PowerTips: Making a Positive First Impression

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Skills every remodeler should have aren’t limited to the technical; people skills are a must when dealing with new clients.

Swedish Home Renovation Blends Traditional and Contemporary

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A Swedish architect couple put their skills to good use when they discovered a mouse infestation in their 17th century cottage.

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First-time homebuyers stand a better chance in home bidding wars as the amount of all-cash purchases decline and the elimination of post-payment in

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Don’t lose your cool when dealing with these seven types of difficult people in the work place. 

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Creating a user-friendly mobile website should be every remodeler’s priority.

Energy Department Announces Winners of 2014 Housing Innovation Awards

Housing Innovation Awards are presented to builders in the Department's Zero Energy Ready Home program who are changing the way homes are designed and constructed.

Neil Kelly Home Performance among the company's recognized for a Home Performance award.

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Sometimes the customer may not always be right. Inc. warns against three types of customers whose business is not worth the trouble.

Fortune Brands Completes Sale of Simonton Windows

The Simonton business was sold for approximately $130 million

Marvin Windows and Doors Wins Crystal Achievement Award

Marvin’s integrated system fits is available on a range of Marvin windows as well as swinging and sliding doors, or can be retrofitted to existing Marvin windows and swinging doors.

Integrated Interior Shades recognized as an innovative window component.

New CertainTeed Webisode Highlights Proper Home Weatherization and Attic Ventilation

Series features 2013 Exterior Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Contest winner.

The Harvard Business Review shares information on how to influence responsible decision-making without dictating.


"Inside" Professional Remodeler Extreme Sales Summit 2014
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"Inside" Professional Remodeler Extreme Sales Summit 2014
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The Performance Vinyl Railing collection now includes the color Black, available in 6-, 8-, and 10-foot lengths.


It is time to expand your thinking from not only your own world but also from different sales cultures.

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