Owning your own business is a daunting undertaking, regardless of that business’s size. If you’re a contractor, you may be the owner as well as the person who performs the labor, making you the guts of the whole business. You not only have to perform the work and know the ins and outs of all projects you undertake; you have to be the marketing and the sales departments as well. So where do you find time to do all that? The answer is in planning a promotional strategy that will minimize the time you need to spend developing a clientele in order to maximize your time spent on the jobs themselves. Here are some creative ideas from other top contractors like you that will help you to promote your contractor business to optimal levels. Continue reading “How to Promote a Contractor”
If you’ve owned your home for any length of time, you likely have needed some sort of contractor at one time or another, whether for painting, remodeling, or any other home improvement project. And you probably remember how hard it was getting a good one. Good contractors really are out there; it’s just a matter of finding them. But how do you go about choosing a contractor that will meet your needs? Following are helpful tips from top contractors that will help you choose a house painter or any other type of contractor, the next time you need one.
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Thinking about doing an exterior home remodel this year? Whether you’re ready to totally transform your house, or you just want a few changes made here and there, you likely have quite a few home remodeling questions, especially when it comes to finding the right exterior remodeling contractor. But how do you go about finding the right remodeling contractor for your next home remodeling project? Do you hit the yellow pages? Ask friends and family for referrals? And what it if you do choose someone who’s been referred to you by a family member, friend, or colleague? What then? Do you just hire them, or are there other things you need to know about them? The fact is that finding the right exterior remodeling contractor can be challenging, especially if you don’t know where to start. Here’s a checklist of some of the most important questions you should arm yourself with when interviewing prospective exterior home remodeling contractors. Continue reading “What To Ask An Exterior Remodeling Contractor”