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Posts from the ‘Contractors’ Category

Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 2017

Fluff and Buff Training (FAB)

by Colby Shosted

Make sure you have the most current version of the TaskEasy Contractor App. What is a Fluff and Buff (FAB)? FAB refers to the process of quickly cleaning or grooming an already maintained vacant home’s interior while a home is listed for rent or sale. Make More Money FAB cleanings are a great way to maximize your revenue at each property, considering most FAB cleanings take a short amount of time (about 15 minutes) when combined with routine lawn mowing. …
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Tuesday, Jan. 17th, 2017

Rulers: The Hidden Tool

by Taylor Hunsaker

There are a lot of tools that contractors use throughout their careers, but there is one helpful tool that you might not think of when you’re packing up your truck to do snow removal – a ruler. Use a ruler to show depth We know what you’re thinking. Why would I need a ruler to remove snow? It’s simple, with a ruler on hand, you’ll be able to accurately measure snow. This is important because at TaskEasy we have different …
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Monday, Jan. 9th, 2017

Skipping and Adding Snow Removal Jobs

by Colby Shosted

Do you have jobs on your schedule, but no snow to clear? Watch this quick video on how to skip jobs and add new ones to your schedule. Why does TaskEasy automatically add jobs to my snow removal route? When there is at least an inch of snow in the forecast, TaskEasy automatically adds jobs to your schedule. Doing this confirms each of your customers are visible and aren’t missed when reviewing your schedule. Skipping Jobs When there isn’t enough …
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Monday, Dec. 19th, 2016

Never Return to Fix a Job Again

by Colby Shosted

Returning to a property to fix a minor oversight can have a greater affect on your snow removal business than you might think. Aside from the hassle of leaving your warm and cozy home, the cost of returning to fix a job can have multiple repercussions. Gas – It costs a lot of money to fuel your vehicle; unexpected trips to the pump can add up quickly. Earning potential – Returning to apply deicer or to clear sidewalks doesn’t come …
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Monday, Dec. 19th, 2016

Reach for the Stars: Improving Your Ratings

by Taylor Hunsaker

No matter what industry you’re in, ratings are incredibly important for your business. Whether it’s for TaskEasy or Google Reviews, getting a good review can mean more work, and higher paying jobs. So, to help you with getting better reviews, we’ve come up with a few things that will help you improve your ratings per job.   Show up to the job on time. Showing up to a job late sets a negative precedence for future jobs performed. It makes …
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Friday, Dec. 2nd, 2016

Complete Snow Removal Jobs with the TaskEasy App

by Colby Shosted

Are you ready to start clearing snow? Watch the video below to stay up-to-date with the latest features in the TaskEasy app for Contractors. In this video you will learn how to: • Upload before and after photos for snow removal jobs • Skip jobs when their is little or no snowfall • Add jobs to your route • and more!    


Friday, Dec. 2nd, 2016

The Importance of Winter Maintenance Preparation

by Taylor Hunsaker

Can you feel that chill in the air? Phil Collins must’ve been talking about how it’s finally winter. While the snow makes the mountains look beautiful, it also creates a lot of problems for people that live in the city. Luckily, that means more work for contractors in the valley during the cold weather. We all know that clearing snow can be a pain, however, with a little planning, it can be an easy, methodical task. Really, the best thing any contractor can …
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Thursday, Nov. 17th, 2016

A Note Of Thanks From TaskEasy To You

by Taylor Hunsaker

It’s the time of year where we gather around friends and family, while pretending that the elections weren’t just a few weeks ago. The time of year that we talk about our memories together, while eating way too much several times throughout the day. More importantly, the time of year where we give thanks for all we have. Being a company isn’t any different this time of year, and because of that, we want to give our thanks to everyone …
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Thursday, Nov. 10th, 2016

Job Rescheduling Tool

by Colby Shosted

Happy customers are everything to us at TaskEasy. That’s why when we hear of things customers aren’t so excited about, we pay attention and look for ways to improve – same goes for our contractors. One way we’ve learned we can keep customers happy and ordering more services is through reducing reschedules. Whenever there’s a reschedule, customers tend to feel less and less happy with their service. With this in mind, we have updated our rescheduling tool in our contractor and …
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Wednesday, Aug. 10th, 2016

How To Market Your Lawn Care Business

by Taylor Hunsaker

There’s no better time than the present to start marketing your landscaping business. No matter the season, you want your business to grow and to reach your goals, while keeping a steady client base. While there are methods you’ve used in the past that have proven successful, there’s always more you can do. One of the first things to start with is intent marketing. Intent marketing is any kind of marketing that aims to meet what the user wants or …
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