Stress In The Construction Industry

For my first blog for our new website, I found it suiting to discuss something that effects most people on a daily basis, STRESS! As with any profession, you endure several things that are out of your control. Often known as the silent killer, stress affects everyone differently. In the construction industry, you are faced with new problems and situations on every job. That is one thing I have always enjoyed about this field. Whether you are building a new ground up medical facility or interior renovation, updated codes and different municipality requirements can lead to new learning experiences. These can effect changes in costs and scheduling to name a few, to both owners and contractors. The following article I found from NAWIC’s website (National Association of Women in Construction) list a few ways to deal with how these changes affect you and your health. Continue reading “Stress In The Construction Industry”

2016 ABC’s National Craft Championships

Waas Construction has been a member of Associated Builders and Contractors since 1979 and has supported the training of apprentices and the National Craft Championships.

Washington, D.C., Feb. 16 –  Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced that more than 200 of the top construction apprentices and trainees in the country will compete in this year’s National Craft Championships, March 2-3 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Continue reading “2016 ABC’s National Craft Championships”

Waas & D&B Tile Featured in Palm Beach Renovation

Working through the Associated Builders & Contractors 17 years ago, Richard Waas, founder of Waas Construc­tion, Inc. received a call from ABC President Bill Shrove who told him his company had been recommended for a major job on Miami Beach. After that was completed, Waas came in contact with the Simon Corporation, which was owned by former Treasury Secretary William Simon. That led to a further contact with Roger Evering­ham, currently Vice President of the Colony Hotel. Since that time, Roger Everingham and Waas Con­struction have orchestrated numerous renovations on the upscale hotel on Palm Beach. Continue reading “Waas & D&B Tile Featured in Palm Beach Renovation”