ContractorTalk Blogs
Start your own blog and share your projects in progress, explain your problem solving processes, and demonstrate your ability to get the job done. Learn from other professional contractors as they share their experiences on the job, behind the scenes, and after hours.
  • No-avatar-62
    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)
  • No-avatar-62
    5 Important Considerations When Installing Slot Drains in Industrial Buildings

    It is a given that a proper, well-functioning drainage system is an essential part of any commercial business. Whether you are doing contract work for a meat processing facility, a brewery, or even a farm, you want to give your client the best drainage system you can. Without a doubt, you should be considering a Slot Drain drainage system. The u... Read More

    by lge77 on May 17, 2018Comments (0)
  • No-avatar-62
    How to Install Stone Veneers on Preformed Concrete Walls

    A stone veneer is a great addition to any home or business. They can be placed in a living room area to accent the family room, in a master bedroom or for modern stone showers as part of the overall décor. Stone veneer panels are beautiful and can be any type of rock or stone you would like to use. They are easy to do it yourself, especia... Read More

    by lge77 on July 27, 2018Comments (0)
  • No-avatar-62
    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)
  • Thumb_0262c64d
    5 Site Safety Tips to Stay Cool During a Heatwave

    The world is in the midst of an unseasonable hot spell, and nowhere seems immune. Spain and Japan have been suffering from near 45°C (113°F) temperatures, while even Scotland is up in the mid 30s. As a result, businesses everywhere have to be aware of the risks of working in hot weather - and none more so than tradesmen and the construct... Read More

    by Lee Sadd on August 07, 2018Comments (0)
  • Thumb_356c0655
    Why Glazing Is So Effective In Traditional & Historic Buildings

    For contractors working on historical or traditional buildings, particularly those in the UK, choosing the right materials can be a real challenge. Building regulations and the scrupulous eyes of local conservation officers can present stumbling blocks in both the design and construction process: you’ll usually be instructed to only use ma... Read More

    by Cantifix on August 06, 2018Comments (0)
  • Thumb_893b2435
    7 Hard-Knock Truths To Building A Successful Contracting Business

    I've been blessed to be involved in this industry. It's all that I really know, and I've tried to make the world of it. I've been involved with a handful of start-up companies, I've help build a $20,000,000+ construction company, I've had success's, and I've had LOTS of failures. I've done lots of thigns wrong. I've learned a lot. And so on. B... Read More

    by DamionR on June 15, 2011Comments (17)
  • Thumb_ct_hhat
    Contractor Talk 2.0 Launch Contest

    I'm extremely excited about the launch of Contractor Talk 2.0 and I want everyone to try out the new features. I think once you use the new tools you'll see how valuable and fun they can be. To encourage everyone to try things out and have some fun along the way we've come up with a contest that we hope you'll enjoy. What Can You Win?We are g... Read More

    by Nathan on April 22, 2011Comments (48)
  • Thumb_avatar25_1
    A Man of Many failures

    Alot has changed since my first post here at ContractorTalk. Back then it was the contractor chat room.  This guy, Nate was his name, sent me an email after reading one of my posts on another forum suggesting this cool new website.  How could I resist but take a look?  I've been hooked ever since. I was one of the first to sign u... Read More

    by Grumpy on May 01, 2011Comments (24)
  • No-avatar-62
    How To Make Your Plumbing More Energy-Efficient

    There are a number of different things that can impact your plumbing system. Regardless of how good the system is or how well you maintain it, it does end up becoming less efficient over time. If the system doesn’t have the correct water pressure and doesn’t work as it should, you may end up paying more for your utilities. A plumbing... Read More

    by harmcorplumbing on July 16, 2018Comments (0)
Displaying 1–10 of 334

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
ContractorTalk is for

At we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?