Blog 2018-03-28T03:05:43+00:00

9 Tips to Help You Grow Your Construction Business

Starting a construction business is not easy, but expanding your business presents even more of a challenge. Nothing is impossible, though, as long as you stay consistent in your persistence. Taking the correct steps towards success can and will create the potential to grow your construction business. There are many ways you can expand your construction business. Here are [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Construction Management

Construction Management (CM) is a professional skill required to prosper in the industry. You need to use specific techniques to successfully administer the design, planning, and construction of a project from its beginning to its end. Overall, the primary purpose of CM is to control a project’s time, cost, and quality to ensure you are earning a decent profit [...]

Top Tips from Successful Contractors in the Construction Business

Most contractors in the construction business work hard, but they seem to rarely take into consideration what truly matters and how to make their companies grow. It is common to start the process by asking, "What should I do first to increase my profits by a more substantial margin?" Sometimes it may better to focus on more significant tasks [...]

The 4 C’s of Construction

In the ever-evolving and constantly growing construction business, contractors need to continuously reevaluate their strategies and decisions to keep up with the industry. Persistent improvement and innovation in how you run your business will lead to higher rates of success. Even though you may find one method that works for your, constant adjustments and modifications can create higher margins [...]

Reasons for the Skilled Labor Shortage in the Construction Industry

One of the most important parts of running a successful business is hiring the right people. However, that task becomes increasingly difficult as the unemployment rate decreases and fewer people are looking for jobs. What should you do when you cannot find the right employees to hire for your construction business? Learn about the causes of the skilled labor [...]

Tips for Managing and Hiring Millennials in the Construction Business

If you want your construction business to grow, it is vital to understand the significance of a new generation that is actively overtaking baby boomers in a large portion of the workforce. Youth have been brought up in a much different era than baby boomers. Baby boomers lived in the construction industry era, while millennials have been born into [...]

6 Successful Business Strategies for Construction Company Managers

No matter what field you choose to focus on, multiple issues constantly inhibit any business’ pathway to success. Every construction company manager or owner knows what he or she wants—and that is to earn more money, boost his or her business, be in control of the process without having to be involved in every part, and to maintain a [...]

9 Reasons Why Contractors Prefer Intuit QuickBooks

Get professional results with no pain! Avoid the traditional dilemma of using Excel sheets and reviewing nonsensical reports! Take advantage of Intuit QuickBooks and its easy-to-use features; get quick access to instantly enter the money you receive and payout. Intuit QuickBooks is accounting software available in both Desktop and a Cloud-based Online version that helps businesses to make and [...]

Useful Tips for Construction Project Estimation

Competing in today’s construction market is tough. To keep your company profitable and growing, you need to understand the importance of project cost estimation--both what it is and how it can help you succeed. The simplest explanation that I can give you is that cost estimating consists of converting the components of your construction jobs into budgetary numbers. Your [...]

Pricing and Reviews | HammerZen Vs. Other Import QuickBooks Software

HammerZen is an Intuit-approved app that helps Home Depot customers import transaction data and lists into QuickBooks with just a few clicks. There are many tools out there that can help you automate the process of importing Home Depot receipts in QuickBooks, which is your accounting, bookkeeping, and overall financial management software. The reason there are so many import [...]

Six Tips for Hiring the Best Subcontractors

The daily tasks of a contractor are often difficult and complex. Contractors are responsible for many things ranging from managing the construction process to customer relations. They are also expected to search for and hire the right subcontractors specialized for each job. Hiring subs can be very challenging when you’re also trying to keep your bid prices low. Many [...]

7 Construction Safety Topics You Cannot Afford to Miss

Almost every construction or any other related business owner’s biggest fear is having an injury or accident in the workplace, as your coworker or employees are your important part after your family as the same bond you have created with them in time. Accidents can happen for multiple reasons, whether it is inadequate supplies, incorrect handling of tools, or [...]