Posts Tagged ‘building tips’

 

6 Proven Ways to Get Referrals Without Asking for Them
Mar 22, 2018 | Posted in Builders, Framers

For any other agency, good referrals are your best sales opportunities and are always worth getting. Here’s how.

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Student Training in the Dallas Area with Phil Crone
Feb 12, 2018 | Posted in Podcast

Phil Crone talks about the labor challenges the Dallas construction industry faces and how to bring back training in trades

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We Talk HBI curriculum with Steve Cousins
Feb 12, 2018 | Posted in Podcast

Learn more about the PACT curriculum and how it prepares students for the jobsite.

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An HBI Success Story with Former Student, Chuck Vaughn
Feb 12, 2018 | Posted in Podcast

Studying carpentry with the HBI enabled Chuck Vaughn to enjoy a career in something he really loved. Chuck received both classroom and on-the-job training; “It’s the best thing I ever did.”

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How the Home Builder’s Institute Changes Lives
Feb 12, 2018 | Posted in Podcast

HBI student Taylor Thompson discusses his experiences and how his carpentry course has changed his life.

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Looking at the Home Builders Institute with David Howard
Feb 12, 2018 | Posted in Podcast

The HBI helps students to get their trade qualifications through PACT and helps with placement in the industry. The HBI partners with organizations to provide training without cost for youth and veterans.

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Overview of the Home Builder’s Institute with John Courson
Feb 12, 2018 | Posted in Podcast

Looming labor shortages are at the forefront of every construction manager’s mind. The HBI is your partner in training the next generation of construction professionals. Our guest is John Courson, president and chief executive officer of the Home Builders Institute (HBI).

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7 Must-have Construction Apps for the New Year
Jan 9, 2018 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

As managers get more tech savvy and labor shortages force companies to look for ways to build faster and more efficiently, technology is providing those who adopt it with a distinct edge.

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Top Five OSHA Violations and How to Prevent Them
Dec 5, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

OSHA regulations are there to protect workers and property owners. Failure to adhere to OSHA regulations can lead to stiff fines for construction companies. Injuries on the jobsite that are reported to OSHA will lead to fines being imposed and crippling delays.

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Safety Upgrades to discuss with your Customers
Nov 20, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, Framers

Fires and gas leaks are always on the minds of homeowners who want to protect their property and keep their family safe. As technology improves, our fire and gas detection appliances get smarter all the time. When completing renovations or a new build, be sure to keep your clients up to date with the latest safety options.

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Choosing the Right Paintbrush for the Job
Nov 8, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY

Getting a finish that looks like it’s been sprayed on takes careful preparation and execution. Choosing the right paintbrush is the key to success.

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How to Use a Thermal Camera with a Blower Door Test
Sep 25, 2017 | Posted in Articles

As building codes and eco-savvy customers demand more energy efficiency from their homes, it has fallen to the construction professionals to create an effective building envelope. In this task, the blower door test plays a vital role in helping builders to find the gaps in the building envelope and seal them.

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