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The ‘New Unpredictability’ (And How Contractors Are Managing It)

Today’s occupied renovation contractors are experiencing a new level of unpredictability: supply chain inconsistencies and unforeseen price escalation, building owner uncertainties and schedule changes, labor shortages and unprecedented gross margin challenges. Exactly the kind of big-picture outlook you’d expect to make ...

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3 Tough Containment Challenges… Solved!

Temporary containment isn’t the exciting part of any occupied renovation, but it has its place in the overall project. As often as not, the small choices that go into deciding which method of temporary containment to use impact overall project success – particularly if there are aspects to the job that require flexibility, or ...

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Why & How We Designed a One-Hour Fire-Rated Wall: Behind the Scenes

When STARC Systems launched its first product in 2014, we brought to life the industry’s most innovative, durable temporary dust barrier and containment system – RealWall™. It was an exciting time because we knew we were onto something. LiteBarrier™, our reusable modular wall system, quickly followed suit. It impressed ...

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3 Ways Temporary Containment Systems Help Project Managers

There’s good news for project managers tasked with staying on schedule and on budget while remaining flexible: the industry trend toward increased use of modular solutions is forcing a closer look at temporary containment, particularly for occupied renovations. Consider three ways choosing the right temporary containment system ...

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