Editorial/News

To price a painting by the square foot reduces an act of imagination and skill to paint-by-numbers. Take-it-or-leave-it pricing does the same for remodeling.

Remodelers should forget every city ordinance that requires a certain exterior building material, because they no longer matter. 

metal roofing in remodeling is becoming a huge trend

Homeowners are choosing longevity over price when then replace their roofs with steel, aluminum, or copper tiles and panels. 

Florida Home Improvement Associates chooses Texas remodeler Statewide Remodeling to start its national expansion

I had no clear, codified personal mission statement to use as a north star

Top takeaways after more than 30 years in the business

Two thirds of consumers today find a company untrustworthy unless its website has some form of pricing transparency.

And 5 tips for embracing it in your own remodeling business

persuasion can be a bad strategy for sales in remodeling

Focusing too much on persuasion can lead you to miss telltale signs that a prospect is not right for your business.

When it comes to remodeling, which tactic is more effective? 

remodelers can tap realtors for leads

How joining an association became a central part our lead gen strategy (especially for our handyman services)

women tend to spend more long-term than men for remodeling projects

Forty-three percent of women consider themselves the “sole decision-maker.”

And two other interesting remodeling facts from HomeAdvisor’s latest report

double stud walls are great for adding insulation in a remodel

How to lay out, align, and connect the inner and outer walls of a superinsulated double-wall house

the shape of a room can affect price in remodeling

Unit pricing is an invaluable tool for fast, accurate estimating. But counting units is not the same as estimating. Make sure your estimator knows the difference.

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