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Focus - On top of roofing relationships

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? Austin is booming! I think it’s booming all over the state....

Created by : kestescn
09/28/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Green Building - A green horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? The construction industry as whole is doing fine. There are new projects and new products coming on board every day. Each city faces its obstacles. Our challenges are still the same, lead times for permits are still lagging and the shortage of labor has always been a factor....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
09/13/2017 06:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Service Providers - Servicing ahead

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? I’m cautiously optimistic! The Texas markets have shown steady growth over the years and seem to continue showing this growth....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
07/27/2017 13:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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FOCUS - Electrical Industry - Gaining strength through adversity

AUSTIN - The current outlook for the electrical industry is strong. The number of construction projects in Texas has been steadily rising for both large and small companies over the past several years....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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FOCUS - Electrical Industry - Electrical horizon

AUSTIN - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms?...

Created by : cwiatrekcn
06/29/2017 14:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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FOCUS - HVAC & Plumbing - Summertime in Texas

AUSTIN - It is that time again in Texas! When temperatures begin to climb, HVAC companies know that their busy season is starting and it is going to last for a solid six months or more. While sagacious owners strive to balance their workload throughout the year, there is no doubt that the cooling season in Texas is the most busy, most stressful, and hopefully the most profitable time of the year....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
05/30/2017 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Four common construction law misconceptions

AUSTIN - Throughout two decades of law practice, I have heard a number of recurring legal misconceptions from clients. Four of the more common construction law misconceptions include:...

Created by : lvelasquezcn
01/29/2018 12:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Tax reform

AUSTIN - The passing of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a historic accomplishment by lawmakers. The act, seemingly, will try to spur our nation’s economic growth and job creation by reducing the tax burden on all job-creating businesses. So what exactly does this mean for contractors? How will the new laws affect the way contractors run their businesses? How much TAX SAVINGS should contractors expect?...

Created by : lvelasquezcn
01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - How much does a contract bond cost?

AUSTIN - I frequently get asked to provide estimates for the cost of a bond as if I have a slab of meat and the buyer only needs one pound. Sure thing, I’ll just shave off a little and there you go! Of course, it isn’t nearly that simple and as my dad always says, “It depends.” The most common factors that determine rate are the type of work, time until project completion, length of warranty, where the project is located, whether design...

Created by : lvelasquezcn
01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Carbon monoxide poisoning

AUSTIN - Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas which interferes with the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood. CO is non-irritating and can overcome persons without warning. Many people die from CO poisoning, usually while using gasoline powered tools and generators in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation....

Created by : lvelasquezcn
01/29/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0