Keeping Your Contracting Business Afloat

Posted on: 28 March 2019

Whether your expertise is plumbing or roofing, being a contractor requires that you pay for a lot of supplies, labor and materials before clients pay you. At times, this can lead to financial difficulties. These difficulties increase when your clients aren't immediately paying you, especially if you're taking on more work. What contractor funding activities can you do to keep money flowing in? Maintain Good Credit If your business credit isn't good, purchasing supplies or dealing with other company emergencies is hard. [Read More]

Your Welding Union: Recruiting Members

Posted on: 20 January 2019

Once you've decided to unionize the welding contractors in your city or county, you may be thrilled to run it. You could be eager to start collecting dues and perform tasks that will benefit all the contractors in the area. However, you may find your membership numbers aren't as high as you'd hoped. What recruitment ideas could help? Inform People Sometimes, contractors aren't sure why a union would be anything they want to join. [Read More]

Are You Designing A Mexican-Style House?

Posted on: 9 November 2018

Is your dream of living in a Mexican-style house finally coming true because you are designing it yourself? From selecting the materials for the facade of the house to selecting the roof to add to the Mexican flavor of your new house, here are some ideas that might help you to design something beautiful and unique. The Facade Material - You certainly have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting the building materials for the outside of your house. [Read More]

Why Composite Materials Are Perfect For Elevated Decks

Posted on: 2 September 2018

If you are going to add an elevated deck to your property, you need a material that meets certain characteristics. Obviously, it needs to be strong enough to walk on, water resistant, and capable of withstanding heavy foot traffic. Wooden decks are definitely the most common, but they are now becoming second choice to composite products. This article explains why composite wood perfect for decking of any size and style. [Read More]