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Job Costing

Attention Builders, this one’s for you!   Job costing allows for accurate estimates to be provided to your clients, and in turn, protects you from getting short-handed.  You do not want to start a project with a cash discrepancy; the best way to protect yourself is by using previous data to calculate costs on labour, material, subs, […]

Technology-based Systems— a new road to profitability

Technology has come a long way over the decades. It provides many options to allow contractors to better master their business. Almost every aspect of a contracting company can be systemized using technology of some sort. Back in the day, there were far fewer tools to help you do daily work tasks. It was a […]

Work Smarter, Not Harder! (Time Management Tips)

This blog post is full of time management tips. To learn how to implement them into your business and workday, book in a quick 15-minute chat with us: http://bit.do/15minchat. 1. Create Productive Habits   Create a calendar that includes your goals and the details of your actions needed to complete those goals. Make sure you prioritize your actions and tasks […]

Pricing as a Contractor

I’m just going to flat-out say it: most contractors I know are under-confident and under pricing.   Which is understandable— there’s a very fine line you need to follow when it comes to pricing. And as we all know, often times, clients will base their decision off the lowest price offered— no ifs, ands, or […]

Landing on the Owner’s Shoulders

You’re driving home after a long days work and your phone rings with yet another call from your team. They need your direction on something that should be routine for them. Yet again you have to pull up your sleeves to do a task you know is way below your pay grade. The task should […]