When times are tough contractors (and any business person) need to get creative to survive. One such idea is what people are calling the “business of barter.” Evidently, bartering is making a comeback.

We are not talking about receiving three goats in exchange for a furnace, but rather doing HVAC work in exchange for work being done on their service vehicles… or some such arrangement. Here is a link to a story done by ABC 7 in Chicago on the topic: http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/special_segments&id=6808065