The 6 Tools Every Home Renovation Contractor Must Have

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As a home renovation contractor, you have a lot going on at any one time. Not only do you need to focus on current jobs, you are looking for your next job as well. At the same time, all the administrative tasks like invoicing and insurance, as well as keeping all the required tools together, can be a big headache of its own.  We’re here to make all these stressors not so stressful by showing you 6 tools for home renovation contractors that will make all these hassles a breeze.

Finding a $15,000 job is a fantastic feeling. Learning that the client doesn’t have the cash to pay for the job is stressful. If you ever find yourself in that position, go to Financeit immediately! They can seamlessly provide a loan to the homeowner to help pay for the job, right off of your mobile phone. You can use Financeit as a way to attract larger jobs, and provide your customers an easy way to manage their cash flow. To get started, check out their website or get the app in the App Store or Google Play.

With apps like Jiffy, you don’t have to rely on previous clients telling their friends about your work, instead, you can list yourself under one of the many categories on Jiffy. Clients are connected to you in real time, based on proximity and availability. As a home renovation contractor, you can use Jiffy as a constant source of new business leads. If it isn’t already, Jiffy will soon be your favourite application and your best friend. Get Jiffy in the App Store, Google Play, or check out their site for more information.

Zensurance is here to make the daunting task of buying insurance for your business, a little more… well, zen. The process is as easy as 1,2,3. First, you can learn about your needs, find the best insurance package and then buy your insurance online to save yourself time and money! Get your small business liability quote and look no further for insurance!

Allowing you to estimate, invoice, collect payments and manage projects, Joist is the all-in-one tool you’ve been dreaming of. Joist increases efficiency by allowing you to email or prints your customer’s estimate even before you walk out the door, therefore letting you close more sales. With convenient templates, you can create customized invoices by plugging in your company’s information and logo. Check them out on the web, App Store or Google Play.

FallSafety Pro
Even when staff is fully trained and knows the risks, accidents are bound to happen, leading to serious injuries and sometimes even death. FallSafety Pro is made to detect any falls and alert for help if needed. With two-stage fall alarms, powerful technology detects sudden movements and gives the user 45 seconds to confirm their well-being. If they don’t, the app will automatically alert emergency contacts by text, voice and email, providing GPS location information.  This tool is a must have for every home renovation contractor. Protect yourself and your employees by getting FallSafety Pro in the App Store or Google Play.

Photo Measures
Instead of bringing out your measuring tape when engineering a new project, Photo Measures gives you the convenience of simply pointing your camera at the room and taking a photo. It does all the heavy lifting for you and gives you an image with measures drawn directly on it. You have the power to edit your messages, add text as comments, organize your photos by category and exporting the photos by email or to your photo library. Learn more about Photo Measures on their site, or download it for yourself in the App Store or Google Play.

About Zensurance

Zensurance is Canada’s leading online commercial insurance broker. We offer a full range of insurance products to small businesses, with a particular focus on digitizing businesses and technology startups. We understand what it is to work with new technology, and know the most common risks of which you should be aware. Based on that (and a lot of analytics), we recommend the ideal insurance coverage for your business.

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By |2018-06-15T17:15:28+00:00June 29th, 2017|Business, Construction Contractors|0 Comments