• Keeping Your Remodels Cleaner

    Keeping Your Remodels Cleaner

    Often, you'll need to work around the home's occupants as you complete a job. With that in mind, nobody likes living in a home surrounded by dirt, debris and leftover materials. Keeping your remodels neat and tidy removes safety hazards and increases the likelihood that those clients will spread the word...

  • Tiny Houses Hit the International Residential Code

    Tiny Houses Hit the International Residential Code

    With tiny houses added to the 2018 IRC Residential Code, contractors will be required to ensure that all tiny houses built meet the code. This may cause friction between contractors and clients, who have a certain view of how their tiny home should look.

  • How to Handle Subs that Fail Inspection

    How to Handle Subs that Fail Inspection

    Having a sub’s work fail inspection can sometimes result in a heated situation, especially since it can affect the work of others on the jobsite. Feelings can get hurt and professional relationships can be affected. It doesn’t have to be this way, however; here are a few things to keep in mind to get the work done.

  • All About Ear Protection

    All About Ear Protection

    Construction sites are often very loud, and all that noise can do a number on your ears. Some workers shy away from ear protection, though, claiming that the ear protectors are bulky, uncomfortable or hard to use alongside other equipment such as hardhats.

  • Tips for Setting Business Goals in 2017

    Tips for Setting Business Goals in 2017

    Keep track of how far you must go to reach your goal using a goal tracker or even a simple spreadsheet. Update it at least weekly. If you must save $20,000 this year, that is $385 per week. Track whether you reached the goal each week. If you didn’t, adjust future weekly goals to compensate.

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