The arrival of winter means that construction industry professionals will need to adapt quickly to whatever Mother Nature throws their way. This might be sub-freezing temperatures, sleet, hail, snow, blizzards, etc. Cold weather typically means higher costs, as well – to keep workers warm, to ensure equipment works smoothly, to increase levels of fuel and maintenance, and to reverse the negative effects of cold weather.
Maintain proper temperatures, ventilation, and humidity to keep jobsites running smoothly throughout winter months. Depending on the scope of your project, thousands of gallons of water may be used in the construction of commercial buildings. Concrete mixtures, masonry, drywall compound, paint, floor coating, and varnishes all have a water base. When the finishes dry, the moisture is given up into the interior space of the building, which is why it’s crucial to keep the building ventilated and dry. Continue reading