Preparing Your Roof For Snow

Preparing Your Roof For Snow Your roof is the first defender against all severe weather. For this reason, your roof should be prepared to encounter any predicted weather in the upcoming season. Accuweather predicts that frequent storms will bring the snowfall to above-normal for the Northeastern area of the US. It’s important to understand what […]

Prevent Water Damage to your Wallet

Prevent Water Damage to your Wallet The smallest amounts of water can cause major damage to your floors, walls, cabinets, etc. The damage can cost you well over thousands of dollars in damages to your home and business. Once you’ve discovered water damage, time is of the essence. A study by the Institute of Business & Home […]

Showcasing Your Work Online

Showcasing Your Work Online By now, you’ve seen how our society revolves around the internet. Businesses have taken advantage and use the internet as a marketing tool. As a contractor, it is beneficial to understand how to properly showcase your work on the internet and gain potential customers. Putting Yourself Out There Your website should […]

Explaining To Your Clients The Difference Between “Licensed, Bonded, and Insured”

Explaining To Your Clients The Difference Between “Licensed, Bonded, and Insured” When potential customers are looking for new contractors, they prefer to see words such “licensed, bonded, and insured” however, most do not know what the difference is. Take the time to explain these terms, in the most understandable way, and protect and boost your […]

How Contractors Can Get Involved with Social Media

How Contractors Can Get Involved with Social Media The internet, since it’s existence, has only grown more and more popular. It provides a way of communication,  access to information, and even a means to shop online. Americans run their every day lives depending on the internet, but nothing has quite impacted society like social media. […]

Tips On How To Connect With Prospects

Tips On How To Connect With Prospects What exactly does it take to win over a prospective client?  Learning how to handle people is important for your business. Other than the obvious characteristics, such as good products, competitive pricing, and an easily understood proposal, there are steps you can take to improve your ability to connect with potential clients. […]

Why You Should Never Work With Live Electricity

Why You Should Never Work With Live Electricity As we all know, working with electricity is dangerous. A good electrician will always make sure they turn off the power source, test to make sure it is off, and still work cautiously as if the wires were still hot. Often, when the appropriate precautions are not […]

Must Haves For Your Electrical Safety Kit

Must Haves For Your Electrical Safety Kit Electricians are always at risk for the dangerous exposure to electricity. Electrical injuries due to shock, electrocution, fires and explosions can range from severe burns, blindness, hearing and memory loss from the pressure wave, broken bones and even death. Electrical safety standards set by the Occupational Safety and […]

Should Your Business Go Solar?

Should Your Business Go Solar? Over the past few years, solar energy has become increasingly popular. It is the newest alternative to getting electricity to run your home as opposed to the traditional power company. There are several ways a solar panel system can be set up depending on the types of panels, where the system […]

Wearing Jewelry as an Electrician: A Safety Hazzard?

Wearing Jewelry as an Electrician: A Safety Hazzard On average, electrocutions kills about 140 contractors each year. We all know the risk electricians take when their career revolves around a risky condition. The most common injury due to electrical shocks can cause moderate to severe burns. This commonly happens to your hands, heels or your […]