Entries by Joe Tolm

How to manage work stress?

Stress, as difficult as it might be to accept, is an important part of our lives. It can bring out the best in us, motivating us towards ever greater heights of personal achievement. But too much stress, or feeling unable to cope with it, can take a serious toll on our wellbeing. That’s why corporate […]

Home Solar Power in Hot Climates

It doesn’t take a genius to know that solar power works off the sun and the energy it creates. It’s no surprise then that solar power is most popular in the southern, sunny states. Nevada, Utah, Hawaii, California, and Arizona lead the way in solar production per capita. These hot climates are perfect for squeezing […]

5 nightmares for every contractor

The role of a contractor has multiple levels of responsibilities given the fact that they are accountable for a vast range of people and tasks. On top of that, contractors are under constant pressure to deliver a great result to their client. In that sense, it doesn’t take much to understand that the job of […]

Driving Business Growth Through Good Safety Practices

Good safety is good business. This popular statement may be used a lot, but just ignored. It’s still true. Even simple improvements in safety can help boost competitiveness, increase profitability, and boost employee motivation. Here are some impressive facts: More than 60% of CFOs report that each (US)$1 invested in injury prevention returns (US)$2 or […]

11 Problems Contractors Have to Face

  Contractors face a number of different problems, some of which have been present for many years, and others have joined only in the past decade. No matter what the pain-points are, contractors need to learn how to identify and solve them in order to have a successful business. They are not only responsible for […]

5 Tips for Professional Tradesmen Working as Contractors

To work as a professional contractor is not an easy job and at ContractorsToday.com we acknowledge it loud and clear. That’s why we’ve gathered the following dash of advice for professional tradesmen: 1. Find and keep customers. First, decide on your business plan, what your targets and budget are. It’s wise and even a must […]

Top 10 Tips to Save Energy on Heating and Cooling

Spring is the perfect time to start thinking about ways to save on heating and cooling bills. The worst of winter may be behind us, but cold temperatures still plague much of the nation—especially at night when thermometers plummet down to near-freezing…or worse. And during the day things tend to heat up to the point […]

10 smart tips for construction managers

It is a well known fact that the construction industry is comprised of various complicated work processes. The industry has a varied collection of projects that are built with the joint effort of various entities. In one given project, carpenters, masons, designers, engineers and many other parties interact together to get the job done. And […]