How to Become a Construction Foreman

How to Become a Construction Foreman

Foremen are typically responsible for overseeing and coordinating the work of a construction crew, which may include carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and other skilled tradespeople. They may also be responsible for creating and managing project schedules, ordering...
Making Maximum Use of Your Crews

Making Maximum Use of Your Crews

Part of running a profitable construction business is making maximum use of your resources. Sometimes jobs or parts of a job get held up for one reason or another. When this happens, you need to reallocate those resources. There are phases of a project that allow you...
Your 2021 Marketing List

Your 2021 Marketing List

As we discussed in our last issue, 2021 is going to be a competitive year. If you want to succeed, you need to manage your business well (professional job bidding, accurate costing, etc.) AND you need a marketing plan to create new business! So let’s talk about...
Managing Materials

Managing Materials

You need to have relationships with multiple suppliers. After you have worked a few jobs, you can look back and compare the quotes you have received from different suppliers and see what your potential savings are working with one supplier or another for different...