HOW TO MANAGE YOUR EMOTIONS DURING THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR EMOTIONS DURING THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

By Bryan Kaplan The role of project manager in residential renovations is one of the most challenging positions to be in with respect to client service. You are in people’s homes and managing a client’s largest single financial investment ...READ MORE
COLLECT YOUR CASH QUICKER BY GIVING CLIENTS VARIOUS OPTIONS

COLLECT YOUR CASH QUICKER BY GIVING CLIENTS VARIOUS OPTIONS

By Karisa Marra, a business expert at payments and point-of-sale company Square. Every home renovator wants to find more time in the day and money in the bank. Working closely with home renovators across Canada, I’ve come to realize ...READ MORE
GENERATING REPEAT BUSINESS BY CONVERTING A SINGLE SALE INTO A CASH COW

GENERATING REPEAT BUSINESS BY CONVERTING A SINGLE SALE INTO A CASH COW

Edited by Allan Britnell By enhancing your customers’ perceived value of what they just purchased from you, you can leverage a first-time sale into a virtual lifetime of loyalty and referrals. Congratulations – you just made a sale! The ...READ MORE
HOW TO EDUCATE YOUR CUSTOMER ABOUT PRODUCT PURCHASES

HOW TO EDUCATE YOUR CUSTOMER ABOUT PRODUCT PURCHASES

By Brian Kaplan, ConstructionConsulting.co We’ve all been there; a client looks at an estimate you’ve provided and starts to break it down line-by-line, trying to understand individual costs instead of looking at the overall big-picture of the project. Raise your ...READ MORE
BUILD A CLASSIC WOODEN EXTERIOR DOOR

BUILD A CLASSIC WOODEN EXTERIOR DOOR

By Steve Maxwell You certainly can’t complain about the performance of modern, ready-made exterior, insulated doors. They keep out the cold and rain very well, but despite all the impressive technical stats, even the best ready-made exterior doors still ...READ MORE
SIX BRAND IDENTITY TIPS TO DRIVE SALES

SIX BRAND IDENTITY TIPS TO DRIVE SALES

By Ashlee Brayfield Competition in the homebuilding and renovation industry is fierce, which means that growing your construction business requires a strong marketing and branding strategy. Whether your construction company is nestled in a rural town or a large ...READ MORE
HOW THEY HANDLED THE PANDEMIC

HOW THEY HANDLED THE PANDEMIC

The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest change order the contracting industry has ever faced. While many businesses made the prudent choice to cease operations for the safety of their employees and clients, in various regions of the country, contractors ...READ MORE
FOUR TIPS FOR BETTER OUTDOOR WOOD PROJECTS

FOUR TIPS FOR BETTER OUTDOOR WOOD PROJECTS

By Steve Maxwell Have you got plans to build a gazebo, deck, dock, swing set or rural mailbox post? The real-world tips you’ll get here will make your big outdoor projects better. Outdoor Projects Trick#1: Setting Posts Whenever possible, ...READ MORE
Space Heating Canadian Homes With a Water Heater

Space Heating Canadian Homes With a Water Heater

By Steve Maxwell Hot water heating systems are traditionally fired by some kind of boiler, and there are plenty of HVAC contractors who’ll tell you that tank-style heaters won’t work for heating. This is not true, proven by the ...READ MORE
The perfect pandemic project

The perfect pandemic project

By Steve Maxwell Schools are closed and summer camps cancelled. What on Earth are we going to do with the kids? Now is the time for your clients to be looking at building a backyard playset. There are three ...READ MORE
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