• Simple Tips to Increase Word-of-Mouth Business

    Simple Tips to Increase Word-of-Mouth Business

    You may be surprised to learn that homeowners need significantly more guidance than most contractors expect to give for window replacement projects. For example, they may not understand how the requirements of a replacement project differ from those of a new build.

  • Learn to Delegate (and Grow your Business)

    Learn to Delegate (and Grow your Business)

    When you allow yourself to let go of some tasks and let your employees have more responsibility, you can get more work done in less time. Your team doesn’t have to wait for you to attend to everything personally, and they feel more confident about their work if they can take on more responsibility with time.

  • General Contractor VS Specialty Contractor

    General Contractor VS Specialty Contractor

    There is no “best” when it comes to the debate of general contractors vs. specialty contractors; each type of contractor has a role to fill and will be an important part of any job that they’re on. General contractors act as overseers for an entire project (or at least significant portions of a project), while specialty contractors bring their crews to do specific tasks within the project.

  • Is There Still Money to Be Made Flipping Houses?

    Is There Still Money to Be Made Flipping Houses?

    As you can see, you definitely need more than a few buckets of paint and a hammer to flip a house and come out ahead. But with careful planning, good connections and a lot of luck, you could find yourself with a great new business.

  • 5 Ways Attending a Trade Show Can Help You and Your Business

    5 Ways Attending a Trade Show Can Help You and Your Business

    One other big advantage of trade shows is that you can find out what others have tried and the success (or lack thereof) that they’ve had. Mistakes and failures cost your business money, so by discussing techniques and materials with other contractors you can find out if there’s anything you can do to avoid those costly errors.

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