How Suppliers Can Lose $500k of Your Revenue

Posted by Michael Leonard on Dec 6, 2018 9:56:04 AM

Years ago I was working for a general contractor. We specialized in public construction. Municipalities, Housing Authorities and other State-owned properties. Roofing, siding, windows and carpentry were our focus. Before the beginning of a new project I had been approached by a rep from a lumber yard I had never worked with before. He took me out to lunch, did the whole schmooze deal. His pricing was good, and I thought we were on our way to building a solid business relationship.

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Topics: exterior remodeling, project management, supplier relations

Contractor or Office Manager? You Decide.

Posted by Michael Leonard on Nov 15, 2018 10:29:13 AM

Many contractors enter into the building business because they dream of doing big things. Big renovations. Ambitious building projects. Quality work creating happy customers and a great reputation.

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Topics: exterior remodeling, project management, contractor administration

3 Ways to Use Estimating to Drive Revenue

Posted by Michael Leonard on Oct 18, 2018 2:11:35 PM

Improving project estimating processes can enable surprisingly massive business benefits for contractors. And new tools and applications allow contractors to utilize the latest estimating technologies with little to no learning curve, offering a fast-track opportunity to greater revenue.

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Topics: exterior remodeling, margins, close rates, revenue, growth

Change Orders and Expendable Margin

Posted by Michael Leonard on Sep 27, 2018 11:51:40 AM

Change orders. An unfortunate everyday reality for exterior remodelers, change orders can impact everything from project logistics and timeframe to profit and customer satisfaction, and are essential to profitability. Effectively tracking them can mean the difference between consistently healthy margins and occasional (or even frequent) losses.

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Topics: change orders, exterior remodeling, margins

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