Be a Successful Remodeling Contractor

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Date

June 21, 2005

Format

Electronic book text, 322 pages

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ISBN

0071467114 / 9780071467117

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Overview


Main description

Veteran remodeling contractor R. Dodge Woodson provides all the guidance and details necessary for success in the lucrative remodeling business. This practical guide covers every phase of starting, running, and operating a profitable business and delivers insider advice on everything from getting a license to renting an office to remodeling an entire home.

  • Sidebars and Tip Boxes provide valuable at-a-glance information
  • Real world case studies drive home key points from the text
  • How to start on a part-time basis
  • Buying trucks, tools, equipment, and materials
  • Mistakes that can kill a business -- and how to avoid them


Table of contents

IntroductionChapter One: Going From Carpenter To Remodeling Contractor Chapter Two: When Builders Become Remodelers Chapter Three: Why Remodeling? Chapter Four: Kitchens and BathroomsChapter Five: Setting Up Your BusinessChapter Six: Your Business StructureChapter Seven: Office and Storage RequirementsChapter Eight: Adding a Computer to Your ToolboxChapter Nine: Keeping Track of Your CashChapter Ten: Trucks, Tools, Equipment, and InventoryChapter Eleven: Creating and Promoting an Attractive Business ImageChapter Twelve: Hiring EmployeesChapter Thirteen: 15 Mistakes That Can Kill Your Business and How to Avoid ThemChapter Fourteen: Bidding Jobs at Profitable PricesChapter Fifteen: Subcontractors, Suppliers, and Code OfficialsChapter Sixteen: Time Management Translates Into Stronger EarningsChapter Seventeen: Customer SatisfactionChapter Eighteen: Growing Your Business From Year to YearChapter Nineteen: Nuts and Bolts of General Remodeling ProjectsChapter Twenty: Jobsite SafetyINDEX


Author comments

R. Dodge Woodson knows the home construction business inside and out. The owner of The Masters Group, Inc., of Brunswick, Maine, he has been a successful remodeling contractor for almost a quarter of a century. He is also a licensed master plumber; a Class A builder who has constructed over 60 homes in a single year; and a Designated Broker, the highest classification of professional real licensure available. With nearly 30 years of experience in construction and remodeling, Woodson is a true business insider whose advice has been tried and tested in the field.


Back cover copy

AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO A CAREER IN THE LUCRATIVE REMODELING BUSINESS

Veteran remodeling contractor R. Dodge Woodson provides great advice from his own successes for those considering starting -- or already launching or running -- a remodeling business. In Be a Successful Remodeling Contractor, he tells you how to save money and time during every step of the process, from getting your license, to setting up your office, to remodeling entire houses.

Learn how to:

  • Locate the profit centers in the remodeling business, and exploit them
  • Transition from carpenter or builder to remodeler
  • Get started in your spare time
  • Avoid 20 common mistakes that can kill your business
  • Create a business image that attracts customers
  • Buy trucks, tool, equipment, and materials at reduced costs
  • Ensure customer satisfaction, the key to success
  • Choose employees or subcontractors
  • Use computers to maximize profits
  • Anticipate your office and storage needs
  • Help your business grow, year in and year out





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