Is your Overhead Costing you Jobs? As you well know, times are tough for many companies in the construction industry these days – especially for smaller contractors with limited resources. Bidding for jobs has become extremely competitive and it’s often difficult to comprehend how the winning contractor is able to complete the... More
Posted by admin on Feb 06, 2012

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

If you haven’t been there yet, it might be time to check out our updated Contractor Resources Page.   We have added a lot of valuable resources that could help your business with everything from business leads, to management software, or even licenses.   We are starting to build, what we... More
Posted by admin on Oct 05, 2011

Resource Strategies: Managing Materials and Vendors Communication Reviewing specifications, the contractor generates a list of supplies, materials, and equipment.  Some contractors begin immediately calling suppliers and vendors.  The experienced contractor will call the design professional and client to ask for a meeting to discuss the... More
Posted by admin on Nov 03, 2010

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