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General Building Contractor License: Acquisition & Details

Any person who does more than supply furnishings made or constructed by another manufacturer – whether they’re applied inside or outside a residential or commercial property, will require a general building contractor license to avoid being fined for the work; no matter how well it turns out. Although this is a basic and all-encompassing rule that extends nationwide; there are other general contractor requirements with which a builder must become familiar. These can vary from state-to-state. The license isn’t only required to legally build and construct, but also for less-intensive projects such as painting and electrical repairs. Read more.

Electrical Contractor Exam: How to Pass & Gain Certification

Passing the electrical contractor exam is the final step toward being able to secure employment as an electrician. This test is extremely difficult and has a high rate of failure for first-time takers. In order to increase the odds of passing on the first attempt, applicants will need to develop a rigid study plan to ensure a successful outcome. Read more.

MCN Launches to Help Companies Find Minority-Owned Contractors

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX – The Minority Contractor Network (MCN), a B2B web service aimed at connecting verified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with new business opportunities from the retail, restaurant and hospitality sectors launched today, using Fixxbook® as it’s core software platform. Read more.

Contractor Management: How to Manage Your Project Budgets

In a struggling economy, it can be a very nerve wracking experience to take on a construction project (no matter how major or minor) with the help of a professional contractor. For most businesses, budgets are tight, and it seems that when it comes to construction projects, the unexpected is always waiting to happen and rack extra dollars onto your bill.

Though there are obviously issues that may arise that are beyond the control of anyone, there are steps that you can take to help keep your project budget under control, and as close to your original cost projections as possible. When you adhere to these simple yet highly effective contractor management tips, you will be able to successfully stick to a reasonable project budget. Read more.

The Top Construction Contractor Training Programs

In a day and age when earning a Bachelor’s degree is no guarantee of a job, more and more job seekers are pursuing trade certifications and training. One such trade, and one that will never lack for a market, is construction. There are hundreds of institutions across the United States where commercial construction contractors can get started. Here are some of the top training programs for individuals hoping to land employment as commercial construction contractors: Read more.