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Simple and Effective Ways To Market Your Handyman Services

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Here are 5 great and straightforward marketing ideas to grow you revenue if you’re a handyman.

Beyond the Signpost Flyer—How to Market Your Handyman Services

NextGen Work Truck? Meet the Bollinger Moters B1

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Telsa might be a pretty thing but this truck looks bad ass, gets work done, and puts food on the table!

Bollinger Motors B1: The Future of Work Trucks

Tool Box Buzz Does Head-to-Head Test: Full-Size Impact Drivers

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Six remodeling contractors tested 10 cordless impact drivers for productivity, torque, ergonomics, and value. Which driver won?

Read about it here.

 

The Basics of How To Install Tile With Careful Planning

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If you don’t know about Duane Craig’s blog, you should. Here is one of his latest posts; a very broad overview of how to install tile. It’s meant to help you understand the materials, tools and methods you use to install tile. It is not a definitive guide since different installations will require more specific instructions.

Read more: https://constructioninformer.com/install-tile-instructions/

Learn How to Be a Star on Customer Review Websites in Home Improvement Industry

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If you’re in the home services, trades or renovations business did you know that 88 per cent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations? We know that having a third party control your business reviews isn’t what anyone likes; especially when it comes to negative reviews. Want to learn more about how to shine?

https://www.freshbooks.com/blog/review-websites-home-improvement

4 Reasons to Never Pull a Permit for a Homeowner

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If you’re the contractor on a job for a homeowner, pulling permits will likely be part of the scope of services you’re being paid to provide. You’ll include the cost of the permits plus a fee to cover the time it takes to obtain them in your estimate. There are good reasons to never pull a permit for a homeowner.

More at Contractor Talk

Construction Insurance for Homeowners

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Construction insurance is no different than normal insurance for the homeowner. The intent is to ensure that any liability for damage, personal injury or other types of damages do not become a financial or legal issue for you, the homeowner.  What are some of the important issues that should be understood by the homeowner, prior and during a construction activity?

More at Builder-Questions.com

Avoid rework by avoiding these review traps

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  1. Sticking with tried-and-true paper files
  2. Putting off investing in tech in the field
  3. “If it ain’t till broke don’t fix it”
  4. Failing to adjust planning in real time

Want more info? Read this great article at Connect&Construct!

Big Jump in Building Permits for Residential Units in San Diego

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There were more than 2,100 residential construction permits issued in June, the most since March 2005. The sector has lagged most of this year, enough so that the total number of permits issued in the first six months as a whole are still down by 16.9 percent from last year.

More from the article at The Times of San Diego.