Union bully boys
Let’s learn how to protect ourselves from union bullying before the fight starts
The Passive House continued
Reno Coach Reiner Hoyer’s Passive House gets a new fan in Canadian Contractor Tools Editor Steve Maxwell
Meetings…what a waste!!
Actually, meetings are critical to work flow and morale. Here’s how to make them productive.
Is it the 90s crash all over again?
Reliably Dry: Best practices for keeping water out of basements
There are three main categories of features that work together to make a basement reliably dry.
We must deal with the underground cash economy, but it’s not all our responsibility
Helping your local big box or hardware store put on Saturday morning seminars is a great way to get in touch with your market
The 3 million dollar road Part 1: The eight steps to growth
Most renovation companies gross under $1 million in annual sales. That’s small, but Mike Draper, consultant to renovation contractors, says it doesn’t have to be that way. In the next four issues of Canadian Contractor, Draper, vice president coaching at Renovantage Inc., will explain how his company helps contractors grow their business from startup status of less that $300,000 to the heady success of $3 million and more.
The 3 million dollar road Part 2: Along the $3 million road
The following is the second in a four-part series…
The 3 million dollar road Part 3: Beyond your first million
In the last issue of Canadian Contractor Magazine we took a look at how important cash flow is for a $300,000 business growing to $1 million. The following is the third in a four-part series that will take you on the road to a $3-million business.
The 3 million dollar road Part 4: $3 million and beyond
Before growing from $2 million per year to $3 million and beyond, a contractor needs to make sure his business is running at a very profitable level.
To profit, specialize
you need to do one thing well
By Steve Greer
Illegal immigrants in construction need a break
The underground gets worse when you don’t let good, experienced trades from other countries work here legally.
The right price
There is a right price, and you need to charge it.
I find it strange. When it comes to the…
Your Leadership Style
By Glenn Gutek. In leadership, leaders must understand this…
A Canadian View of the American Housing Industry
According to the U.S. Commerce Department, seasonally adjusting housing…