A Guide to Running a Thriving Family-Owned Construction Business
Running a family-owned construction business can be a rewarding endeavor with a combined sense of tradition, teamwork, and shared goals. However, it also comes with a unique set of challenges due to the more personal relationships and different boundaries.
How I stay organized with Flume's Estimates feature
As an estimator for a contracting company, I know that creating accurate and professional estimates is essential to winning new business. However, it can be time-consuming and difficult to create estimates by hand, especially when you need to include detailed measurements and photos. It’s so much easier to avoid mistakes due to poor handwriting and unclear instructions when you can create an estimate digitally with little to no errors.
How to turn an estimate into an invoice
There's a powerful solution at your fingertips: the FlumePay app. Whether you're a seasoned business or just starting out, Flume simplifies the entire process of converting estimates into polished invoices, streamlining your financial workflow and allowing you to focus on what you do best – delivering exceptional products and services.
A guide for contractors on how to use the Flume app to request digital payments
Gone are the days of traditional paper checks or time-consuming bank transfers. With the advent of innovative payment apps such as Flume, contractors now have the power to streamline their financial transactions like never before.
Organize and streamline your projects with Flume
Flume created the Projects feature, to help contractors seamlessly organize their jobs, documents, people, and payments in one place organized under a project. Continue reading below for the highlights of Flume’s project feature, as well as a step-by-step guide on how to create and organize your projects.
The future of AI in the construction industry: building smarter, safer, and more sustainable projects
AI brings a plethora of opportunities for the construction field. In this blog post, we’ll explore a few potential ways your construction business can use AI technology to help win new business or greatly enhance your capabilities.
Creating and managing contractor invoices with ease using Flume
In this blog post, we will delve into the ins and outs of creating invoices as a contractor. Whether you're just starting your contracting journey or looking to streamline your existing invoicing process, we hope to provide you with valuable insights, tips, and best practices to help you create professional invoices.
Estimates made easy: Simplifying the process for contractors
We're excited to highlight Flume’s recently released feature, Estimates. This feature streamlines and enhances the efficiency of Estimate workflows for contractors, paving the way for improvements to project planning and client communication.
Drone technology dramatically impacts the construction industry for the better
In recent years, drone technology has revolutionized various industries, and the construction sector is no exception. Believe it or not – drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles, have emerged as a game-changer in construction.
National stress awareness month - How contractors can relieve stress
Juggling multiple projects can be very stressful, and yet probably worth it to be a thriving business owner. It’s important to recognize that constant stress can negatively impact your physical and mental health, as well as your job performance. In today’s blog, we'll discuss some ways that contractors can try to relieve stress and improve their overall well-being.
Capozza Floor Covering Center case study
“We’re running a business and doing our best to move that business forward. But without having good partners and good relationships it makes that more difficult. With Flume, we have the same access to the same information in one shared space. That just promotes the importance of partnership”