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JLC • NOVEMBER 1996 JLC • NOVEMBER 1996/0 unning a construction company using only subcontractors has allowed me to streamline and simplify my building and remodeling business. Using subs leaves all the employee headaches for someone else. But a "sub it all out" operation is not for everyone: Organization is the key element. Since your subs are your company, you have to organize them as well or better than you would employees. But if you use sound business practices, you'll have no trouble making a smooth transition. Here's how I do it. Use Good Subs It is imperative to use trustworthy subs, and awarding contracts is an exacting part of running an all-subs job. Responsibilities may vary