The Best Rebar Bending Machines and Rebar Cutters

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If your company or crew does a lot of concrete work – particularly that which involves a lot of rebar work – you know how nerve-racking it can be when you have concrete deliveries coming in and you’re not ready for them. Rebar is not easy to work with, and you can’t rush the process. … Read more The Best Rebar Bending Machines and Rebar Cutters

Best Powered Wheelbarrows and Electric Wheelbarrows

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Whether you’re moving bags of concrete, or even a generator, nothing beats having a powered wheelbarrow at the ready. Powered wheelbarrows give you the ability to move loads you’d otherwise need a truck or several men to move. However, unlike a truck, you can move powered wheelbarrows on almost any terrain and even through small … Read more Best Powered Wheelbarrows and Electric Wheelbarrows

The Best Portable Cement Mixer

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Some people have minds like cement – thoroughly mixed-up and permanently set. But if you have an upcoming project that includes a fair amount of cement work and need a cement mixer, you need to know your options, and be open-minded enough to give them all due consideration. Old-school thinking would have you believe that … Read more The Best Portable Cement Mixer

Best Yeti Lunch Box and Carhartt Lunch Boxes for Work

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YETI and Carhartt are the most popular brands when it comes to lunch boxes and lunch coolers. A good rule of thumb when looking for a Yeti or a Carhartt lunch box is that Yeti is really expensive but will last you much longer and Carhartt is cheaper but not as durable. In fact, although … Read more Best Yeti Lunch Box and Carhartt Lunch Boxes for Work

The Best Grease Guns

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There is nothing worse than friction and wear when it comes to keeping your construction equipment in tip-top shape. Water, dust, dirt and moving around heavy loads all contribute to the extra friction placed upon heavy machinery like cranes, excavators, etc. The only defense in this battle against friction is lubrication. The weapon of choice—the … Read more The Best Grease Guns

Construction Industry Outlook and Trends for 2020

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The construction industry in the U.S. has been in recovery mode since 2010, when the nation began to climb out of the so-called Great Recession. With a few exceptions, construction starts rose steadily each year, peaking in 2018. Construction starts dipped a tiny bit in 2019, and will likely dip a little more in 2020, … Read more Construction Industry Outlook and Trends for 2020