Author Archives: JoAnn Dunker
Homeowners need to feel confident the contractors they choose to provide services are reliable, skilled and trustworthy. Online reviews and word of mouth are some common ways of building trust. Growing your online portfolio and building a list of positive feedback can do wonders for your reputation.
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Practically every building in the world needs a roof, and all roofs must be in good order to be functional. There’s a steady flow of work for contractors in this field, whether it’s repairs, maintenance, construction, or replacement. As such, entrepreneurs in the roofing industry are in high demand. Read on to discover how to start a roofing business, including equipment, licensing, insurance, and marketing tips such as roofing business cards and digital marketing.
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Roofing projects are some of the most profitable jobs in the construction industry, leaving contractors with 20% to 40% in gross profit for each project completed. If you’d like to do more roofing jobs but don’t have a good system for collecting and managing leads, there are a few simple things you can do to land more clients. Read on to find out how to get more roofing jobs in Miami, Jacksonville, and other parts of Florida.
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Cleaning carpets can be steady work for the professionals who do it, and over the years you can develop some really great, productive relationships with regular clients. Cleaning carpets, both residential and commercial, has relatively low entry barriers and potentially unlimited room to grow. Getting your own carpet cleaning business off the ground can take a lot of effort, and results might take a while to show, but with the right training, equipment, and organization, you can build from a solo operation with a single truck to a much larger service that serves the entire community.CONTINUE READING
Contractors do much of their work in the field with the customers they serve throughout what can be a large service area. To reliably reach your customers, you probably need a work truck. In addition to being reliable, clean, and generally capable of representing your business well, there are certain things your truck should have before it rolls out on your first service call. Here are some of the service truck must-haves for contractors working with the public.
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Starting a cleaning business is more straightforward than you might realize, but it’s a ton of hard work. Provided you’re willing to put the necessary time and effort into doing a top-notch job, you can build a steady pipeline of customers and make excellent money. If you want to be your own boss and set up as an entrepreneur, carefully read through this guide about how to start a cleaning business.
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HVAC systems aren’t just a luxury — they’re an essential part of day-to-day life, especially if you live somewhere that tends to be warm and humid. As a contractor, you want to provide your clients with the best HVAC systems you can, and that means staying up to date with HVAC technology trends.
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As a plumbing contractor, reputation is everything, and the way to get a good reputation is to keep your customers happy. Providing a smooth, hassle-free, efficient experience helps you keep your customers happy and could generate new business. Embrace advanced plumbing technology and stay ahead of the curve when it comes to service and quality.
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Many contractors recognize how important their reputation is. Some might think that this only has to do with their reputation within the community, but this isn’t the case now. The prevalence of people turning online to find out more about businesses means every contractor needs to think about how their online reputation can impact their business.
Your company’s online reputation can directly impact the business’s financial bottom line. There are several ways this can happen. They all prove that protecting your reputation as a reliable contractor is paramount if you want to maximize the return on your investment.CONTINUE READING
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters have some of the most in-demand jobs in the country today. Job opportunities for these trades are expected to rise through the 2020s at a rate of around 4% a year, mainly driven by new construction and the need to keep up older systems in residential and commercial structures.
Workers in these fields have a wide range of choice in where to work, the working environment they operate in, and the rates they can charge for specialty applications. New plumbers generally learn the trade with a lot of support from professional groups, while experienced plumbers can work as independent contractors with minimal upfront costs and overhead. Many of the most lucrative jobs for plumbers involve running a small business with little more than tools and a truck, though many of these operations eventually expand into franchises with dozens or hundreds of employees in multiple states.CONTINUE READING