Best Practices

Wet Weather is Coming. Some Simple Considerations for your Next Dumpster Rental

Contractor Talk has a quick article with some helpful tips around dumpster rentals. Illegal Dumping Location and Positioning Accesibility Weather Details here http://www.contractortalk.com/articles/2017/10/considerations-for-your-next-job-site-dumpster-rental/ ServicePair PRO for just $0.99

Tradesperson with a kid? Best selling

…construction toys and games on Amazon! Sure its fun to look.

Construction is dangerous work! Sometimes common sense isn’t that common!

For more information on Jobsite Safety, please visit http://www.jobsitecompliance.com/ This training videois designed to introduce the worker to common jobsite safety requirements and best practices.

Personal Protective Equipment only works if worn!

Starting Out? Tutorial On How To Read Plans Like A Pro

This is part of  a FREE series of 4 videos (this being the 2nd) showing you how to read construction drawings like a pro. Learning how to read plans is a skill that is within your reach and this series … Read More

It Isn’t Easy Being A Woman in Trades

“….Women represent just 4 percent of the workforce in natural resources, construction and maintenance, according to the U.S. Department of Labor….”   A very relevant article that talks about why women have been slow to join the trades. Women in … Read More

How To: Calculating Hourly Rates for a Contractor or Small Business

Are you just starting out in your business? If you need a simple way to come up with an hourly rate for a contractor or small business owner watch this video. [(hourly rate) + (direct expenses) + indirect expenses)] / … Read More

Do you work with rebar?

Learn how to set up rebar for a mat foundation, column or a footing. this video shows you step by step the names and different types of rebar members placed on a concrete column and a footing slab.

What is a Reasonable Profit in Construction?

ServicePair’s goal is to help put food on the table for skilled tradespeople. We try to collect up and post helpful business articles so contractors can improve their business acumen. The article authored by David J Hoare helps explain how … Read More

How To: Concrete Slab Pour

Tradecraft is always my favorite thing so learn. Watching concrete dry isnt exciting but seeing how to pour correctly is!