How To Read Blueprints For Residential And Commercial Construction

Learning how to read blueprints for residential and commercial construction is essential for a career as a contractor. In fact, whether you are seeking a career as a construction professional, a skilled sub-contractor, a tradesperson or you are a consumer with a pending new build or rebuild, learning to decode blueprints will ensure the best results for your project. Check out our article below for an overview of the nuts and bolts of reading residential and commercial construction blueprints. For more in depth information, please check out our Blueprint Reading for Construction Trades course.
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How to Become an Electrician

** Updated 7/2020 No matter where you live becoming an electrician is a solid career choice. Most licensed electricians earn over $50,000 and with increased construction throughout the US, this industry keeps growing. The hands-on nature of the job and client satisfaction are additional reasons people enjoy this work.  Did you know there are only a few basic steps to become a certified electrician? While each state has specific training and exam requirements, the general steps are the same.  Though electricians can train in as few as nine months to work as an entry-level technician, you will need to train for five to six years as an apprentice to earn journeyman status.  Detailed below are the six most important steps to becoming an electrician.
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