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How To Get A Louisiana Contractor License

Posted: September 24, 2019
Any construction project of $50,000 or more ($1 or more for hazardous) must be performed by a licensed contractor, even the home owners themselves. There are no provisions in the law to prevent an owner from applying for and being issued a contractor’s license. Read More

Sick of Being the Lowest Bidder?

Posted: September 24, 2019
The age old problem of every contractor - you want to get as many jobs as possible but continuously being the lowest bidder is costing your company thousands. So, how can you make sure you get the job without being the lowest bidder? Find a way to provide value to your customer outside of cost. Most customers place more value on quality, professionalism, and ethics over price so you need to find a way to show potential customers you excel in these areas. Read More

Home Inspectors: A True Value

Posted: September 23, 2019
As a home inspector, you know that the inspection is intended to give homebuyers an unbiased, knowledgeable account of any identifiable issues within the home. Read More

How To Choose An Ethical Contractor

Posted: September 23, 2019
Let’s face it, there is no hard or fast way to tell whether a contractor you plan to work with is going to do right by you. However, there are certainly some steps you can take to reduce the chances of choosing a shady contractor. Read More

Getting the Job Without Being the Lowest Bidder: A How-to Guide

Posted: September 16, 2019
The age-old problem for every contractor - you want to get as many jobs as possible but continuously being the lowest bidder is costing your company thousands. So, how can you make sure you get the job without being the lowest bidder? You must find a way to show value to your customer outside of cost. Believe it or not, most customers place more value on quality over price, so you need to find a way to show potential customers you excel in these areas. Read More

Spanish Researchers Use Recycled Waste for Building Material

Posted: August 15, 2019
The School of Building at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid says mineral wool waste can be used instead of reinforced fibers in construction. Mineral wool is an insulation made from molten glass, stone or industrial waste that is spun into a fibre-like structure.  Read More

Building with Laser Focus

Posted: August 15, 2019
Construction takes laser focus - attention to detail, exact measurements, precise calculations and scrupulous mechanics are critical to a project’s success. Laser technology makes a project even easier by taking the guess work out of measuring and constructing models. Read More
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