CRM Tools Bring a Competitive Edge to General Contractors

One of the most important keys to success as a general contractor is leveraging technology to multiply efforts, increase efficiencies, and improve communication. The right tools can facilitate general contractor licensing, filing annual reports, keeping the workers' compensation exemption renewed, following lien law, pulling permits, and filing a notice of commencement. The general contractor must… Continue reading

3 Frequently Asked Questions About Filing the Notice of Commencement in Florida

When it comes to the filing of the Notice of Commencement in Florida, there are a number of questions that come up most frequently. For general contractors and subcontractors, it’s important to understand the protection that the NOC offers. And for all involved parties, the Notice of Termination has a critical part to play in… Continue reading

What Work Can a Certified General Contractor in Florida Perform themselves?

The construction industry in Florida is governed by the Florida Legislature to protect public health and safety by regulating the industry and Florida general contractor license requirements. Construction licensing in Florida also covers the scope of work (and restrictions to the scope of work) that a Certified General Contractor (CGC) license holder is allowed to perform.  A Certified General Contractor needs… Continue reading

What Does it Mean for a Florida General Contractor Be Bonded?

Today’s consumers are an educated group, arming themselves with the knowledge of what is available to them and how to get it for the best price, without compromising on quality. But, another factor they consider is how to ensure that they are protected, should anything go wrong with their purchase. That’s why “Free Shipping,” “Free… Continue reading

5 Reasons to Start Carrying Business Cards as a FL Contractor

Some might say that a business card is an antiquated marketing tool, most often used to enter giveaways and contests for office lunches. With the growing popularity of digital conveniences, a paper “calling card” seems like yesterday’s option. However, just because something has been around for decades, doesn’t mean that it is an outdated instrument.… Continue reading

Essential Business Tools for a FL General Contractor – Part 3 of 3

Contractors Reporting Services wants to help you gather the business tools you need to ensure your success after getting your FL Contractors license. Once you’ve completed the first steps by meeting the Florida general contractor license requirements, it is time to focus on building professional relationships and networks to strengthen ties and increase your opportunities for… Continue reading