artificial Intelligence in Construction

Did you know that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already (likely) a part of your daily life? Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s search algorithms, Facebook Messenger, …

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Estimators: Make Yourself Indispensable with STACK

The construction industry’s labor shortage makes it a candidate’s job market much of the time. But that doesn’t mean you should do the bare minimum …

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When Software Is Your Hard Hat: Keeping Your Jobsite Safe

Construction is one of the highest-risk industries in the world. From financial and legal threats to jobsite hazards, contractors are faced with many challenges. Construction …

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Getting Started in Commercial Construction

Presented by STACK Construction Technologies + Fora Financial Commercial construction encompasses most private sector work, except construction performed on individual homes. Commercial contractors work on …

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Construction Glossary

Have you heard the word jargon? It means words or expressions that are used by a particular profession and are difficult for others to understand. …

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When a Contractor Refuses to Pay a Subcontractor: What to Do

Contractors rely on subcontractors for a significant portion of their work. Subcontractors specialize in specific aspects of a project, bringing additional skills in specialized fields …

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Construction Planning Stages and the Phases of a Construction Project Life Cycle

A construction project will undergo several stages before groundbreaking. Understanding exactly what happens at each stage will ensure the project does not miss vital steps. …

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Estimate Your Way in STACK

Estimating is the backbone of a construction project, and it’s essential to get it right to win bids. After calculating material quantities with your takeoff, …

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