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Cordless Rotary Tools Have So Many Uses

It's easy to write off rotary tools, even cordless ones, as belonging strictly in the realm of DIYers, weekend warriors, homeowners and hobbyists. But a cordless rotary tool can make the job of a...

Considerations for your Next Job Site Dumpster Rental

Unless you’ve made other arrangements with your client, you’re responsible for dumpster rental for any demo work you’re performing on a job site.  As straightforward as it may sound, there are some considerations to...

Planes, Trains and More: Traveling Safely with Your Tools

Not all contractors like to or want to travel outside their traditional service areas unless they can do so in their work vehicles. But occasionally, circumstances may require taking some of your hand and...

Tips for Streamlining the Appointment Reminder Process

When your company is successful, you'll have jobs booked for weeks or months ahead of time. All this business is the heart of your company, but to your clients, it's an inconvenient necessity when...

Is your Temporary Shoring in Ship Shape?

A build where you’re working in a trench or excavation has different OSHA standards than the shoring you’d use to temporarily prop up a wall during a renovation. Know what’s legally required for your...

Common Mistakes Contractors Make on Their Taxes

It'd be impossible to quickly list every mistake you could make on your taxes, but contractors are susceptible to some common errors. Keep an eye out for these errors to save money, time, grief...

Saying Goodbye with Grace: 4 Tips for Letting an Employee Go

Managers in virtually every industry agree: having to fire an employee is one of the hardest parts of the job. It’s difficult knowing you’ll have such a catastrophic effect on someone’s life, even if...

Renting a Modular Space: Setting Up an Office on the Jobsite

Having a modular office space on your jobsites can help improve efficiency and productivity while reducing some of the costs and stress associated with working on larger jobs. Source: contractortalk.com =>Renting a Modular Space: Setting...

How to Find (and Where to Look for) Good Employees

Effectively recruiting good workers means not only ensuring you find the right candidates, but also improving the chance that the potential employee will see the work you are offering as something they really want. Source:...

How Private is Your Online Activity? A Primer for Business Owners

So, you probably thinking, “Hey, I’ve got all my social media pages set to “private,” “friends only” or whichever setting each site uses to make sure my posts don’t become public. I’m free to...

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