Construction Plan Printing (Architectural, Construction, House)
Are you an architect, construction manager, contractor, engineer, or other tradesmen in the building industry? If so, you probably already know that you need durable, weather-resistant paper for plans and posters at the job site. That means you can only use the best construction plan printing materials if you want the prints to last.
Therefore, whatever construction plan printing needs you have, you know you’re going to be dealing with harsh on-site environments and elements like dirt, mud, humidity, liquids, and dust, and as well as repeated handling by the crew.
Plans or posters need to remain readable and in usable condition — sometimes for month after month —so the material used must be extremely durable.
Fortunately, the team at Kelley Connect has sourced a series of durable paper that will revolutionize your plan printing process and produce functional and good-looking plan sets and posters — perfect for client presentations or on-site work.
Our Construction Plan Printing Services
Are you looking for the top construction plan printing services? Hello.
With years of industry experience, state-of-the-art printing technology, and an unwavering commitment to precision, we bring your construction plans to life in brilliant detail. If you’re looking to get your building plans printed, give us call or shoot us an email.
We understand the unique demands of construction projects. Whether it’s a residential blueprint or a vast commercial layout, our prints are designed for clarity, durability, and accuracy. Partner with us and experience the Kelley Connect difference – where your visions are printed to perfection.
Best Printer for Construction Plans
Okay, so you aren’t looking for printing services, but you’d like to know which printers are best? Here are the most popular companies that provide printers for building plans, architectural plans, etc.
- Pitney Bowes
Please feel free to give us a call or email us with any questions you have about any of our office printers and copiers, or any of our services.
Construction Plan Printing Materials
If you’re used to working with wet or humid weather or other adverse conditions on the job site, you understand the constraints of traditional paper plans. They shred, smear, and can’t stand up to long-term use unless laminated.
However, once they’re laminated, the pages aren’t foldable, and the entire plan set becomes unwieldy and hard to use by on site personnel.
Is Polypropylene Good to Use?
Some professionals have turned to a polypropylene vinyl material to solve this problem – an excellent choice for when you need the most durable material that can withstand everything the elements can throw at it.
However, to achieve that level of robustness, polypropylene vinyl prints sacrifice foldability due to its thickness and stiffness. They fold well and are so durable you can actually back a truck over the plans, and they’ll clean up with water — just like new.
Is Tyvek Good to Use?
We like to use Tyvek or a Tyvek-like material called Paper Tyger for these kinds of construction printing jobs. They are extremely durable and still remain flexible enough to fold.
Also, Paper Tyger feeds easily into a regular (8.5″x 11″) or wide-format printer (up to 40″ wide) to give you complete flexibility for plan sets.
Paper Tyger is less expensive than Tyvek, but it provides a similar level of durability. Even through multiple uses in a busy environment, it holds great. It is also wear, tear, and water-resistant. With all of that, you get the ultimate level of endurance, no matter how harsh the conditions are at your job site.
In fact, with its special aqueous coating, it resists rain, humidity, snow, sun, wind, and temperature extremes.
Other advantages to using durables like Tyvek and Paper Tyger over traditional print-and-laminate include:
- One-step versus three-step printing process (print only versus print/laminate/cut)
- More cost effective?
- Faster turnaround
No matter which construction printing paper you choose for your next plan set or job-site poster, you should be pleased with the dependability, permanence, and endurance.
Where to Buy Construction Plan Printing Paper
From Kelley Connect, of course.
All of our durable printing materials are available direct to you. That means you don’t have to hire us to print construction plans for you. If you want to print them using printers available at your office, a satellite office, or even at your worksite, that’s cool.
All you need is a printer that prints 8.5″ x 11″ (or a large format printer up to 40″ wide) and a digital version of your plan set.
If you don’t have time to wrangle prints at a busy job site, you can send a file of your plan set or construction drawings to any Kelley Connect site and we can print it for you. These materials print nicely on one of our in-house HP printers.
Your Print Experts
Whether you’re an architect, construction manager, or engineer, you know that having a readable, durable set of plans is critical for a successful project.
A usable set of plans that withstands handling, folding, and wear-and-tear also help you look good in front of clients and team partners, assisting in marketing your brand. Plus, using durable paper can help save money since you won’t have to reprint your building plans over-and-over again.
With a variety of sizes and the ability to print in-house or outsource the job to Kelley, using only the best materials for for your next construction plans printing needs.
Talk to a Kelley Connect consultant today to about our construction printing options, from purchasing paper from our line of Durables or printing your next set of plans or job site posters at one of our Kelley Connect locations near you.