Contractors

We’re here to not only help contractors get the best service & materials in Central PA – but also to help them grow and perfect their business. With the Construction industry poised to experience major growth – both new opportunities and new competitors are bound to appear. Check out our posts on the topic and get some help getting started and/or growing your business!

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Recent Contractors Articles:

 
ada compliant bathroom

What to Know When Creating an ADA Compliant Bathroom

Whether building or renovating a small business, restaurant or any type of facility’s public restroom, it is vital to keep the accessibility guidelines established by the ADA in mind. ADA is an acronym for the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law enacted in 1990 to curb discrimination against people with disabilities public places.   Although the law has seen constant updates in the last 3 decades, our focus will be on the most recent major changes covering the ... [Read More]
ada compliant bathroom

 
Patio Designs to Fit Every Client's Style

9 Outdoor Patio Designs to Fit Every Client’s Style

There are many improvements that can be done to your client’s backyard that will not only make it a cozy space but also add curb appeal and increase market value. A particularly lucrative investment that you could talk to your client about is patio design plans. A patio offers the homeowner a multipurpose outdoor space that they may use to relax, dine and spend time outside with their family and friends. Despite all the obvious benefits of having an outdoor patio, most homeowners are reluctan... [Read More]
Patio Designs to Fit Every Client's Style

 
Every Client Should Consider Building an Addition

4 Reasons Every Client Should Consider Building an Addition

After years of living in the same house, all homeowners will eventually ask themselves if the home still satisfies their lifestyle. It may have fallen out of style or they could simply require more space. They then have to choose between moving to a new home and constructing an addition.  Showing your client the benefits of building an addition to help them make their decision can be extremely profitable, giving you a slice of the home improvement market pie, which was ... [Read More]
Every Client Should Consider Building an Addition

 
Marketing for Contractors

Your Guide to Marketing Specialty Remodeling to First-Time Customers

A home is more than a structure. It's the place where life happens and memories that will last a lifetime are made. As a contractor, you know home remodeling will add to the design and functionality of your client’s home, as well as increase the value of the property. But how do you market that knowledge to your first-time customer? First Things First: Starting a Specialty Remodel Whether you are a home contractor focusing on residential interior, exterior, or specialty remodeling, the... [Read More]
Marketing for Contractors

 
Construction Contractor for Home Remodeling

How Home Contractors Can Present Remodeling as a Long-Term Investment

Remodeling, for homeowners, is more than an investment in the property. It is an investment in memorable moments, stability and community roots for the homeowner and the family. Home contractors can present remodeling to a client as a long-term investment in both their home and well-being. The Home The biggest financial investment most families make over the course of their lives is, in fact, the purchase of their home. People usually spend more time in the house than in any other ... [Read More]
Construction Contractor for Home Remodeling

 
Contractor Quote

8 Quick Tips to Close More Contracting Clients

You're eager to quote and close more potential clients. But successful contractor sales can be tricky, especially if you've got a lot of competition quoting the same jobs. Don't worry! Keep reading to discover 8 tips to help you secure more contracting jobs.   1. Be a Friendly Contractor Friendliness is key to gaining the trust of potential customers, especially if they are unfamiliar with your business. If you want greater sales and more long-term relations with new clients... [Read More]
Contractor Quote

 

Tips for Growing a Successful Contracting Business

Contractors are an important part of any industry. When acting as a contractor, it is important to have clearly laid out terms with your client. Contracts in the construction business need to protect both the contractor and the client, so as to have a good and professional working relationship. Having a contracting business is not easy. You are most likely to face a number of challenges that can prove very tough to deal with, especially when you are not sufficiently prepared. The main key... [Read More]

 
Running a Local Contracting Business

10 Things Every Contracting Business Needs to Know

The global spending from the construction industry is projected to reach $14 trillion by 2025. With this industry poised to experience growth even in the years to come, there will be more opportunities for contractors. Do you think you are cut out for this industry but you have no idea where to start? Do not worry. In this article, we shall discuss some things you should know before starting your contracting business and how to succeed in the industry. Adopt Best Business Practice... [Read More]
Running a Local Contracting Business