3 qualities general contractors look for in their subcontractors

TONY FACCENDA | December 4, 2018

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There are millions of subcontractors in North America. In order to stand out to general contractors and get invited to bid on the jobs they want, subcontractors need to find every advantage they can to stay ahead of the competition. Here are three qualities that general contractors look for in subcontractors.

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