- October 9th 2017 at 2:39pm
One of the most frequently asked questions about becoming a contractor is whether or not it is a good idea to get your contractor's license. Here are two reasons why we think you should seriously consider it.
- September 19th 2017 at 1:15pm
Construction is an industry that is relying heavily on migrant forces to help ensure that there are enough workers to keep the construction industry afloat. Fewer Americans are entering the job force as more and more prefer air-conditioned office jobs than hard work like construction. This raises massive concerns as the migration crisis seems to have come to a boiling point in the US as of late.
- August 31st 2017 at 12:00am
What we do is simple. We give tradesmen the opportunity to take control over their own lives rather than having to do the bidding of their employers. You have already displayed for your employer the talent you had from the start. Whether you are a general contractor being hired out by your boss for a specific job, a great plumber helping your boss build his reputation as the master plumber in the region, the best electrician doing the same, a journeyman mechanical tradesman or even driving a truck today, you deserve the opportunity to run your own shop if you want that.
- August 25th 2017 at 12:00am
If you’re an independent contractor, it is important that you are fully insured against any liability. You may think that your chances of getting sued are unlikely, as you always provide quality work and you know your customers personally. However, something can always go wrong, and mistakes always happen. In addition, you may end up being named in a lawsuit where you are not the main guilty party; lawyers often name any contractors involved in a project in order to get the most for their client.
- August 10th 2017 at 7:00am
There is nothing in this world more satisfying than creating something, especially something that lasts. This is one of the very best parts of working construction. Everything you do is helping create something that will be there, a landmark not only in the location it sits but also in your life.
- July 26th 2017 at 12:00am
What exactly are contractor bonds? Do I need one to be licensed as a contractor in Arizona? If you have wondered about these and other questions, you have come to the right place. Here is everything you need to know about contractor bonds.
- July 19th 2017 at 7:00am
When working on a jobsite, your tools become one of your most important assets. Having broken or lost tools can cost a company not only time and money, but could also jeopardize their ability to work for the same company again. We have compiled a list of 5 tips to help you keep your tools, both big and small, safe so you can continue to work without unwanted interruptions.
- July 11th 2017 at 9:00pm
We have all seen the signs hanging on the outside of construction sites as we walk (or drive) past - the one about only being allowed to wear closed toe shoes onsite. When you're someone who works in the construction industry, you probably understand why a sign like that would be posted. Safety is always a concern on the job site, from a person's head all the way down to their feet. That is why the importance of safety boots can never be understated.
- June 24th 2017 at 11:00am
Construction projects are full of work that one contractor would never be able to do on their own, which is why you hire subcontractors to complete the job. Payroll administration, especially in the construction industry, is another job that requires skill and efficiency, so why would you keep that work in-house if you don't already have someone who knows what they are doing?
- June 15th 2017 at 2:45pm
In the contracting world, there is a lot of emphasis on placed on these three words. Contractors make a point of using them on their websites and in their advertising. These words make the people using them sound credible, but what do they mean?