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What is a Work Order?

Work orders are used by field service organizations to manage work that needs to be performed for a client or on a job site. This guide explains everything you need to know about work orders and how your business can use them to operate more efficiently.   What is the meaning of work order? Companies […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 25, 2021
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Best Invoice App for Contractors

  Software solutions for contractors are growing in popularity, with specific apps to help with different types of business projects. One such example are invoice apps that enable contractors to provide a digital invoice to clients. This article covers how invoice apps work and where you can find an easy-to-use template for your business.   […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 20, 2021
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The Complete Guide to FHA Home Inspection Checklists

Passing an FHA home inspection is necessary when purchasing a home with an FHA loan. FHA loans pose a number of advantages for some borrowers. They can make loans possible with a lower credit score, which may be the only way that some borrowers can get the loans they need to move into their own […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 17, 2021
Tags: Construction
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5 Best Construction Inspection Templates

Many jobs in construction require daily, weekly, and monthly inspections for safety compliance and project management tasks. This article covers some of the most common construction inspection types and templates that can be used to simplify the process.   Why use a construction inspection template? Inspection templates are helpful to use so that you don’t […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 16, 2021
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Your Guide for Rental Inspection Checklists

What is a rental inspection checklist? A rental inspection checklist is used by property management companies to ensure that rental units are in good condition for tenants. The rental inspection checklist is typically performed by a member of the property management staff and includes all different areas of the home or property to inspection. Once […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 15, 2021
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Your Guide to Construction Time Card Apps

Looking for a better way to manage your employee time cards? This article covers how timecard apps work for construction and templates you can use to get started.   How do I track my construction worker’s time? There are many ways you could potentially track work performed on a construction site. Here are some of […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 13, 2021
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10 Construction Safety Topics to Cover [+ Examples]

  Keeping construction workers safe is a top priority for managers and business owners. This guide covers some of the most common safety meeting topics to cover and provides links to examples to get you started. What are some good safety topics? While there are many safety topics you can cover, the best topics are […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 10, 2021
Tags: Construction
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3 Challenges with Paper Timecards and How to Avoid Them

Paper timecards are costly in the short and long run. If you want to influence your bottom line, ditching them for a better alternative should be inevitable. This article covers three of the top challenges with paper timecards and how to avoid them using timecard apps.    Challenge #1: Buddy Punching    What is buddy […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 7, 2021
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Should You Connect Field Service Management Software with QuickBooks?

Field service management software has shown to increase productivity both for employees in the field and operations teams in the office. You may be wondering how field service management software works with your existing tools, for things like your accounting system. This article explains how field service management software can work in sync with an […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 4, 2021
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Complete Guide to Vehicle Inspection Forms [+ Templates]

  What is a vehicle inspection form? A vehicle inspection form is used to document the condition of a vehicle. These forms have many different uses, both for personal vehicles and companies that operate commercial vehicles or fleets. Different types of vehicle inspection forms will have different fields used to assess the vehicle based on […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 1, 2021