Category Archives: Industry News

Construction Forecast 2017

Construction Forecast 2017

A new year is a time for new beginnings and opportunities. You can plan for your business by looking ahead at what experts are predicting the construction industry will bring for pros this year.

Last year, we saw the construction industry grow and reported trends show that continuing into 2017. We’ve rounded up what predictions pros need to to know in 2017 to help you get ready for the new year ahead. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: Dec 2016

Industry News 2017

Staying on top of industry news, any time of year is important. However, With the year coming to a close, many are starting to see trends that may affect business in the coming year. Home building and remodeling is on the rise, which is good news for pros in 2017. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: October 2016

Construction News

As the leaves begin to change, so does the pace of business. Depending on your location and industry, things might begin to slow for the colder seasons. To keep up with business changes, we’ve put together some of the top industry headlines you should know. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: August 2016

Industry-News-Aug-2016

It’s been a hot summer season for pros in many parts of the country. Projects like HVAC repair, pool installation and landscaping are keeping contractors. While pros have seen a busy summer season, they should begin to plan ahead for the fall and winter as work slows down. One of the best ways to do so is keeping up with industry trends. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: June 2016

Industry News

As we enter into a busy season, it’s more important than ever to stay up-to-date on industry news and trends. To make things easier, we’re bringing you the top headlines you should know. CONTINUE READING

The Value Of Being A Licensed, Bonded & Insured Contractor

Insured Contractor

Do you need more customers? Are you looking to grow your business? Do you ever wonder why you aren’t winning more jobs? These are all important questions that need to be addressed if you’re going to run a successful business.

Working as a contractor and running your own business are no easy tasks. It takes hard work, long hours and extreme dedication. If there’s one area of your business you should be paying attention to, it’s your qualifications and licensing requirements. See the value of being a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and why all practicing service professionals should take this matter seriously if you want to grow your business. CONTINUE READING

Today’s Tough, Rugged Devices for Construction

Rugged Devices

When technology and the construction industry collide, there’s no telling what can happen. The latest discoveries include hot new devices that are both changing and disrupting the business as we know it.

If you fear technology or have been slow to accept it, then I suggest you change your outlook because it’s not going away. It’s time you consider learning more about today’s tech developments and how they can help you do your job better. See the latest tough and rugged devices for construction and how they’re aiding in safety, efficiency and workflow. CONTINUE READING

5 Construction Email Newsletters You’ll Want to Read

Email Newsletters

Email newsletters are great because they’re filled with content topics that interest you and are delivered to your inbox in seconds. They’re typically free of charge and an easy way to keep up to speed with what’s going on in your industry or trade.

As a business owner and leader, you should be expanding your industry knowledge and challenging yourself daily. There are five construction email newsletters that you should consider subscribing to, based on the content and benefits outlined below. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: April 2016

Construction News

In any career, it’s important to stay on top of industry news. As the construction industry grows, contractors should observe current trends to foresee how they can best serve their customers. This month, we’re bringing you a few of the top headlines and what it could mean for your business.

Even though we’re already rounding out the first quarter of the new year, additional comparative data is being released about 2015 and what we can expect as we look to the rest of 2016. CONTINUE READING

4 Ways Green Construction Is Saving the Planet

Green Construction

Construction is slowly becoming a greener and more sustainable industry due to advances in technology and an adaption toward more eco-friendly building practices. All buildings and homes have an impact on their surrounding location, so it’s important to keep moving in a direction that decreases the environmental impact of these structures.

Creating awareness for environmentally-friendly processes is half the battle toward cleaning up and saving our planet. The more service professionals who support green construction, the better chance it’ll have at becoming an industry best practice. Fortunately, there are four ways green construction is already making its way into homes everywhere. CONTINUE READING