• Is it Time for a Safety Checklist Update?

    Is it Time for a Safety Checklist Update?

    It’s a good idea to refresh ourselves from time to time on what items we need, in order to ensure that a job site is safe for both the workers and any civilians that may be around the job site.

  • New Opportunities for Contractors During COVID-19

    Opportunities for Contractors During COVID-19

    There have actually been some new opportunities emerging for contractors during the COVID-19 pandemic. While it remains to be seen how much of a long-term impact the various COVID-related policy changes will have, some of these new opportunities may become even more common as businesses and homeowners look to prepare for future outbreaks now.

  • Using Social Media to Reconnect to Your Customer Base

    Using Social Media to Reconnect to Your Customer Base

    As a contractor, you’re generally considered an essential worker. That said, all of these fears are probably making your customers reluctant to spend money. If they are willing to spend, they might be nervous about who they hire and whether or not a contractor will follow adequate safety precautions. So how can you continue to keep your workload full?

  • Choosing an Apprenticeship Specialty

    Choosing an Apprenticeship Specialty

    You’d like to become skilled in a construction trade and have started thinking about choosing a specialty. One of the great things about construction is the many paths you can take to get where you want to go; this is true whether you want to remodel kitchens, oversee the building of skyscrapers, or work as a trade contractor in a very specific niche.

  • Getting Started in Architectural Salvage

    Getting Started in Architectural Salvage

    Architectural Salvage is ostensibly taking and selling literally every part of an old building that you possibly can. For example, let’s say that there’s an old, abandoned house in St. Louis and everything is being offered up on an estate sale. And by everything, we do mean everything.

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