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How To Avoid Frustration When Working With Construction Crews And Subcontract Trades

How To Avoid Frustration When Working With Construction Crews And Subcontract Trades

Katy Hall - 01-Feb-2023

Project Managers want reliable subcontractors with high-quality service at each project stage, and sourcing the right subcontractors can make the difference.

Commercial construction can be a challenging field to work in, with tight budgets and deadlines, health and safety responsibilities and multiple trades who need collaborate with each other.

The stakes are high, the pressure is on, and the costs of delays and mistakes can be astronomical. There's no room for error, so it's essential to know how to keep your project running smoothly. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce stress and stay on top of your project delivery without having to micromanage every step of the way.

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8 Trade Secrets Of Professional Commercial Carpenters

8 Trade Secrets Of Professional Commercial Carpenters

Katy Hall - 30-Jan-2023

The best carpentry professionals enhance their skills by learning ‘trade secrets’, techniques and tips to help get the job done efficiently and accurately.

Working as a carpenter in the commercial building sector requires more than just knowing how to use a saw and hammer. The best professionals keep their skills sharp by learning ‘trade secrets’, techniques and tips that help them get the job done efficiently and accurately – without compromising on safety or quality. This formidable skill and knowledge base, when combined within a contracting business, is one of the most compelling reasons for working with a professional commercial carpentry partner when planning a new building development – as opposed to simply hiring carpenters independently. Here are eight such ‘trade secrets’ that professional commercial carpenters use to stay ahead of their game.

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Carpentry And Decorating Services For New Builds And Refurbishments – What You Need To Know

Carpentry And Decorating Services For New Builds And Refurbishments – What You Need To Know

Katy Hall - 25-Jan-2023

For project managers or main contractors, it is essential to understand carpentry and decorating services available for new builds and refurbishments.

This article will provide you with all the information you need to know about these services, discussing:

  • What are Commercial Carpentry and Decorating Services?
  • The Benefits of Using a Professional Carpenter or Decorator 
  • Finding Reliable Services for Your Project
  • Services Offered 
  • Pricing and Quotes 
  • Professional Carpentry and Decorating Services from SC4

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What Is Involved In Second Fix Carpentry For New Builds & Refurbishments?

What Is Involved In Second Fix Carpentry For New Builds & Refurbishments?

Katy Hall - 26-Sep-2022

The success of a construction project often depends on the quality of the work done by first and second fix carpentry contractors.

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How To Reduce Your First Fix Carpentry Costs In Your Construction Project

How To Reduce Your First Fix Carpentry Costs In Your Construction Project

Katy Hall - 19-Sep-2022

As every construction project manager knows, ensuring that all first fix joinery work is solid is a crucial part of any residential project.

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What Are The 5 Main Qualities To Look for In A Commercial Decorating Service?

What Are The 5 Main Qualities To Look for In A Commercial Decorating Service?

Katy Hall - 12-Sep-2022

Choosing the right professional painting and decorating service provider matters to the overall quality of a construction project.

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What Can Be Done To Prevent Suicide In The Construction Industry

What Can Be Done To Prevent Suicide In The Construction Industry

Katy Hall - 08-Sep-2022

Saturday 10th September 2022 marks #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, a day designed to raise awareness of, and to promote action to reduce the number of suicides globally.

In the 2 weeks surrounding World Suicide Prevention Day we want to relay to everyone how important is it to look out for each other and spot those on the team that may be acting a little quieter or even a little more reckless that usual.

Here at SC4, we believe in making sure everyone under our employment feels safe, enjoys what they do, and cares about the community and environment. We feel this is important not just for our work, but also for the wellbeing of our staff.

We encourage everyone to start a small conversation about mental ill-health which could make a big difference to someone's life.

There are many more indicators that something may not be right - read more, find further information and details of where to find help in the full article.

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SC4 Wins Best Carpentry Business - Southern England 2022

SC4 Wins Best Carpentry Business - Southern England 2022

SC4 Carpenters Ltd - 31-Aug-2022

SC4 Carpenters Ltd is pleased to announce that we have won Best Carpentry Business - Southern England at the SME News UK Enterprise Awards.

"We pride ourselves on providing a high quality service to our customers, safely and to programme, working in partnership with our clients – and are pleased that this has been recognised by this award."

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Put On Your Hard Hat And Fasten Your Boots, It’s Time For A Lesson In Construction Health And Safety

Put On Your Hard Hat And Fasten Your Boots, It’s Time For A Lesson In Construction Health And Safety

Katy Hall - 12-Aug-2022

Working in construction can be dangerous and accounts for thousands of injuries every year in the UK, which is why companies should place health and safety at the heart of their organisation in managing a commercial construction project. Keeping alert on-site requires knowledge of health and safety guidelines covering a wide range of areas, including:

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Another glowing testimonial

Another glowing testimonial

Katy Hall - 10-Aug-2022

In August 2022, SC4 Carpenters Ltd was thrilled by another glowing testimonial from very satisfied client, Redrow.

The quantity surveyor and site management team described SC4 as "a pleasure to work with - showing great professionalism, craftsmanship and constant attention to health and safety on site, dedication to the development and willingness to help and find solutions."

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