Your Own Construction Company is Possible through Franchising

If you’ve ever caught yourself admiring some type of construction work–whether it be vinyl siding, paint, carpet, whatever–you may also find yourself thinking of doing that type of work as a career, especially if your current employment is stagnant, unfulfilling, or insecure.

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The fact that you are inspired by the work of others shows that you have a heart for the trade. Once you’ve got that, you’ll be willing to do what it takes to succeed–learning the skills, doing the legwork, and making a quality product.

Of course, the main reason you haven’t already started a business is probably the fear of finding a market.…

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Before You Build: Construction Industry Concerns for Small Business Owners

Real estate offers a lot of opportunities, particularly when you have construction skills and can handle rehabs in-house. When you have those construction skills, starting a small business centered around repairs and rehabs can seem like a good way to pay the bills.

Refurbish a house

Before you decide to go into business for yourself as a builder or repairman, you need to have a handle on the challenges and problems. While construction can be a very lucrative industry, it also has its fair share of potential pitfalls. Make sure you have a plan in place to avoid the worst roadblocks you can run into.…

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Building Up Your Construction Company

After laying the foundations, things are finally starting to place. Here’s what to do now your construction company has left the start-up stage behind.

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Staffing

Now that you are ready to expand your construction business, you may be considering hiring full or part-time assistants where previously you have used other contractors. This is a good choice early on since it is a risk to have staff members on your pay-roll when you aren’t assured of any large income. However, if you have taken on enough clients and are assured that you can handle the risks, taking on an employee can be a much cheaper source of labour than involving other contactors.…

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