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Business Tips for Busy Home Improvement Contractors

How to find and convert customers for your home improvement business.

There’s more to creating a successful home improvement business than completing projects. Whether you work in roofing, siding, water treatment systems, or another home improvement field, we have helpful tips and strategies to help you find and convert customers for your business. Explore all our blogs below or search one of these popular topics:

Customer Management

Learn how to nurture and support home improvement leads and customers once they enter your sales funnel.

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Questions to Ask During a Sale

When a homeowner reaches out to a contractor, they may not have a clear idea of what…

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Contractor answering some homeowners frequently asked questions

Are You Prepared for These Customer FAQs?

A home is many people’s most valuable asset, so when they start searching for a home improvement…

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failed home improvement sale

Spooky Ways to Sabotage Your Sale

Summer is the busy season for a lot of home improvement contactors, meaning during the fall, winter…

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Business Growth

Find key business tips and techniques to help grow and develop effective business practices.

contractor writing sales questions on clipboard

Questions to Ask During a Sale

When a homeowner reaches out to a contractor, they may not have a clear idea of what…

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What Are Your 2024 Goals?

“Success” is just an opinion until you have something to measure it against. That’s why it’s important…

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How to Start Building Brand Recognition

If someone asks you to name a soda company, a car manufacturer or a pizza company, there’s…

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Finding Customers

Explore new lead generation techniques and sources to create more customers for your home improvement business.

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Grow Your Business This Spring!

Make sure you’re prepared to close sales and keep your jobs running on schedule with a bit of extra prep this spring.

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3 Questions to Get More Customers

There is no shortage of ways to find new customers. Word of mouth, flyers, phone books are…

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winter home improvement sales christmas tree made out of wrenches.

Closing Sales During the Holidays

Shopping, wrapping, parties, dinners, family, friends, and more keep homeowners busy this time of year. However, with…

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Social Media

Find strategies to create a strong social media presence and reach more home improvement customers here.

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5 Topics to Engage Your Customers in Q2

Building and maintaining an active online presence is an important part of growing a home improvement business,…

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homeowners looking at tablet together

3 Questions to Get More Customers

There is no shortage of ways to find new customers. Word of mouth, flyers, phone books are…

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9 Social Media Tasks to Do Before the New Year

Home improvement jobs slow down for a lot of contractors in the days leading up to the…

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Community

Find ways your business can join and support local communities to create brand trust and loyalty.

winter home improvement sales christmas tree made out of wrenches.

Closing Sales During the Holidays

Shopping, wrapping, parties, dinners, family, friends, and more keep homeowners busy this time of year. However, with…

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Contractor answering some homeowners frequently asked questions

Are You Prepared for These Customer FAQs?

A home is many people’s most valuable asset, so when they start searching for a home improvement…

Read More
Contractor hard hat sitting on top of a laptop.

Blog Topics to Keep Your Website Relevant

You can create huge growth opportunities for your business with a website that has strong SEO. Capitalize…

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Tools & Tech

It’s a digital world! Find tools and tech to make running your business and closing sales simpler.

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How to Improve Your Google Business Profile

Many home improvement searches start with an internet search. Most of those searches happen on Google. As…

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3 Google Analytics Features to Check Out

There are many wonderful business tools online. One of the best is Google Analytics. This free program…

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Free Online Tools for Small Businesses

Small teams can accomplish big goals with the right tools. Whether you’re in roofing, landscaping, HVAC, windows…

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When Is Your Business Successful?

Creating a successful home improvement or home renovation business isn’t easy. Figuring out what you consider a success can sometimes be even harder. Success is often hard to define and as your home improvement business grows and your experience as a contractor develops, your measure of success often does too.

 

A new business owner working on their first home improvement project may be justified in feeling like the world’s best businessman. However, after a few years and hundreds of closed sales, that same contractor’s perception of success should have shifted to a more ambitious benchmark.

 

Whether you’re just starting in the home improvement or renovation business or running a nation-wide contracting business, it’s important to set business goals. Business goals often help create and drive success as the business’s employees come together to reach that common goal. These home improvement contractor tips are specially written and collected with the intent to help you create and reach business goals to help you reach your version of success in the home improvement industry.

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