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The Business Plan for Your Restoration Business 

Your restoration business needs a business plan. It's your path to success. You hear it every time you mention you want to start a business. “You need a business plan.”   Then next words you hear are almost always, “If you…

Do I really need a website for my restoration business? 

A website is mandatory in today's business climate. Do you really need a website for your restoration business? After all, there’s that Google listing. Isn’t that enough?  You need a website for your restoration business.  No. The Google listing isn’t enough. …

Should you start a restoration business? Are there too many?

The Restoration field is not too crowded. There's always room for more. Are there too many restoration businesses? Is there room for another restoration business in world?  The short answers are no, there aren’t too many and yes, there’s room for more. …

Too much to do – When a catastrophe has your restoration business booming 

When a catastrophe strikes an area, there can be too much to do for a restoration business. Everywhere in the country will have a catastrophe eventually. The Northeast will get clobbered with storms that tear apart houses and businesses. California…

The Follow-through – It ain’t over yet! 

Follow-through with restoration clients is important. Doing it well can increase your business and its image. It’s Saturday night. You’ve put three families back in their homes this week. You've done splendid work and they’re happy.  So, what’s next? Follow-through.   What do we mean by follow-through? We’re talking about reaching out…

When Buying in Bulk Makes Sense for Your Restoration Business? 

Sometimes buying in bulk isn't actually saving money. Don't right, and using a buyers' club, it can be perfect for a restoration or construction business. Buying in bulk to save moneyis tempting. If we can buy 100 of something and…

Calculating a Territory for a Restoration Business 

When you look at starting a restoration business, you’ll find yourself looking at franchises that will provide you with a territory. But should you create a territory for your independent restoration business?   We’re going to tell you why we think you should…

Payroll & Hiring: Dealing with Paperwork 

This is going to be a short blog about doing payroll and new hire paperwork in your restoration business.  How should you deal with employees, employment paperwork, and payroll? You shouldn't.  Dealing with payroll is a hassle. It's easier to let someone else…

The First Three Steps to Starting Your Restoration Business 

Plan well to start your restoration busines correctly. Success is always in the planning. Starting a restoration business is a significant undertaking, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t do it and do it well.  In this short blog we’ll look…

Social Media for the Construction Industry (including Plumbing, Carpet Cleaning, or Restoration)

Learning to use social media to promote your restoration business is an important tool for success in the 21st century. The restoration business can be tough to market. After all, most people won’t even know you exist until a disaster…