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Is It Time To Renovate Or Remodel Your Commercial Building?

It can be hard to decide when to tackle a construction project, especially if it involves downtime at your place of business. If you’ve been thinking about renovating or remodeling your commercial building, we’ve got a few tips to help you decide. When properly timed, a renovation or remodel can be well worth the headache of going through construction. Here are some questions to ask yourself that can give you some clarity. 

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Dunlap Keeps Your Construction Schedule On Track

In construction, there’s a fair amount of unpredictability. And unfortunately, that unpredictability often costs money. As industry veterans, we’ve learned to cope with these issues by planning well and controlling the parts of the process we can. One of the biggest budget busters we try to avoid is letting the construction schedule get off track. Proper scheduling allows us to get your project done on time while also utilizing some flexibility to handle any issues that come up. Let’s learn more about the importance of this process.

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How We Manage Safety On The Construction Site

Safety on a construction site is perhaps the most important part of a successful project. Of course, everyone wants a project that finishes on time and on budget, but the safety of our team and the client comes first. We take calculated measures to ensure the safest conditions possible, and our record speaks for itself. Here are some of the top ways we prioritize safety. 

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Signs You’re Working With High Quality Building Contractors

When looking for a partner to help you with your next build, it can be hard to narrow down the options to only high-quality building contractors. With so many companies out there, how do you know which ones are reputable? Which ones will do the job right? We can help you understand what to look for. If your potential contractor shows these signs, you’re probably in good hands.

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The Critical Role Of Pre Construction Planning

When you think about construction, what probably comes to mind is an active work site – complete with heavy equipment and huge piles of dirt. The truth is that a lot of the construction process happens behind the scenes before the digging even starts. Construction planning is a critical part of any project, and the end result depends heavily on doing this well. At Dunlap, we call this stage “pre construction,” and it consists of six steps, each one as important as the next.