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Posted By: John L. on January 27, 2020 in Contractor
During my travels last year, I asked many customers, agents, and trade show attendees, “What is the biggest challenge you face in your business?” The most common answer was finding qualified, skilled employees. Having the proper work force plays a critical role in a company's success. Now that we have entered a new year, many businesses are evaluating their workload and staffing.
Posted By: John L. on December 4, 2019 in Contractor
As a carpenter by trade, a carpenter pencil has been in my tool belt for as long as I can remember. Those funny looking rectangular pencils catch the attention of some who see them for the first time and wonder why they are designed the way they are. From my experience, here is what I can share about the design and use of carpenter pencils.
Posted By: John L. on November 20, 2019 in Contractor
A large part of our journey through life is the profession we choose. I chose construction and, looking back after 37 years in the industry, I have no regrets. Drawing from my own experience, I have put together 8 advantages of choosing a career in the construction trades.
Posted By: John L. on November 5, 2019 in Contractor
Closing out a construction project is one of the most important aspects of a job. Taking the entire construction process, winding it down, and gathering all the information and documents needed for closeout can have its challenges. This seems especially true for larger projects.
Posted By: John L. on October 30, 2019 in Contractor
There are differences between commercial and residential construction, especially when it comes to building relationships with owners. If you are a home improvement contractor or a residential contractor who works for homeowners, you may be aware of the importance of nurturing that relationship.

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