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Selecting The Right Contractors and Subcontractors for Your Project

January 1, 2019

Selecting The Right Contractors and Subcontractors for Your Project

Have you selected the wrong contractor or subcontractor for your project? The contractor performed badly, with delays and poor quality? Perhaps there were hidden extra costs and their final price when the work was complete was much higher than you expected? Regrettably many projects go badly because the wrong contractor or subcontractor is selected. Often […]

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Is Your Company Ready For Year End?

December 18, 2018

Is your company ready for the end of the year.

Wow, where has the year gone? It seems like only yesterday we were starting 2018! I’m sure you all had high hopes and wishes for 2018 – perhaps even new year’s resolutions. Whether you were able to keep your resolutions,  I hope 2018 has been good to you, and you’ve had great success with your […]

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12 Tactics to Win More Construction Projects at The Right Price

December 11, 2018

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Winning more construction projects is often difficult. Winning new projects at the right price is harder. Construction companies regularly go from times of too much work to times when work is scarce. Unfortunately, the times when work is scarce are often far longer than the good times. Then, when work is won, it’s sometimes at […]

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How Can Social Media Affect Your Construction Company?

December 4, 2018

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Today social media is prevalent and almost everyone uses it – politicians, presidents, and even pets. However, many construction companies aren’t familiar with the benefits and problems that social media can bring to their company. Companies work hard at building a good reputation. They sometimes spend huge amounts of money on building their brand, their […]

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4 Easy Tips for Small Business Sustainability

November 27, 2018

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We all realize the value in adopting sustainable practices in order to reduce our impact on the environment. While this typically inspires local shopping, vegan diets, and a few charitable donations, it can be difficult to perpetuate these habits when it comes to your small business and does so profitably. However, a 2015 Nielsen study […]

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What Makes a Good Contractor?

November 20, 2018

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Good contractors are made not born Some construction contractors make the news for all the wrong reasons. They are declared bankrupt, involved in dodgy dealings, don’t pay their suppliers or subcontractors, produce poor quality work, finish their projects late, or seriously injure or even kill people in the course of construction work. Then there is […]

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ConEst Software Systems Review

November 16, 2018

The ConEst Software can be widely used by contractors, engineers, public authorities, construction companies, and even the private or public sector. It offers a wide variety of handy tools that can speed up the process of calculating costs, design, even providing some electrical formulas that can be of significant help. This software gives you a […]

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Construction Marketing 101 – 12 Tips for Finding New Clients and Projects

November 13, 2018

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Construction marketing is one of the main factors that contribute to having a winning construction project. But where do you start? Contractors are really hard workers, which makes them inadvertently bad at marketing their companies. They are often so focused on their projects that they aren’t aware of what’s going on around them. Before they […]

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How to Check Your Project Work Areas Before Construction Begins

November 6, 2018

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You are about to start your project. The owner (or their project manager) hands you access to the work site. You are good to go – or are you? Unfortunately, contractors accept possession of the project site, or work area, and don’t check it. Only several weeks later do they discover that there’s a problem, […]

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Which is Scarier Your Construction Project or Halloween

October 30, 2018

Which is Scarier Your Construction Project or Halloween

Boo! Halloween, a time for kids to enjoy and some grownups to be silly. But sometimes, our construction projects can bear an eerie resemblance to Halloween itself. In honor of the upcoming holiday, we hope you enjoy this fun list of the spooky similarities between your construction project and Halloween that you should watch out […]

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