The Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast

The Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast, hosted by Karalynn Cromeens, covers everything related to construction, contractors, and how to build a better business. Your success is in the details, so she strives to cover them ...more

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November 28, 2022 00:20:01
Episode 66: What's the Deal with Warranties?

Episode 66: What's the Deal with Warranties?

What's the deal with Warranties!? It's a question many contractors find themselves asking. Luckily, our very own host, Karalynn Cromeens, happens to know that information like the back of her hand! In this episode of the pod, Karalynn breaks down warranties in construction. What are they? How do they work? What are the most essential do's and don'ts? Find these answers and more in this week's episode.  Additionally, the warranties found in residential construction differ from those found in commercial construction and subcontracts, and Karalynn breaks down exactly how they change between construction niches. This information is essential for any construction business owner and could make a huge difference in the inner workings of your construction business. Make sure you never get screwed over by construction warranties and what you don't know about them! If you learn something new in this episode, be sure to like, rate the podcast, and share this episode with a friend! ___ Connect with Karalynn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karalynn-cromeens-55ba216/ See TCLF's Services: https://thecromeenslawfirm.com/practice-areas/ Get Your Contract Reviewed:https://thecromeenslawfirm.com/contract-review-and-creation/  Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com , to learn more about what we do. Follow us!Instagram: ...

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November 21, 2022 00:32:55
Episode 65: Learn Your Liens- Michigan! (With Anthony Vittiglio)

Episode 65: Learn Your Liens- Michigan! (With Anthony Vittiglio)

It's time to learn about some more lien laws! In this episode, we take a trip to the great lakes and check in on the Mitten State. Michigan construction attorney, Anthony Vittiglio, joins Karalynn to discuss what it takes to have a valid lien in MI. Anthony’s history in construction and construction law make him a great resource for construction business owners in Michigan, and he makes sure to share everything he’s learned about MI’s unique set of rules and regulations.   If you're a Michigan contractor, this episode is your key to protecting your hard-earned. You deserve to collect what you are owed. Learning your lien laws is the best way to ensure you are paid for your hard work on each project, so tune in and take advantage of this incredible resource for Michigan construction workers! Listen in, like this episode, and rate us wherever you listen to your podcasts!  ___ Check out Anthony's Services: https://www.michiganconstructionlaw.net/attorneys/anthony-vittiglio-ii/  Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com , to learn more about what we do. Follow us!Instagram: @cromeenslawfirmpllcFacebook: The Cromeens Law FirmLinkedIn: The Cromeens Law Firm Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.     ...

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November 14, 2022 00:41:57
Episode 64: SHARPen Your Team Management Skills! (With Jordan Smith)

Episode 64: SHARPen Your Team Management Skills! (With Jordan Smith)

Every business owner knows that managing a team can be a serious challenge. When different personalities, temperaments, communication styles, and strengths collide in one place, it can be a hotbed for conflict. In today's episode, Karalynn is joined by construction business owner and educator, Jordan Smith, who shares a nifty tool he's picked up over his years of construction business management. Jordan swears by the SHARP system, testifying that it changed the game for how he ran his business and managed his team. SHARP stands for Self-starting, Honesty, Adaptability, Results Driven, and Positivity. These words represent a metric on which Jordan gauges himself, his team, and those who are looking to join the team, alike. This hack has helped him be a better team leader and empower himself to navigate internal conflicts more effectively. The SHARP method is an incredible, easy-to-understand, and easier-to-implement practice that business owners everywhere can implement to mitigate conflict and build a better business from the inside-out. Tune in for some incredible tips and tricks for managing your team.___Learn About Jordan's Services: https://smithhouseco.com/ Follow Jordan: Instagram- @jordansmithbuildsYouTube- https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanSmithBuilds Check out MT Copeland & Take a Class Today!:https://mtcopeland.com/  Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com , to learn more about what we do. Follow us!Instagram: @cromeenslawfirmpllcFacebook: The Cromeens Law FirmLinkedIn: The Cromeens Law Firm Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.     ...

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November 07, 2022 00:44:24
Episode 63: Learn Your Liens- Idaho! (With Wyatt Johnson)

Episode 63: Learn Your Liens- Idaho! (With Wyatt Johnson)

No matter where you live, learning your local liens laws is an essential step to take when working in construction. One of the biggest issues we see on the legal side is folks losing out on their pay. That is why Karalynn brings in the best and brightest construction law professionals from each state to discuss the details of lien laws across the country. We're back with another lien episode, in which Karalynn is joined by Idaho lien specialist and construction attorney, Wyatt Johnson of Johnson May Law. Wyatt's years of experience practicing Idaho construction law, especially when it comes to collections, have equipped him with the skills needed to make ID's lien laws as easy to understand as possible.  Together with Karalynn, Wyatt breaks down the rules and regulations of filing an acceptable lien in Idaho. There are some especially important details when it comes to sending notice, that he covers with great clarity. This episode is a thorough break down of all Idaho contractors need to know to protect their pay. If you like to learn and want to ensure you have all the tools needed to get paid what you are owed for your hard work, this episode is a winner. Listen in, Idaho construction workers! And don't forget to like the episode, subscribe to the podcast, and rate us! ____Check out Wyatt's Services: https://www.johnsonmaylaw.com/Follow Wyatt's Firm:https://www.instagram.com/johnson_may_law/https://www.facebook.com/JohnsonMayLawhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/johnson-may/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUNl9iTZ9awjgp4PJxnrCdg Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com , to learn more about what we do. Follow us!Instagram: @cromeenslawfirmpllcFacebook: The ...

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October 31, 2022 00:29:13
Episode 62: Quit Getting Screwed by Your Bookkeeper! (With Ruth King)

Episode 62: Quit Getting Screwed by Your Bookkeeper! (With Ruth King)

We've talked on this show about the advantages of having somebody handle your money. Last month's episode on bookkeeping dives into the many ways taking financial management off your plate can empower you as a construction professional. However, profitability master Ruth King has some advice she thinks contractors should be aware of before they sign the contract and hire their bookkeeper! Karalynn is joined by the published author and podcast host of Contractor Cents to flip the script and talk about the importance of vetting the bookkeeper you hire to avoid getting screwed. Throughout her time as a profitability advisor for contractors, Ruth has encountered too many money managers that take a little- or a lot- off the top to keep for themselves. Because of this, she has some advice for how to operate when looking for a bookkeeper for your business, and times for how to notice if your bookkeeper is pulling a fast one on you! Protect your pay the Ruth King way and tune in to this incredible episode! If you learn something new, consider giving this episode a like, sharing it, and leaving us a rating!____ Use Ruth's Services: https://ruthkinghvac.com/  Follow Ruth: Linked In: /ruthking1 Twitter: @ruthking Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com , to learn more about what we do. Follow us!Instagram: @cromeenslawfirmpllcFacebook: The Cromeens Law FirmLinkedIn: The Cromeens Law Firm Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.   ...

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October 24, 2022 00:37:33
Episode 61: Learn Your Liens- California! (With Jeffrey Horrowitz)

Episode 61: Learn Your Liens- California! (With Jeffrey Horrowitz)

There's no way to run a construction company without getting properly paid for the work you do. In the trades, maintaining your lien rights is essential to making sure you get the money you are owed. On today's episode, Karalynn returns to her lien law series to tackle the legal requirements for filing a lien in sunny California. Cali contractors and CA construction attorney's know firsthand , the sunshine state is a hub for huge construction projects year-round. Jeffrey Horowitz, California Construction Lawyer, joins our host to break down what it takes to file a valid lien and collect payment in the state. Horrowitz has impeccably detail, and yet easy-to-digest insight into the conduct required for maintaining your liens rights. This episode is an especially valuable resource for any California contractors looking to enforce their lien rights, so be sure to tune in! If you learn something helpful from this episode, like, share, and rate the episode. We'll be back next week!___Use Jeffrey's Services: www.jdhorowitzlaw.comConnect With Jeffrey: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/ Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com , to learn more about what we do. Follow us!Instagram: @cromeenslawfirmpllcFacebook: The Cromeens Law FirmLinkedIn: The Cromeens Law Firm Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.   ...

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