Why you need a field service management software that integrates with QuickBooks

Field service management software and QuickBooks Welcome to the digital age! You made the leap and bought QuickBooks for your home service business. Or maybe you’re considering making the leap. You’re in good company. Intuit’s flagship software QuickBooks dominates the accounting software space with a whopping 80% market share. As a home service provider, you probably…

The 11 best winter work gloves for electricians

Every electrical contractor knows that having the best electrical gloves you need to install, maintain, and repair electrical power can be the difference between a safe job done the right way or a job gone wrong. Electrical gloves are great for many things including protection from electrical shocks and burns, voltage protection, and resistance to…

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Tips to help home service pros spend more time with family

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and celebrations. For home service professionals, it can also be a time when work demands pull them away from what’s important. It’s harder to book jobs when you’re out in the field and strapped for time, especially when you’re juggling a family event on the same…

HVAC upfront pricing: Should you share or hide your price list with employees?

What is HVAC upfront pricing and why do you need it?  Offering upfront pricing to homeowners is a common practice among HVAC companies, but what about sharing your pricing to employees? If you own or operate an HVAC business, you likely have a certain stance concerning whether or not to share your HVAC service prices with employees. Indeed, there are several reasons why some business owners opt to…

HVAC job costing techniques to better price your services

HVAC job costing tips to avoid underpricing services Are there certain types of jobs where you’re consistently underpricing your HVAC services? How accurate are your estimates? These are the types of questions that you can answer by maintaining detailed job costing reports. Job costing is the process of tracking your expenses and revenue — or profit and loss (P&L) —…