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    Keeping Contracts While on the Job

    As the majority of users of this site will know, working as an independent contractor often means that you are the only person running the show. You might have an apprentice or two to help you out with the legwork from time to time, but the business side of running things will likely fall to you and you alone. This can put a lot of contractors i... Read More

    by silb on May 17, 2018Comments (0)
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    Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

    More and more of us are becoming conscious of the impact our lifestyles have on the planet. Thanks to major documentaries like Blue Planet on the BBC, we are being educated about the dangers of not being mindful about the consequences of our decisions. More of us are taking steps to make sure our homes have a small environmental impact. If you&r... Read More

    by silb on February 15, 2018Comments (0)
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    How to Get on The Property Ladder after University

    Leaving behind the student life and supporting yourself in the real world can be intimidating. Help yourself feel more confident about your finances with these 3 tips on how to manage money and set the foundations for a successful and happy future.   Make a Budget Plan Evaluating your current financial situation is the best way to plan a... Read More

    by silb on January 30, 2018Comments (0)
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    Style Tips For Your Rental Property

    If you are like one of the many people who have decided to reinvest their savings from the bank account into property, you might be new to the world of working as a landlord. A look at the market places reveals why so many have opted for this change. The supply of housing in the UK is so low, and loads of people are looking to find somewhere to ... Read More

    by silb on December 16, 2017Comments (0)
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    Basic DIY Tips

    When it comes to owning a home we all know that there’s a degree of maintenance and upkeep that’s required. Having the skills to be able to take care of your home can save you a great deal of money in repair men, and hassle when you can sort something yourself. There are a number of things that commonly go wrong in every home, but h... Read More

    by silb on December 06, 2017Comments (0)
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    Beginners Guide to Drywall Tools

    If you’re new to drywall and drywall projects, here’s a list of tools that are absolute must haves. Consider this a list of the basic drywall tools you will need for the majority of drywalling jobs.Year after year we fill general contractor Palm Desert needs for our client's drywall projects. For the most part, these are pretty ... Read More

    by JCD Constrn. on September 04, 2017Comments (0)
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    Knowing the Area You’re Working In

    Having an understanding of the geographic area your business operates in is vital to ensure growth and sustainability. Working as a contractor, you’ll be familiar with the idea that your income is reliant upon people seeking your services and hiring you to do work on their homes or businesses. But the crucial part of maintaining a flow of ... Read More

    by silb on March 24, 2017Comments (1)
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    Funding Home Improvement Projects

    Scraping the money together to undertake home improvement projects can be a tricky exercise. And there’s nothing worse than looking around your home, seeing something that you want to change and knowing that you don’t have the money to properly make that change. Here a number of different options that you could look at when you&rsquo... Read More

    by silb on March 21, 2017Comments (0)
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    Accidents Can and Will Happen

    For anyone working within the contractor industry, being able to get to the job is the be all and end all. We work for ourselves, and if we can’t get into work, no one is going to give us any sort of sick pay and we’ll lose out on income. For that reason it’s vitally important that we have the right protection in the event that... Read More

    by silb on March 17, 2017Comments (0)
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    Interior Design - My Limited Experience

    I always find it interesting to get caught up in the work that comes after flooring is done. All to often you might find that you work day-to-day, with your main concern being to get 3 pallets of laminate flooring down without scuffing a clients walls on your way to and from the van. Your mind can be more on where the next job is coming from, ra... Read More

    by silb on January 19, 2017Comments (0)
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