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A Contractor’s Guide for Hiring Subcontractors

Jul 26, 2022

Whether you do not have enough permanent staff members for a job or need someone with a special skill, hiring subcontractors is a routine part of the contracting business. Outsourcing…

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A Contractor’s Guide for Developing Contracts in Arizona

Jul 20, 2022

You are doing a kitchen remodel and a materials shortage interrupts work, a common phenomenon in the age of the coronavirus. Though not in your control, your client pursues litigation…

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A Contractor’s Guide for Advertising in Arizona

Jul 15, 2022

Advertising for Arizona contractors – including radio, television, internet, and signage – got a lot simpler since Governor Ducey signed H.B. 2545 into law. Contractors previously needed to prominently display…

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How the Bonding Process Works: A Step-By-Step Overview from Applying to Approval

Jul 8, 2022

While all licensed contractors in the state of Arizona have a bond, few know how their licensing bond actually works. You enter a few details online or over the phone,…

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General Liability for Contractors: What it Is and What it Isn’t

Jul 6, 2022

As a contractor, you are no stranger to danger. Not only do you work with hazardous equipment and machinery every day, but you also conduct your business at third-party locations…

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Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

Jun 27, 2022

Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses   Think of marketing as a first impression. Just as the clothes you wear implicitly express parts of your identity – sleek suits typically are…

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5 Most Common Claims Against Contractors and How to Avoid Them

Apr 28, 2022

Accidents are expensive and construction contracting has the second-highest bankruptcy rate of any private business – which makes sense considering all that can go wrong in a general contractor’s day-to-day…

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What is a License Bond? — And Why Arizona Contractors Need One

Apr 21, 2022

Required by the Arizona Registrar of Contractors (AZROC) as a part of obtaining a contractor’s license, a contractor license bond is a legally binding contract wherein you agree to follow…

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Best Practices for Protecting Your Tools Against Theft

Apr 14, 2022

Amid supply chain disruptions and shortages, the cost of tool and material theft is higher than ever. We are seeing not only an increase in the price of replacing tools,…

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