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August 7, 2023

Best Gifts for Contractors Under $50

Discover the ultimate gift guide for contractors under $50! From safety gear to essential tools, find thoughtful presents that every hardworking contractor will appreciate. Shop through our affiliate links for the best deals and support valuable content.
July 13, 2023

Mastering HVAC Maintenance and Repair: The Ultimate Contractor's Handbook

As a reputable HVAC contractor, you are aware of the crucial role maintenance and repair play in ensuring optimal system operation
July 13, 2023

5 Essential HVAC Maintenance Tasks for Contractors

HVAC maintenance is critical for contractors to ensure the smooth operation and lifespan of HVAC systems
July 13, 2023

Must-Have Tools for HVAC Maintenance

For an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system to function at its best and last a long time, maintenance is essential
July 13, 2023

Cleaning and Maintaining HVAC Filters: A Step-by-Step Guide

With the help of this step-by-step manual, discover how to successfully clean and maintain your HVAC filters. Learn the value of routine filter cleaning, how to maintain your HVAC system correctly, and how to guarantee your home's indoor air quality and performance.
July 13, 2023

Smart Thermostats: The Key to Energy Savings and Comfort

When it comes to residential HVAC systems, comfort and energy efficiency are crucial factors to take into account
July 13, 2023

Troubleshooting Guide for Common HVAC Problems

Both homeowners and HVAC industry professionals should prioritize troubleshooting typical HVAC issues
February 7, 2023

7 tips to improve your construction cost estimating

Estimating construction project costs is a challenging endeavor, but it can be done with some knowledge and experience. Accurate cost estimates are essential for any construction project and can make the difference between a successful project and one that goes over budget.
1build pet crew
July 10, 2022

Meet the 1build Pet Crew

While the 1build staff is staying busy with cost data analysis and engineering the best construction estimating software, our pets prefer to be on the job site. What would their construction crew look like? We thought you’d never ask.
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October 13, 2022

Unexpected Building Materials from Around the World

As the world evolves, so does creativity in building materials. Anything can be a construction material with enough imagination. Read about our top picks to watch out for.
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July 18, 2022

Cool New Construction Projects to Watch in 2022

Even when the construction industry has its starts and stops, there will always be new and interesting projects on the horizon. Here are five cool new construction projects to watch in 2022.
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November 2, 2022

Construction Business Owners: Here’s How to Recession-Proof Your Company

Financial experts believe that the US economic slowdown is upon us. While they’re optimistic that the government will be able to dodge a possible recession, businesses are now preparing for the worst-case scenario.
frustrated and tired construction worker
September 7, 2022

4 Tips to Save Time on a Construction Estimate

Estimating sucks...time. Here are four helpful tips to gain back time for family, a hobby, and managing other aspects of your business.
August 3, 2022

Top 25 Construction Terms You Need to Know in 2022

In a time when words like "e-bike" are now in the dictionary, we need a refresher on the words and phrases you need to use on the job. Here are the top 25 construction terms you need to know in 2022.
painting a building
October 9, 2022

I’m doing my first major commercial painting project. What do I need to know to build my best bid?

What info do you need to build an accurate estimate for a large-scale commercial painting job? Here's a checklist of questions to get you started. You're welcome.
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June 30, 2022

Looking Up: Positive Construction Stories

Good news from across the construction industry this month.
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July 20, 2022

How do I create a bid for a residential home project based on just a few renderings or photos?

Your customers may have an idea of what they would like in a new home build or renovation project, but they need a ballpark estimate to move forward with a design and plan.
July 28, 2022

Quiz: What Kind of Estimator Are You?

Ready to find out what kind of construction estimator you are? Take this 10-question quiz to find out!
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June 6, 2022

Summer Builds: Outdoor Kitchens

Looking for some guidance on how to update that outdoor space into a fully functional kitchen? Here are some ways you (or your clients) can turn a simple porch or patio into a luxurious outdoor kitchen.

What’s a Rich Text element?

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

Static and dynamic content editing

A rich text element can be used with static or dynamic content. For static content, just drop it into any page and begin editing. For dynamic content, add a rich text field to any collection and then connect a rich text element to that field in the settings panel. Voila!

How to customize formatting for each rich text

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.