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Category: Construction services

March 4th, 2022

OSHA Regulations for Construction Fencing

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA, is dedicated to maintaining workplace safety in the U.S. When it comes to construction sites, employees are exposed to a variety of site-specific hazards. Temporary fencing that surrounds the perimeter of a construction can help save lives, and it’s almost […]

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February 24th, 2022

Waste Management for Contractors: Avoid the Headaches of Self-Hauling

As working contractors, we know that your time is valuable. That’s why ZTERS offers a variety of convenient products and services to help your jobsite run smoothly and effectively. A complete waste management plan shaves off enormous planning time and trips to the transfer station.

When you hire ZTERS to collect, transport, treat, and disposes of your waste you save time not only in the short-term scope of the project, but in the long-term as well. How? When we provide waste management for contractors, we ensure you are in compliance with the garbage collection codes in your area. Our services are completely integrated, meaning that you never have to take time out of your workday to handle any complaints, schedule pickups, or pay any fees for not disposing of waste properly.

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January 28th, 2022

5 Dumpster Rental Terms to Know

Not all dumpster rental companies are the same. It’s important to understand dumpster rental terms and so you know what you’ll be paying for before you place an order. This can help avoid spending more than you should. Before you rent a construction dumpster (or a dumpster for any other […]

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construction tech trends

December 3rd, 2021

2022 Construction Tech Trends

Can new construction tech trends open opportunities for growth and improve efficiency in 2022? Here are three trends to keep an eye on in the coming year. From new concrete building technology to new ways to collaborate and manage a worksite, investigating these technologies could help reduce costs and get […]

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Ask Angela what is a waste broker

November 5th, 2021

Ask Angela: What’s a waste broker?

Hey Angela, we’ve heard ZTERS is a waste broker and we’re not sure what that is or why we should use a broker instead of just calling around ourselves. What’s the deal? Hey there, this one of the most common questions we’ve had over the years. Thanks for asking. Back […]

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waste disposal costs

September 24th, 2021

Do landfill fees cause higher waste disposal costs?

If you’ve noticed your waste disposal costs have increased in 2021, you’re not alone. Like many other temporary site service rental costs that have gone up in the past year, waste disposal fees seem to be climbing as fast as the number of new construction projects. When combined with increased […]

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September 1st, 2021

4 Tips for National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and does your company have a plan for risk mitigation and business continuity? Here are four things to know to get your construction sites or outdoor event spaces prepared for the season. Being prepared goes beyond summer storms and hurricanes, although we see these each […]

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August 3rd, 2021

Can You Recycle Construction Materials?

The cost of softwood lumber spiked by more than 200% between 2020 and 2021, and copper base scraps increased in cost by 63%, prompting some contractors to look at whether they could recycle construction materials. After all, could recycling construction materials from the demolition process to help offset costs? There […]

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May 21st, 2021

Ask Angela: Do we really need temporary fencing?

Dear Angela, we’re on the fence (ha-ha) about renting temporary fencing for our job site. It seems like a big expense compared to whatever fines we might get from our city and county. Why does fencing seem so expensive, and what goes into temporary fencing rates? Hey there. Thanks for […]

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May 14th, 2021

5 Ways to Help Prevent Construction Theft

Rapidly rising lumber prices present a major problem for construction companies – finding effective ways to prevent construction theft. The National Association of Home Builders estimates lumber costs went up more than 200% from 2020 to 2021, and that’s in addition to higher costs for other building supplies. When there’s […]

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