Month: November 2016

3 Must-Have Tools in Your Construction Lead Generation Arsenal

Every construction lead you bring in has the potential to add thousands to your bottom line, but getting those leads still takes an outlay of time, money and effort. Focusing on the most efficient lead generation tools helps ensure your investment pays off. A High-Quality Portfolio A carefully chosen selection of clear, well-composed photos of your …

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Using Social Media to Source New Construction Leads

Word of mouth has always been an important part of construction marketing, and the growth of social media gives you even more power to build buzz around your firm. To get a consistent flow of leads from your social media efforts, though, you need the right approach. Provide Content Worth Sharing Social media makes it …

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Construction Lead Generation – a 3-Pronged Approach

There are numerous approaches to construction lead generation, but a few stand out as particularly effective. While relying on just one method can limit your growth, choosing several proven approaches lets you refine your skill with each while maximizing your lead flow. Prospect for Leads By visiting a potential client at their place of business, …

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Important Points in the 2016 Safe Pipes Act

High safety standards in construction don’t just protect building occupants, they also help protect the natural environment around us. The “Safe Pipes” Act, developed to protect the Great Lakes from fuel spills, is a good example of this. Improved Planning for Pipeline Safety This summer, President Obama signed the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and …

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What’s Trending in Landscape Architecture

Modern homeowners continue to demonstrate a growing interest in making the best possible use of all available space, which is reflected by current landscape architecture trends. Information from a survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), cited on the website ProRemodeler, gives an accurate view of where homeowners currently stand on both practical …

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How to See an ROI from Your Telematic System Faster

A telematic system gives you the data you need to manage your equipment in more cost-effective ways, but there’s a learning curve to using one. By investing some time in planning how you’ll use yours, you’ll start enjoying the full benefits of a telematic system as soon as possible. Set Clear Goals Raw data won’t …

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Most Requested Sustainable Features in New Homes

As homebuyers become more aware of how eco-friendly features can save them money and protect the environment, demand for these features is rising steadily. Including commonly requested sustainable features in new homes is one way to attract attention from informed homebuyers. Low-E Windows Low-E (low emissivity) windows are treated with a coating that improves their ability to …

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Understanding the Dangers of Silica Dust

Because silica dust is nearly ubiquitous on construction sites, it’s easy to underestimate the threat it poses. By practicing conscientious silica dust safety, though, you can greatly mitigate risks of exposure without slowing down your workflow. A Common, Yet Invisible Threat Silica, also called quartz, is found in many construction materials, including sand, many types …

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