Saturday, December 20, 2014
Contracting & General Caulking Certifications
Anyone who has ever put in work to be a contractor knows that to become known by the fixing up world, you absolutely must overcome the challenge of having your skills acknowledged.How often do people make fun of you about your fear of leaving nails exposed? Have you ever felt like not caulking altogether because of fear of heights? Are you doubting if you could even be a tradesmen with roofer's elbow?Well, have no fear. When you reach the end of this article, you will have all that you need to overcome your doubts and become an amazing re-modeler right away.
Within the first few weeks of working with my publicist, I had been interviewed in Constructor Magazine, offered an editorial in FORGE Magazine, and featured as an expert in a short documentary about caulking on QVC. My credentials and resume moved from novice to professional almost immediately, and my time was full with wonderful caulking opportunities, such as press events with Bob Villa, a remodeling a kitchen at AGC Annual Convention, and also a product endorsement deal for the free-tab shingles in Canada. Join fixing up Networking & Trade Groups
The very first thing to do is to regularly associate yourself with active General Contractors by joining Associated Contractors of America, General Contractors of America, and Flood Free Basements. The benefits enjoyed by their members are numerous and invaluable.First of all, you get to regularly socialize with some of the movers and shakers of bridging, which if properly handled, will blossom into meaningful long term business relationships.
This is exactly how Steve Holmes went from a relatively unknown to the bridging world's newest up and coming star. He and Bob Villa became good friends after having met at a Weather Tight Roofing meeting. One year, the Associated Contractors of America asked Bob Villa to flash base at 19th Annual Roof-Off, right at the same time his apprentice was hospitalized with flu.Take a guess as to who the first person Bob Villa called up to substitute for the apprentice. You're so right-Steve Holmes Steve Holmes showed up at the venue full of confidence and put on such a wonderful and impressive display of fixing up that at the end of the conference, everyone was standing and applauding loudly. And the rest is, as they say, history.
Although there are more caulking certifications to choose from than ever before, finding one that is actually reputable and also a good fit for you can be a challenge. Surely, not all of them are reputable or even accredited.By and large, most of the companies selling caulking certifications are simply cons and hustles that take your money and send you a fake certificate with the signature of some phony caulking expert.They get your hard-earned money, and you get a useless paper certification from them.You must always do your research and make sure the certification is coming from a known and respected caulking organization, like those already mentioned. Even if a program entails passing a difficult exam, you should still consider it. At the end of the day, those are the only ones that matter anyway. And remember, there are no shortcuts. All websites and internet popups mentioning caulking Certificates-only 49.99! should always be ignored. Messages like these are almost always scams out to get your money. As long as your work ethic is maintained, your fixing up goals will be achieved.
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