Keeping the site neat is a very good way to leave a good public impression
Chris Bourgon says that the Ontario College of Trades will, effectively, be taking all his earnings from 4 days of work. He sees absolutely no value at all in the College. He’s not alone.
The same provincial government that brought in the Ontario College of Trades, to “tax” licensed tradespeople, is now handing out money for accessibility renovations.
“I’m fed up,” contractor says.
Video: Rob, Steve and readers weigh in on the Ontario College of Trades’ fees for “compulsory” trades
The College will be invoicing lots of you in April. $120 for licensed trades in certain categories, and $60 for apprentices. Many readers of Canadian Contractor are angry about this, saying that the College is offering little or no value in return.
The telephone can be the fastest and best way to qualify a customer. There is a simple but powerful question you can ask, over the phone, that can help create trust between you and the prospect.
The Square card reader system allows you to swipe your customer’s credit cards on your phone, at the jobsite or at their home, and have the money deposited into your bank account the next day.
Edmonton contractor sold his business for close to $500,000. The buyer got excellent value and has already started to move the business to even greater heights. The key to selling a renovation business is to make sure it can run without you, using proper systems.
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Just found this heart-warming story in the Toronto Star. An elderly couple in Wenling, Zheijang Province, China, didn’t agree with the government’s offered price to expropriate and demolish their home, so that a highway…