All lead generation websites should value any and all reviews, good or bad, users post about their website. Good reviews bring on more users and a company’s response to poor reviews can also bring on new users.
Nevertheless, no matter how reliable you may think reviews for lead generation websites may be, there are always at least two sides to every story. As such, before you determine which lead generation site is best for contractors, make sure you know the bottom line behind all lead generation site reviews. CONTINUE READING
While there is no way to guarantee payment on the projects you work on, it’s essential to pay attention to details that can help make this process easier and/or faster. Keeping accurate records and documentation in regards to what is expected of your company is vital. Get your clients to sign off on every step, especially that of changed orders. Make it clear that additional work not specified on the signed contract might cost more money.
Unfortunately, getting a customer to pay you is no easy feat. However, completing these six steps when you don’t receive payment can help in reducing the stress factor of it all.
As a painting contractor, writing proposals and performing contract administration are just two of the many job functions you will find yourself involved in. How well you manage these tasks will be critical to your company’s success. This includes creating a professional proposal, drawing up and submitting the contract and negotiating with the owner or general contractor. CONTINUE READING
It’s always the smallest things that make the biggest difference and perhaps the smallest, yet most vital aspect of any home improvement project is open communication between you and the homeowner.
Having an open dialogue before, during and after the project is key in receiving high-quality reviews. Staying on the same page will ensure clear expectations, better understanding and ultimately, a happy customer.
Unlike many of us, Danny Harding pretty much knew what he was going to be when he grew up at the age of 13. He started working on roofs and other home improvement jobs in Philadelphia with his father as a teenager and has stuck with it ever since.
Thanks to years of experience, Danny took the big step and started his own business, Tanks Roofing & Contracting, back in 2012. I recently chatted with Danny to hear how he got started, what he thinks of CraftJack and some of his most memorable roofing projects. CONTINUE READING
There is no longer a one-stop shop for home improvement tools. Fortunately, for our pros, that means only the best products are making it to market, in stores, across the country.
See below as we explore four new products that recently came to market or will soon be available for purchase. If you would like a recap of other new tools released this year, please see New Products: May 2015. CONTINUE READING