General Trades

From general contractors, electricians, plumbers, and flooring/window installers, to roofers, masons, operating engineers, laborers, painters, glazers, & ceiling installers, Slate Pages can help make regular maintenance and inspections required by general trades for commercial, residential and industrial construction fast & easy.

As technology and construction intersect, more and more equipment is used throughout the construction process. Physical labor was used to provide a majority of the work during construction 50 years ago. Today, instead of carrying 40 lb. bags of cement manually in a five-story building, contractors will install conveyor systems or elevators to reduce labor cost.

These material movers require inspection and preventative maintenance. The amount of production that is completed using equipment and tools increase every day. What was once completed using labor is now being completed with tools and equipment. For example:

  • Bob Cats
  • Excavators
  • Bull Dozers
  • Sweepers
  • Aerial Lifts
  • Chop Saws
  • Demo Hammers
  • Floor Grinders
  • Floor Polishers
  • Safety Harnesses

Safety and loss workdays is another focus of general trades contractors. Many contractors use equipment and devises to make sure the work area is safe for all workers. Air Monitoring Devices, Eye Wash Stations, Portable Shower systems to wash off possible carcinogens before heading home for the day. Most of this equipment also requires calibration, maintenance and general inspections.

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