Recent Blog Posts

  • Setting up your Contracting Business

    May 15, 2015
    Setting up your own contracting business is a perfect way to enjoy the freedom of self-employment and the pride of small business ownership. In fact, there never really is a bad time to do it.
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  • Creating a Better Team Will Create a More Efficient Job

    May 1, 2015
    Henry Ford was quoted as saying, “coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. ” In the construction business, a good team could consist of freelancers and independent contractors all tasked to complete the project on time.
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  • How to Market Your Small Contractor Company

    April 15, 2015
    Without a doubt, the best marketing for a small contractor company starts with a job well done. That alone can showcase your company’s dedication to quality, professionalism and reliability. Quality work is the foundation that word-of-mouth is built upon.
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  • Contractor’s Project Management Roles & Responsibilities

    April 1, 2015
    Project management roles and responsibilities for contractors are both many and varied. The specific roles depend on the size of the construction company.
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  • Tips for Contactors When Hiring Employees

    March 15, 2015
    If you’re a contractor, then like most business owners, whether large or small, you are often faced with having to hire employees. For small businesses, the need to hire employees is often a good sign, meaning that their business is growing.
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  • Design Layouts for Energy Efficient Homes

    March 1, 2015
    There are a lot more options available today in regards to energy efficient homes. Breakthroughs in energy efficient windows and doors, appliances, and building materials go a long way to making homes more efficient and sustainable.
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  • New OSHA Regulations for Reporting Severe Injuries

    February 15, 2015
    Anyone working within the construction and building materials industry knows that there are inherent risks of the job. We take pride in the work that we do, but know that the heights, tools and tasks required of us also sometimes come with a bit of risk.
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  • Business Management Tips for Contractors

    February 1, 2015
    For many contractors, the work doesn’t stop when the tools are put away. They are, after all not just building a deck or installing cabinets, they are also running a business.
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  • Best Flooring Options for Pet Owners

    January 15, 2015
    At some point in our lives, most of us have been pet owners. In fact, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), nearly 60% of Americans currently own a pet.
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  • Need More Space? An Organized Closet Can Help!

    January 1, 2015
    It doesn’t take long to fill up a closet. Though we often start with the best of intentions, keeping closets organized can be quite a struggle. There are many reasons why closets get away from us.
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