Economy Lumber: Blog Channelhttp://economylumber.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/31000/31515/thumb_economy-lumber_logo2012.jpgEconomy Lumberhttp://economylumber.comen-USCopyright 2015, Economy LumberThu, 27 Aug 2015 15:02:02 -0400Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:02:02 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comGetting your Contracting Business on the Internet blog_325661439611200http://economylumber.com/blog/article/32566/getting-your-contracting-business-on-the-internet-The construction business is one of the fastest growing industries once again, thanks to increase housing demand and lender activity. In today's changing technological world, it is important for contractors to roll with these changes.BlogsSat, 15 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Roof Repair vs Roof Replacement: Which do I need?blog_321721438401600http://economylumber.com/blog/article/32172/roof-repair-vs-roof-replacement-which-do-i-needReplacing the roof is something that most homeowners dread. The average national cost for tearing off and replacing an old roof in 2014 was nearly $12,000. The good news is that this expense does not come along very often.BlogsSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400The Right Steps to Effective Contractor Safety Managementblog_315951436983260http://economylumber.com/blog/article/31595/the-right-steps-to-effective-contractor-safety-managementFor owners of a contracting business, safety management is every bit as important as quality of work and customer satisfaction. In fact, effective contractor safety management can result in an improved return on investment and reputation, which is vital for gaining new business.BlogsWed, 15 Jul 2015 14:01:00 -0400Lumber blog_314041435783980http://economylumber.com/blog/article/31404/lumber-building-material-industry-in-2015Though the lumber and building material industry had suffered from a weakened demand during the years leading up to 2015 (because of the slowdown of building construction during the economic recession), the first half of 2015 has been part of a rapid rebound.BlogsWed, 01 Jul 2015 16:53:00 -0400Adding a New Back Door Entranceblog_309031434340800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/30903/adding-a-new-back-door-entranceAlmost all homes have at least two entrances: typically, the main entrance (front door) and a backdoor. Multiple entrances and exits are important for both convenience and safety. In some instances, it may be necessary to install a new backdoor entrance.BlogsMon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Importance of Jobsite Meetingsblog_305291433131200http://economylumber.com/blog/article/30529/importance-of-jobsite-meetingsIn the construction business, it stands to reason that productivity is the key to success. So, what is the key to productivity, might you ask? A good place to start is communication.BlogsMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Creating a Better Team Will Create a More Efficient Job blog_299711431662400http://economylumber.com/blog/article/29971/creating-a-better-team-will-create-a-more-efficient-job-Henry Ford was quoted as saying, "coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. " In the construction business, a good team could consist of freelancers and independent contractors all tasked to complete the project on time.BlogsFri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unitblog_297301430452800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/29730/how-to-clean-your-air-conditioner-condenser-unitMaintaining and cleaning your air-conditioner condenser unit on a regular basis is the best way to ensure the unit will remain reliable and efficient throughout its years of service. Luckily, these units are easy to keep clean throughout the year.BlogsFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400How to Market Your Small Contractor Companyblog_291811429103040http://economylumber.com/blog/article/29181/how-to-market-your-small-contractor-companyWithout a doubt, the best marketing for a small contractor company starts with a job well done. That alone can showcase your company's dedication to quality, professionalism and reliability. Quality work is the foundation that word-of-mouth is built upon.BlogsWed, 15 Apr 2015 09:04:00 -0400Spring Fix-Ups: Creative Ways to light Your Patioblog_289471427860800http://economylumber.com/blog/article/28947/spring-fix-ups-creative-ways-to-light-your-patioAs the temperatures rise, your living space can finally extend to the outdoors once again.BlogsWed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400