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    2015 Reader Survey Contest

    It's easy! Fill out the Reader Survey for a chance to win a 6 Tool Combo kit from Milwaukee Tools.   To enter, all you have to do is fill out the Reader Survey here — no payment or purchase of any kind is necessary to enter or win. You don't even have to be a member of The cont... Read More

    by ContractorTalk on June 05, 2015Comments (0)
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    Q&A On Generating Leads For Home Services

    Editing in progress... mods it seems like attachment functionality isn't working.We all want to generate leads.  We all need to generate leads… well qualified leads.  And if we want to accelerate growth beyond word of mouth, we need to generate leads  Yet many contractors flop hard at lead generation.  Many have no ide... Read More

    by prowork on December 02, 2017Comments (0)
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    Upcoming Innovation in Modern Concrete Home and Building Construction

    Over the past few years, concrete construction is becoming a huge trend especially with today’s focus on sustainable design. Concrete is stronger, more resilient, and offers more options for homes and building owners than more traditional building methods. As technologies continue to improve, there’s been an explosion of growth in t... Read More

    by lge77 on July 10, 2018Comments (0)
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    Is Your Roof Cool?

    For years, a home’s energy efficiency has been assessed based on the amount of heat loss and permeation through the sides of the property—via windows, doors, and foundational cracks. Now, roof manufacturers are starting to reevaluate this issue from the top-down by looking at the vulnerabilities of common residential and commercial r... Read More

    by kevinmckenzie on March 30, 2017Comments (0)
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    Pressure Washing in the Charlotte NC area and more

    Pressure Washing in Charlotte NC is what we do. We are your residential Pressure washing number one choice here in Charlotte NC. Call for a free estimate today 704-321-0123 or check us out on line at Let us help you with your house washing washing needs. We service Charlotte and all surrounding areas in... Read More

    by Dave Mac on April 22, 2017Comments (0)
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    The No Fluff Approach to Finding a GREAT General Contractor

    As a professional Palm Desert General Contractor for over 25+ years, here is a vital list of things you will need to check and lookout for before hiring.1) Know your project details before you start looking. Know your budget, the type of project you are looking to complete and a rough idea of the materials you will need.2) Look and ask for ref... Read More

    by JCD Constrn. on August 21, 2017Comments (0)
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    The History of Coffered Ceilings

    Until recently, coffered ceilings were typically only found in ornate public buildings, or in very high end residences. Here is a brief history of coffered ceilings: To see the full infographic and get more info on coffered ceilings, visit Read More

    by lge77 on October 26, 2017Comments (0)
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    7 Different Types Of Glass In Construction: Explained

    Glass has been used as material in construction for thousands of years, and over the centuries the place of glass in the way we build has changed dramatically. This is largely down to the fact that the technology available to us has developed, and the ways we produce glass have evolved. There are many types of glass available to contractors and... Read More

    by Cantifix on May 29, 2018Comments (0)
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    5 Ways to Increase Profit as a Siding Contractor

    A sad reality for many contractors in the construction or remodeling field is that their business isn't thriving or producing the profit it should be. There could be a number of reasons for this, such as a lack of business planning or even undercharging clients. Seeing your siding business struggle to stay afloat is disheartening, but majority o... Read More

    by lge77 on October 26, 2017Comments (0)
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    3 Benefits of Steel Log Siding to Mobile Homes

    When it comes to mobile home log siding, steel siding is receiving plenty of attention from design experts and mobile home owners alike. It is a great way to get an incredible log home look. However, many folks do not really know a lot about this revolutionary and fantastic siding product that could transform or revamp the lo... Read More

    by lge77 on July 26, 2018Comments (0)
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