Most Read Construction Articles in 2019

Over the course of 2019 the audience was interested in tips and how-to articles to help them improve work and operations while on the jobsite.

Cfa 1 55662c492ae97 and its sister print publications offer a lot of content for the construction industry. Looking back over 2019, our audience was most interested in informative, educational articles that could answer a specific question or solve a certain problem.

Here is a list of the top 10 most read articles on in 2019.

Standing Water in Prepared Footings: A Problem or a Precaution?

The Concrete Foundations Association addresses the concern for structural integrity of concrete footings due to water in the excavation.

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5 Techniques for Sustainable Building Construction

For contractors, a strategy for saving time and materials can lead to higher profitability and the good feeling of not creating unnecessary waste. Here’s a look at five techniques that are having the greatest impact on sustainable building construction.

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What Do You Need to Know About Construction Lien Waivers?

Lien waivers are exchanged so routinely on construction projects and are so closely tied to payment; it is important to understand how they work

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How To Reinforce Concrete Slab on Ground to Control Cracking

Steel reinforcing bars and welded wire reinforcement provide crack width control in nonstructural slabs-on-ground.

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Water Contamination Wreaks Havoc on Diesel Fuel Systems

How to prevent excess moisture in fuel from damaging injectors, corroding fuel tanks and lines, and shutting machines down.

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F-150 V6 EcoBoost Matches Super Duty V8 Towing Capacity

The twin-turbocharged EcoBoost 3.5-liter V6 is rated to tow as much as the 6.2-liter V8.

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3 Biggest Disruptors in the Construction Industry of the Future

The winners and losers of next-generation construction will be defined by how well they adapt to several emerging trends.

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Diesel Engines: Get to Know Exhaust Colors

Smoke from diesel exhaust can indicate issues to address

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18 Tips to Stay Cool on the Jobsite in the Summer Heat

Getting through a hot day takes planning and preparation; don't show up to the jobsite unprepared for the heat.

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Understand the Differences Between Concrete Dyes, Stains and Pigments

When it comes to imparting color on a concrete surface, understanding the product options is critical in order to achieve the finished look your customer desires.

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