Posts Tagged ‘construction tips’

 

5 Fun Upcycling Ideas for Leftover Gutters
Mar 29, 2018 | Posted in Builders, DIY, Framers

Got some guttering left over from a construction job? Don’t throw it out! Here are some great ways to reuse and recycle this valuable resource.

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Better Home Insulation Tips
Mar 26, 2018 | Posted in Builders, Framers

It secures a home’s energy envelope which means the homeowner saves money on energy bills and it makes for a more comfortable home. Proper installation of insulation is the key to success. It doesn’t matter what kind of insulation you choose, putting it in right will be the best way to ensure success.

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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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Save Time and Money with these Estimate Tips
Mar 1, 2018 | Posted in Articles

You need to produce accurate estimates that don’t price you out of the running, and ensure your profit margins. You can’t spend hours on these, so you need to have a system in place to save time and prevent costly mistakes.

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3 Free Quote Templates
Feb 26, 2018 | Posted in Builders, Framers

Providing quotes and estimates for clients is one of the most difficult construction jobs. Quote too much and you may price yourself out of the running, but quote too little and both you and your client will be unhappy.

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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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Village of Tiny Houses Gives Vets a Place to call Home
Dec 27, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Now a new initiative by the Veteran’s Community Project (VCP), based in Kansas City, is creating a village of 50 tiny houses to provide housing for veterans in the area.

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