Recent Blog Posts

  • Getting your Contracting Business on the Internet

    August 15, 2015
    The construction business is one of the fastest growing industries once again, thanks to increase housing demand and lender activity. In today’s changing technological world, it is important for contractors to roll with these changes.
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  • Roof Repair vs Roof Replacement: Which do I need?

    August 1, 2015
    Replacing the roof is something that most homeowners dread. The average national cost for tearing off and replacing an old roof in 2014 was nearly $12,000. The good news is that this expense does not come along very often.
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  • The Right Steps to Effective Contractor Safety Management

    July 15, 2015
    For owners of a contracting business, safety management is every bit as important as quality of work and customer satisfaction. In fact, effective contractor safety management can result in an improved return on investment and reputation, which is vital for gaining new business.
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  • Lumber & Building Material Industry In 2015

    July 1, 2015
    Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.
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  • Adding a New Back Door Entrance

    June 15, 2015
    Almost all homes have at least two entrances: typically, the main entrance (front door) and a backdoor. Multiple entrances and exits are important for both convenience and safety. In some instances, it may be necessary to install a new backdoor entrance.
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  • Importance of Jobsite Meetings

    June 1, 2015
    In the construction business, it stands to reason that productivity is the key to success. So, what is the key to productivity, might you ask? A good place to start is communication.
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  • 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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