Finding ways to cut costs—and increase profits—is a
priority for every roofing contractor. But doing so can be risky
"If there's a new and improved product or piece of equipment
that will allow us to work more efficiently, we're interested,"
says Mike Gasaway, general manager of Culver Roofing Inc., Gary,
Ind. "But we have to be sure we're not sacrificing quality."
"You've got to be creative," adds Jerilee Mattingly,
secretary/treasurer of Weatherguard Metal Construction Inc., Sierra
Vista, Ariz. "To stay competitive, we're always trying not to raise
prices. And we're always looking for ways to cut costs and save
During the past two decades, many businesses have adopted a new
method of computing the cost of their products and services. The
method is known as...
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