Written by EGIA Contractor University Faculty & Marketplace Partners
Strategic Financing Partners Can Greatly Increase Sales
In today's competitive marketplace, HVAC contractors need to differentiate themselves every day to win new business. That's a tall order for many individuals and companies. While it seems that your differentiation points surround your products and services—the variety of products or the quality of materials—or your excellent customer service and positive reviews, do you realize you can do more?
Dramatically Increase Your Company’s Value with Service Agreements
By James Leichter
Service agreements are the lifeblood of a residential or commercial contracting company. They do far more than simply fill in the slow times with tune-ups. Service agreements dramatically increase the value of your business. Service agreements create recurring revenue which is what most potential buyers are interested in.
It is certainly an unprecedented time in the trades (as it is everywhere else in the world). HVAC, indoor air quality, home performance and other home services contractors across the United States are seeing all sorts of changes driven by the pandemic, the economy, weather, technology, customers, etc.
Why Does it Matter to Contractors that the Home Improvement Lender be a Regulated Bank?
There are many players in the home improvement lending game these days, but some are simply a smarter choice than others. Not every organization offering payment options is a chartered bank, and that can make a critical difference between a smooth loan experience and a headache for you and your customer.
How Can My Business Thrive in the Midst of Difficulty?
By Weldon Long
One thing in the life of a contractor is certain: difficulty is coming. Everyone from Biblical prophets to Buddha to M. Scott Peck in The Road Less Travelled accurately predicts trouble and difficulty lie ahead. We don’t know whether it will be a cyclical economic downturn, or a global virus, or a disruption in our supply chains, or an aggressive competitor, but we do know we face challenges ahead in our personal and business lives.