Business — Home Improvement
Being a good coach requires empathy, deep understanding of team members
These fine white filaments are mycelium—basically mushroom roots. It is the means by which fungus stays connected and nuorished, but researchers have also discovered it may be a means to disrupt the building materials market. Insulation, door cores, flooring, cladding, light fixtures, furniture—mycelium is a cheap, durable, and easy to manufacture alternative to all and more.
With price spikes and shortages of traditional building materials, it may be time to start considering non-traditional ones
Three important takeaways from HomeAdvisor's 2020 State of Home Spending report
How a salesman became an inventor who became a business owner that ended up on Shark Tank (and not by application but by request)
One-on-one meetings remain top priorities whether or not there’s a pandemic.
Private equity firms are investing in home improvement companies. Here's how that will affect the industry.
After long deliberations, NKBA and NAHB have decided that Design & Construction Week 2021 will be an all-virtual event.
Managing Editor James F. McClister gives his take on how private equity may change the home improvement industry
Eight industry and subject-matter experts, including moderator Mark Richardson, talk how the remodeling and home improvement industries are fairing in our curent environment, and what the future may hold as we move forward
Three plays every remodeler should keep in their playbooks
A new report gives specialty contractors something to be optimistic about
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The company connected with wellness programs, employee-hosted cooking webinars, and a talent show with cash prizes
Assuring customers that they had a safety plan during the virus’ spread kept replacement contractors in business.
Three unexpected things I've found during COVID-19 quarantine
Data from The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute details the imapcts of the coronavirus pandemic on home improvement contractors
Expert in remodeling sales Angie Buchinger recounts how she found her top inside sales rep
BJ Werzyn, whose company operates in several states, explains how he was able to protect his business in the early days of COVID-19 in the US, and how his executives are using Facebook to stay engaged with worried employees
Veteran remodeler Vince Nardo shares budjet and staff adjustments his company's had to make
See how Consultant and Marketing Director Megan McGuire is responding to the novel coronavirus
The company jumped 27 spots on the list
Recent consumer research by Synchrony reveals that people are streamlining their product purchasing patterns. Are you curious about what the data reveals regarding what consumers are looking for to help make their buying decision more quickly? What does this mean for the home improvement contractor?