Articles for Contractors

6 Ways to Protect Yourself

I don’t know if you have noticed, but over the past few years things have changed. It’s getting harder and harder to attract good customers and most “old School” marketing and selling tactics are no longer working.  This leaves many power...
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Developing Your Marketing Message

When people ask you “what do you do” how do you respond? Do you launch into a long and boring description of your power washing services like most people do? I go onto other power washer’s web-sites and all I see is – we do this we do that.  Well…  ...
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Why complicate things?

Are you complicating things in your business? Why is that so many mobile power washers over-complicate things, and end up creating a big mess that never had to happen? I see it all the time when I look at mobile power washers and the decisions they’re making in...
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Tools and Tips for being Organized

Plan your work and work your plan. There is a lot that goes into this category.  Did you take time to discover your life purpose?  Do you have a long term vision?  What strategy will you follow to achieve it?  Did you develop short term objectives/goals?  How do you...
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The Movers and Shakers

The professional power wash business is a difficult one even if you do everything right.  Success is not easy unless you plan your work and work your plan. There is a saying that people can be grouped into three categories; those with money and no time, those with...
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Finding Your Target Market

I was talking to my cousin who is a high end pavestone installer over the July 4th weekend and he was telling me how bad business was for him and that his phone just wouldn’t ring.  I had asked him what he was doing for advertising and he told me that he was...
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How to get new customers to come to you.

How to save time, achieve more, become a top leader in your industry and get new customers to come to you! EnviroSpec suggest to professional power washers that the single biggest, non-renewable asset you have is your time. There are only three things you can do with...
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Developing a Marketing Plan

Marketing takes time, money, and lots of preparation. One of the best ways to prepare yourself is to develop a solid marketing plan. A strong marketing plan will ensure you’re not only sticking to your schedule, but that you’re spending your marketing funds wisely and...
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Go to conventions to grow your business.

I can remember when I started my power washing business I worked seven days a week. I would work days, nights and weekends. I was a “Power Washing Whore”. I did anything and everything I could get my hands on. But when I tore my rotor cuff and then...
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Breaking down the pressure washer

Cold Water are the most popular, probably primarily due to cost and ease in manufacturing and use. They are generally limited to 140 degrees F – temperature from a hot water tap. They are broken into two types: electric or gas engine. 1. Electric are more...
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Chemical Section

How to Wash Stuff

There is no one way to wash any surface. This data is meant to help people that don’t know how to wash and need guidelines. This information recommends certain cleaning chemicals, operating techniques, and methods that are proven to work. This guide is not meant to insult anyone that does the same job in a different way.  Read More…