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3 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Commercial Contractor for Your Office Renovation

Remodeling office space can improve your business productivity, but it can be costly, not to mention disruptive. With the average cost of an office renovation at around $200 per square foot, it’s important to find a building contractor who will keep costs to a minimum. So how can you find a contractor who will make your remodeled […]

Make More Money with Less Work: Why Building Contractors Benefit from Being Distributors

In today’s economic climate it is common for people to have an extra stream of income. People typically work to build on skills they already have and market their self as an expert. If a person is already known in a field it is easier to build clientele and grow their income. The construction industry can […]

A Better Way to Build: The Best Apps for Contractors and Construction Crews

Looking to streamline your construction work? Well, did you know construction apps can save you hundreds of hours over the course of a project? Check out this list of the best apps for contractors to find out how you can improve your workflow. Gas Buddy Gas Buddy is a great little app that can help to […]

5 Major Warning Signs Your Commercial Roof Needs Repair

Your business’s roof protects the business, employees, and investment which exist inside.  It’s tempting to want to ignore or gloss over signs that your roof may need maintenance or a full replacement. No one wants to pay for these costs, but your small business is counting on the structure it lies within. By ignoring the […]

Got Plans? When You Might Need a Draftsman

You’ve heard of an architect, but what’s a draftsman and when might you need to hire one for your business? Here’s what you need to know. Do you need to hire a draftsman or an architect? Yes, there is a difference between the two. Many people confuse these professions, and while there is some overlap, […]

Building a Home for Your Business: A Guide to the Construction Process

Creating a building from scratch for you business is a big project. Read on to learn what goes into the construction process and how you need to plan ahead. Curious about the building construction process? Did you know it takes from 3 to 6 months to build a house? An apartment complex takes 11 to […]

How to Put a Spark in Your Business as a Local Electrical Contractor

Being a local electrical contractor can be very lucrative. Here are the marketing and business skills you need to master to be the best in the business. Does it feel like your local electrical contractor business isn’t growing as much as it should be? Does all your hard work seem to be getting you nowhere? […]

How to Start a Roofing Business: The Essential Checklist to Follow

There’s a lot to prepare when starting a roofing business. This checklist will cover the basics. Here’s how to start a roofing business. Sales for private roofing contractors increased by 6.3% this year. Roofing can be a lucrative business, but it comes with its own unique challenges. According to The National Roofing Contractors Association, roofing […]

Legal Safety Nets: 7 Tips for Protecting Your Construction Company from Getting Sued

The possibility of getting sued is something every business needs to live with. However, you can stack the odds in your favor with these legal tips. Are you trying to spark up a new construction business? If you are, then there are certain things you need to be aware of first, mainly how to avoid […]

Construction Safety Standards: 5 Things to Know About Safety Footwear

If you have a construction business, are you following OSHA regulations for safety clothing? Check out this guide to the safety footwear standards. It could cost your business $9,600 per lost workday from a foot injury. In 2016 60,000 employees experienced a foot injury that made them miss at least one day from work. About […]