/How It Works for Subcontractors
How It Works for Subcontractors 2018-02-19T16:18:52+00:00

Here’s How Directory For Contractors Works
For Subcontractors

As a subcontractor, we understand that good relationships with General Contractors are based on a foundation of mutual trust, quality work and integrity. Our platform makes connecting to General Contractors easy so GC’s can find you when they need you.

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Member Dashboard

Your secure dashboard allows you to monitor your bid invites anytime. Customize & update your mobile-responsive company profile page and showcase your workmanship in just minutes a day.

Company Profile

Make a powerful impact with your professional introduction of your business and services. Easily customizable, link to your social media, upload photos and videos, click to call, display locations & reviews.

Contractor Vetting

We take the guesswork out of choosing qualified subcontractors, which has many benefits including the safety & security of people and property while reducing your risk allowing you to make smart hiring decisions.

Insurance Compliance

An initial insurance verification is conducted when joining and continuously monitored throughout the year. Policy cancellations immediately disable the contractor’s profile until the situation is resolved.

COI Tracking

Tracking Certificates of Insurance is an ongoing yet critical task. Managing certificates of insurance will help your business avoid underinsured claims, costly litigation and failed audits. Manage & track your COI’s using the risk portal or leverage our certified compliance experts to help ensure COI compliance.

Upcoming Projects

Members can view all upcoming projects ranging from Residential to Commercial and Renovation to New construction. Plus, access quick links to check contractor licenses and building permits.

Unlimited Bids

Easily manage bid invites from your member dashboard! General Contractors and Property Vendors can send group or individualized bid invites, while subcontractors receive unlimited bid invites.

Classified Ads: Job Openings

Members can post tools, equipment and building materials for sale as well as Job openings for employment opportunities within your company, viewable by members & non-members.

Classified Ads: Building Material

Do you have leftover building materials or supplies that you no longer need? List them for sale in our classifieds section.

Classified Ads: Tools & Equipment

Do you have tools and equipment you would like to sell? List them for sale in our classifieds section.

Reported Stolen

This feature is intended to help our members create awareness of stolen property, tools and equipment. Your post can include photos, description and serial number.

Risk Management Portal

A powerful tool to save you time and keep you on track with compliance. Implement, track and manage safety programs, from injuries to claims, electronic OSHA 300 reporting, create job Duty descriptions, build a Return-to- work program and provide ongoing Safety training for your workers.

Member Center

Consider the Member center your Hub - Your bulletin board will keep you updated with Industry News, OSHA bulletins, weather alerts based on your local area, as well as links for easy navigation within the Directory platform.

Contractor Forum

Discuss challenges in an open environment to collaborate, communicate, and share.

Member Reviews

The review system was designed to help you build rapport with other members you work with, creating trust and providing social proof. Increase your chances of connecting with other contractors!

Building Permits

Access quick links to check contractor licenses and building permits.

Member Support

We offer phone, email and chat support to ensure a worry-free setup as well as ongoing member support.

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Your Customized Member Profile

Instead of placing ads, networking, and marketing yourself and your business, your DFC profile is where you shine. Attract General Contractor members looking for reliable Subcontractors and get them to engage with you!

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Risk Management Solutions

Decrease Accidents, Lower Costs

Risk Management Features

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ALL members must complete a thorough vetting process which includes a thorough background safety compliance check and Licensing and Insurance verification to ensure the contractor is legally able to do business.

The process is very straightforward:

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Create your account credentials and process your Membership payment

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You’ll be redirected to our Compliance Partner Portal where you will be required to submit documentation and payment for your licensing and insurance verification, as well as your background check.

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While waiting for the vetting process to complete, you are taken back to DFC where you can set up and customize your business profile.

Choose the Membership Level that’s right for your business!

Save Up To 20% When Paid Annual

Simple Month-to-Month Payments

Basic Pro Preferred
$117 / mo
Billed Annually
$147 / mo
Billed Annually
$197 / mo
Billed Annually
A simple solution for the small business More solutions for growing business The business solution with Risk Management
1 Trade Listing 5 Trade Listings Unlimited Trade Listings
1 Service Area 3 Service Areas Unlimited Service Areas
Receive Messages Send/Receive Messages Send/Receive Messages
Receive Bid Invites Receive Priority Bid Invites Receive Priority Bid Invites
1 Photo Album Unlimited Photo Albums Unlimited Photo Albums
Manage Single Business Location Manage 2 Business Locations Manage Up To 3 Business Locations
Videos, Podcasts, Blogs, Job Boards, Classifieds, Upcoming Projects in View Only Mode Link to Social Media Accounts Link to Social Media Accounts
Risk Management w/ Onboarding
Verified Contractor Badge Verified Contractor Badge Verified Contractor Badge
SEO Optimized Profile SEO Optimized Profile SEO Optimized Profile
Secure Dashboard Login Secure Dashboard Login Secure Dashboard Login
One-Click Social Login One-Click Social Login One-Click Social Login
Mobile Optimized Listing Mobile Optimized Listing Mobile Optimized Listing
Google Maps Integration Google Maps Integration Google Maps Integration
Message Center w/ Weather Alerts Message Center w/ Weather Alerts Message Center w/ Weather Alerts
Click-to-Call From Profile Click-to-Call From Profile Click-to-Call From Profile
Contractor License Lookup Contractor License Lookup Contractor License Lookup
Building Permit Links by State Building Permit Links by State Building Permit Links by State
Home & Trade Show Listing Home & Trade Show Listing Home & Trade Show Listing
Safety Checklists Safety Checklists Safety Checklists
Link to Web Site Link to Web Site Link to Web Site
Member Badge Member Badge Member Badge
Add Unlimited Videos Add Unlimited Videos
Listen/Upload Podcasts Listen/Upload Podcasts
View/Post Blog Content View/Post Blog Content
View/Post to Job Board View/Post to Job Board
View/Post Classifieds: Tools & Equipment View/Post Classifieds: Tools & Equipment
View/Post Classifieds: Building Materials View/Post Classifieds: Building Materials
View Upcoming Projects View Upcoming Projects
Bookmark Favorites Bookmark Favorites
Risk Management: Onboarding Included
Risk Management Library
The HR and Benefits Library
Certificates of Insurance (COI) Track
Training Track
Incident Track
Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Tracker
Behavior Based Safety Track
Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Tracker
Job Description Track
OSHA 300 Log Reporting Tool
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