Arrow Building Center: Blog Channelhttp://abc-clc.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/12000/12177/thumb_abc_logo.jpgArrow Building Centerhttp://abc-clc.comen-USCopyright 2015, Arrow Building CenterTue, 28 Jul 2015 01:45:37 -0400Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:45:37 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comThe Right Steps to Effective Contractor Safety Managementblog_315941436978580http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/31594/the-right-steps-to-effective-contractor-safety-managementFor 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.BlogsWed, 15 Jul 2015 12:43:00 -0400Lumber blog_314031435783860http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/31403/lumber-building-material-industry-in-2015Though 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.BlogsWed, 01 Jul 2015 16:51:00 -0400Adding a New Back Door Entranceblog_308991434340800http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/30899/adding-a-new-back-door-entranceAlmost 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.BlogsMon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Importance of Jobsite Meetingsblog_305251433131200http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/30525/importance-of-jobsite-meetingsIn 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.BlogsMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Setting up your Contracting Businessblog_299751431714120http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/29975/setting-up-your-contracting-businessSetting 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.BlogsFri, 15 May 2015 14:22:00 -0400Creating a Better Team Will Create a More Efficient Job blog_296191430481600http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/29619/creating-a-better-team-will-create-a-more-efficient-job-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.BlogsFri, 01 May 2015 08:00:00 -0400How to Market Your Small Contractor Companyblog_291791429102860http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/29179/how-to-market-your-small-contractor-companyWithout 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.BlogsWed, 15 Apr 2015 09:01:00 -0400Contractor’s Project Management Roles blog_289491427914860http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/28949/contractors-project-management-roles-responsibilitiesProject management roles and responsibilities for contractors are both many and varied. The specific roles depend on the size of the construction company.BlogsWed, 01 Apr 2015 15:01:00 -0400Tips for Contactors When Hiring Employeesblog_283961426392000http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/28396/tips-for-contactors-when-hiring-employeesIf 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.BlogsSun, 15 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Design Layouts for Energy Efficient Homes blog_281001425186000http://abc-clc.com/blog/article/28100/design-layouts-for-energy-efficient-homesThere 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.BlogsSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500