You’ve heard the saying, when you’re a jack of all trades, you’re a master at none. As a small business owner, that’s a tricky concept. When you start out, you do it all. You handle the business side and the actual work.

One of the big questions I am asked as a general contractor is, “How are you structured?” This can be a tricky question to answer. I do it all,  everything from answering phone calls to completing a project on my own. I’ve received mixed emotions from clients about...

The Foundation of Baden Contracting

Like so many businesses out there, Baden Contracting was born from experiences shared from others about the challenges they faced while working with contractors. You see, my father was a self-employed contractor and a D.C. firefighter for more than 20 years, and I had...