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How is industrial construction different from residential construction?


Author's Note

I've learned over the years that contractors are a lot like freelance writers. If business is slow, and they need the work, they'll give you a good price. But if they're busy ... ka-ching. Oh yeah, sometimes you have to pester them to make deadlines.

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