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Avoid these Mistakes when Managing Employees

Locating, hiring and training the right employees involves time, money, and effort. You thus want these workers to remain with your firm as long as possible. If you want to keep them motivated, productive, and performing at peak efficiency, avoid the following management mistakes. Criticizing them publicly. It’s hard enough to hear that you’ve made … Continue reading

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Easy Steps When Marketing for a Small Buisness

If you’re aim is to successfully grow and market your small business, first you’ll need to attract and then work to retain a large base of satisfied customers. Marketing puts a large emphasis on the value of the customer to the business, and consist of two, grounded and guiding principles, according to SBA.gov: “All company … Continue reading

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Summer Tips for Plumbers: From Tree Root Problems on Water Lines to Garbage Disposal Issues

Summer tips: Plumbers may be busier than you think when plumbing is automatically associated with rainier times of the year. And the jobs a plumber will have this time of year may fall under specific categories with more complex situations. A significant portion of that has to do with pure nature and human nature in … Continue reading

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Monthly Housing Starts and Permits are on the Rise

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), housing starts rose 6.8 percent in the month of May.  The seasonally adjusted annual rate of 914,000 units nationally was due primarily to increased production of multifamily units. This followed a spike in permits for such units issued in April. Single family unit permitting, and housing … Continue reading

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The Housing Recovery Means High Demand for Plumbers

This Associated Press article of May 9, 2013, highlights the dilemma in the U.S. home construction industry right now: Residential home construction is recovering, but the shortage of skilled labor is holding builders back. The problem stems from the housing bust that was part of the overall economic crisis of 2008. When housing construction took … Continue reading

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“Get the Lead Out” Plumbing Consortium Publicizes New Law

The April 4, 2013, edition of Contractor magazine reports on the plumbing industry survey conducted by Brasscraft Manufacturing regarding awareness of the new “Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act” passed by Congress in December, 2010. The new law goes into effect January 4, 2014, and mandates that all components of pipes or fittings used … Continue reading