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3 Remote Work Techniques to Keep Long-term

Over the last several months, home service professionals across the country have found new and interesting ways to connect with customers. Looking ahead, there are sustainable opportunities to integrate these new techniques into your long-term plan, allowing you help your bottom line and grow your business along the way. 1. Meet more clients with virtual…

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4 To-Dos to Take Care of This Fall

As you wrap up summer projects, there are a handful of simple ways you can set your business up for success through the slower season. Whether it’s checking in with a past customer or getting your paperwork in line, here’s how you can operate at a cut above your competition. 1. Answer your messages. If…

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Five Questions for… Pella

Windows and doors combine form and functionality like few other features in the home. And as more homeowners crave increased connection to the outdoors, they’re more critical to home design than ever. For this month’s manufacturer Q&A, we checked in with Pella Corporation to find out what’s new in the category. Outdoor living continues to…

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4 Ways to Handle a Natural Disaster During COVID-19

Wildfires, hurricanes, wind storms – depending on where your business is located, you may face various types of natural disasters this year that are further complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a look at how you can ensure employee safety and keep your business up and running throughout the crisis. 1. Establish a workplace communication…

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The Evolving Home Services Industry Amid COVID-19

Here’s what pros need to know about the evolving home services industry amid COVID-19, according to a recent survey commissioned by ANGI Homeservices. 92% of homeowners who typically hire home service pros plan to hire a pro this year Homeowners surveyed indicated they have or are likely to hire plumbers (53%), electricians (36%) and landscapers…

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How Much to Charge to Paint a House

You can charge between $4,000 and $11,000 or more to paint the interior of a 2,300 square foot home. For the exterior of a 2,500 square foot home, expect to charge $4,000 on average. Several factors go into estimating the cost of a painting project, including labor, the type of wall being painted, method of…

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How Much to Charge to Hang Drywall

People typically charge about $1,800, or between $955 and $2,550 to hang drywall. Low-end jobs can run about $450 while high-end jobs reach $5,000 or more. That means you should charge between $1 and $3 per square foot for materials and labor for an average project. Consider these factors when pricing out your services: The…

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How Much to Charge for House Cleaning

You should typically charge between $100 to $200 for house cleaning, or between $25 and $90 per hour, per cleaner. You can also charge specifically based on the area of the house you’re tasked with cleaning, which should generally range between $0.05 and $0.10 per square foot. Ultimately, you should charge based on factors like:…

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