Month: June 2020

Can Permit Data Help Your Roofing Business?

As soon as the words, “coronavirus” were spoken, the roofing industry rushed to the forefront of the pandemic with two additional words: “essential business.” Roofing companies like GAF immediately began online-sharing to educate people on best practices; the new best industry practices for job site safety. The roofing industry decided waiting for a hailstorm to …

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Using Permit Data to Uncover Contracting Business Opportunities

Most construction industry companies depend on new business to maintain or increase profits. Using permit data can take your lead generations in surprising directions. But you must use building permit information with intent. Contractors, Subcontractors: Using Permit Data Works Construction contractors and subcontractors fall into basic categories and those include everything from Tom Sawyer painting …

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Using Permit Data to Uncover Swimming Pool Business Opportunities

What’s fun, healthy, and makes at-home quarantining beyond bearable? A swimming pool! This summer, more than ever before, homeowners are considering residential swimming pool installation. The swimming pool business goes far beyond digging a hole in someone’s backyard. It is pool supplies, pool maintenance, outdoor furniture, landscaping…and more. Two months ago, we weren’t sure we’d be …

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3 Ways Building Permits Can Help You This Summer

The residential housing market will rebound this summer. But it won’t look exactly like an outbound airplane, shooting upwards. “Expect a W-shaped rebound,” says real estate professional Dima Williams. July, August, and September should see an increase in home sales. It will be followed by a downturn caused by an anticipated return of the coronavirus …

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Using Permit Data to Uncover Home Services Opportunities

Many business owners and operators think building permit data is valuable information for builders. (It is.) It’s also helpful to construction companies, real estate professionals, and economic forecasters. What they don’t realize is many home services organizations regularly utilize building permit data sorts from Construction Monitor. “Yes, the mailing labels feature is nice, but…” There …

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Keeping Construction Equipment Cool in Hot Weather

It’s going to be warmer than usual throughout much of the U.S. this summer. In your continuing efforts to keep jobsite workers safe and cool, don’t neglect your construction equipment. Machinery downtime can cost. Construction Equipment Maintenance is Vital to Our Industry OSHA says the construction industry leads in workplace-related injuries and deaths. Many accidents …

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Construction Lead Generation Tools

Technology gave us instantaneous information delivery. We realized then building permit information could be used for quick, reliable construction lead generation. Today, we continue to develop targeted data that can be customized for every business.–David Mineer, CEO Construction Monitor Construction Monitor has been the construction lead generation source since 1989. At that time, we recognized …

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Construction Marketing Tips for Summer 2020

According to April 2020 Forbes, U.S. construction output growth this year could range between zero and -8%. You read that right: minus eight percent. It’s not all about COVID-19 illness and shutdowns, although that will have a stunning impact on the construction industry for many years. Supply shortages have paralyzed many projects. Marketing management is crucial. …

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