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