Secrets Every Contractor Ought to Know About the Hardscape Business

by Frank Gandora | TLE Seminar

CEUs/PDHs: APLD 1,NALP 1

Seminar Dates: November 17, 2022 10:00 AM

Seminar Cost: $35 Register for Seminar

Seminar Description:
Learn strategies and practices of a hardscape contractor. Learn insider secrets of running a successful hardscape company by combining strategies and practices that top manufacturers and contractors use. My goal is to share with you those practices successful companies use to out market, outsell, outperform, out earn, and out enjoy everybody you compete against.

Learning Objectives:
1. What is interlock and the unit paver construction installation best practices.
2. How to motivate crews and jobsite management on a hardscape project.
3. How to complete projects with fewer employees.


Frank Gandora

As a business owner dedicated solely to segmental hardscape construction, Frank Gandora brings over 30 years of experience.
From installing pavers for one of North America’s pioneer contractors, to working in Architectural Sales for some of North America’s top paver manufacturers, specifying over a million square feet of pavers, to finally starting his own company nearly 25 years ago. During that time, his company has been featured on ABC’s Extreme Home Makeover and HGTV. He continues to be personally involved in the operation of his company.
Currently, he is on the board involving the ICPI/NCMA merger. He often volunteers his time with ICPI in committees and HNA events. Gandora is the past Chair for both the ICPI Construction Committee and Government Relations Committees.
Frank works at the national level, he speaks regularly at HNA, writes for Hardscape Magazine and consults with many contractors and manufacturers including design firms, either developing construction details or training their people and conducting Boot Camps for them. He has also been interviewed, as an expert in the industry, by Hardscape Magazine and the GIE+EXPO.
He was also voted Time Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2006.