Archive for November, 2011

Construction Management:  Should You Go Lean? Most contractors utilize, at least in principle if not in active practice, “project management” methods.  And most contractors are familiar with the Critical Path Method, or CPM, when managing projects. The basic premise of CPM is to construct a plan for completing the project that... More
Posted by admin on Nov 25, 2011

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION IN 2012 - BOOM OR BUST? The New Year is almost upon us and your company made it through 2011. Next question: What does 2012 look like? Most contractors and builders are not economists.  Many contractors and builders rely on the information and forecasting provided by chief financial officers and professional financial... More
Posted by admin on Nov 20, 2011

Lead Paint:  What You Need To Know Before Starting Demo Work Starting a new remodeling project can be exciting, especially these days when all types of construction related work can be so difficult to come by, but if the job requires repainting an older house or building, you might want to approach the work with a little bit of caution. New rules went into... More
Posted by admin on Nov 16, 2011

Henry’s Housework specializes in Four different service industries that consist of handyman services, roofing, power washing and gutter services. Henry’s Housework has earned both Environmental and Wood certifications from the Power Washers of North America, as well as certifications and... More
Posted by admin on Nov 14, 2011

To Rent or Own?  What is Best for Your Business You’ve probably seen many rent-to-own commercials on TV covering everything from furniture to electronic gear, but did you know that 20 years ago that was how many families got into their first homes? Back in the days before lenders gave money to anyone who walked in their front doors,... More
Posted by admin on Nov 09, 2011

Becoming an Eco-Friendly Contractor As someone who works with construction related companies across the country, I’ve noticed a growing trend over the past two years – the emergence of the eco-friendly contractor. I’m not referring to contractors who specialize in energy efficient LEED certified construction – although that... More
Posted by admin on Nov 02, 2011

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