Editorial/News

Growth in volume measures growth in transactions, but no one goes into business just to maximize transactions 

shining a spotlight on opioids in remodeling

Remodelers we spoke with agreed that opioid addiction is an industry challenge

solar is becoming a big product on homes and remodelers should know that
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A look at consumer attitudes on social responsibility, environmental stewardship, and institutional accountability

The inaugural episode of Women at WIRC, a podcast for and about the women of remodeling and construction

traction in remodeling business

How a business book helped us grow stronger as a company

The market is strong, yet many remodelers are hurting. Here’s why.  

Breaking up is hard to do, especially in business. These 3 tips make it easier.

accountant

Whether completed internally odr by an outside accountant, a budget that supports your market position is key to achieving your income goal.

Many remodelers underbid their projects. Here’s how to remedy that. 

masonite door in a living room remodel

Though stylish and popular with homeowners, open-concept floor plans (and their lack of acoustic barriers) can make for much noisier homes if done incorrectly.

3 tips for reducing sound transference in open-concept remodeling projects

accurate framing penetrations

The trick is to drill a tiny exploratory hole with a locator bit made from a piece of piano wire

opioid addiction is an occupational hazard when youre a remodeler

Why does our industry have such a serious opioid problem?

texas women in trades

Industry organization Texas Women in Trades connects tradeswomen to employers and each other, while educating future generations on construction and remodeling

There’s no pre-installation necessary—attach the clip’s legs onto the joist, slide the clip into the groove, place the adjacent board, and drive the fastener into place.

The company has taken note of the growing popularity of their frameless model, and quickly adjusted—every door is available on the frameless box, and specific training is offered to those installing the frameless product.

the swiss cheese model in remodeling

When we learn from our mistakes, we avoid making the same mistake twice. When we learn from the mistakes of others, we avoid making a mistake in the first place.

We don’t question the problems, or if we do, we procrastinate making fixes

Ask yourself this series of questions to determine your business mindset

3 tips for making a successful move from salesperson to sales manager

caulking can be a messy job for remodelers

A tile setter shares a 40-year-old secret to tooling perfect joints every time

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