We get questions from both homeowners and contractors about clients furnishing their own materials. Contractors want to know if they should get involved with an owner who wants to do that. Owners want to know why the contractor wants to charge a markup on the materials. Read more about Owners Supplying Their Own Materials
General business management topics, articles that don't fit elsewhere . . .
A few of the problems with Cost Plus Contracts. A clip from Part 4 of our latest class based on the book, Markup & Profit; A Contractor's Guide Revisited. Read more about Cost Plus Contracts - Video Clip
Our newest six-hour class, based on the book "Markup & Profit, A Contractor's Guide Revisited", is now available. This clip is from the first part on financial requirements. Read more about Paying Owner's Salary
I saw a post from a guy who was about to move his family. His construction business has no work and he believes the answer is to move to a new location. Read more about Make Business Happen Where You Are
We've noticed the same problem that we've seen with other specialties. They believe that because their work is focused on one thing, their business operates differently. Read more about Business is business