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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…

How to Manage Multiple Businesses 

When you expand your business, you can find yourself managing multiple businesses. At The Restoration Entrepreneur, we encourage lots of people to start restoration businesses. Carpet cleaners and plumbers are ideal candidates, as are roofers and even hardware store owners.  …

Going from the job site to the boardroom: Being the Boss 

Moving from doing the work to managing a team takes planning. Many struggle to make the switch to being the boss from being the only one in the company. - Photo by Aleksey from Pexels For many in the reconstruction and construction industries,…

It’s Hurricane Season, Is Your Restoration Business Ready?

The Atlantic hurricane season is between June and November, but the peak season, when the majority of hurricanes hit, is between August and October. So, we’re right in the thick of it. Last year, we saw a total of 30…

Company Culture and Employee Retention: How Do You Keep People?

Hiring the right people is hard enough, but how do you retain those star employees that you’ve worked so hard to find? Your business needs a positive culture that makes your staff want to stick around. Many business owners invest…