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Advantages of GPS Integration for Contractors

Did you know the government used to restrict the GPS signals of civilians? When you stop to think about it, the Global Positioning System is a very powerful tool.  After all, the modern GPS can pinpoint exactly where in the …
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How Do I Become a Field Technician?

Do you like to work out of an office?  Are you interested in the prospect of driving site to site, working with your customers in their home or place of business?  Do you enjoy fixing things and understanding how they …
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Reducing Human Error with Contracting Software

There are many great and wonderful things humans can do. We can think and move independently.  We can be trained in new skills, and we can learn from our past.  We can come up with better systems of doing work, …
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Benefits of Going Paperless: Contractor Edition

It’s doubtful that we’ll ever live in a paperless world.  Sometimes you need a physical copy.  Sometimes you want a physical copy. Yet, while paper will probably always have a place in our lives, it’s hard to deny that the …
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HVAC Technician Safety

HVAC Safety With any contractor work, safety is very important.  Many contractors are constantly surrounded by electrical equipment, pressurized piping, and hot surfaces.  To keep out of harms way, it’s best to follow certain precautions. Each field of contracting comes …
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5 Great Apps for Contractors

Some of our most popular posts on this blog have to do with tablets for contractors. We think that’s a pretty clear indicator that tablets are a big deal in the construction world.  The percentage of companies that use them …
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Portable Windows Devices for Contractors

For a lot of field service operators, they rely on an application to update and access important information.  This app typically runs on either an Android or iOS device like a smartphone or tablet. In the case of SAM Pro …
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The Life and Times of HVAC Technicians

Almost any building built today runs off an HVAC system.  It’s what breathes life (and comfortable climate conditions) into our homes and businesses. But HVAC systems don’t set themselves up.  Much like plumbing, electricity, or telephone/cable/internet wires, there is a …
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The Different Types of Contractors

Contractor: A person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job. By definition, a contractor someone who is paid to perform a service.  This person depends to be outside …
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Tips for Real Estate Management

Owning and operating real estate properties can be a great way to generate some extra revenue. It’s like a cross between being an investor and a CEO.  You invest some time and effort into it, and (hopefully) it provides a …
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