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Three kitchen trends in one 

Products that remodelers will like, including this range from whirlpool

Check out these ranges and refrigerators featuring cutting-edge smart technology

"In the last two years, we’ve used Ditra-Heat in about 20% of bathroom remodels, and I anticipate that will grow as people realize heated floors are actually an affordable option." 

A trim that creates less wasted time and materials

window installation

Many homeowners have no idea there are different ways to install replacement windows. Teaching them helps you, too. 

It’s easier to prevent something from happening than it is to repair the damage after the fact

We’ve achieved a tipping point around the adoption of these products

From 2015 to 2017, disaster-related home improvement spending increased 22%.

...don’t just pay for them

international builders' show panel with jackson design and remodeling, CMM construction, and Houzz

Mark McClanahan spoke on this topic during a panel at the International Builders’ Show in February. The other speakers were (L to R) Todd Jackson, of Jackson Design and Remodeling; Christopher Amato, of CMM Construction; and Liza Hausman, of Houzz. 

Use these tips to get maximum value from your project management system 

What does a 25% chance of recession mean for a remodeling business? If there were the same odds of bad weather, a car accident, or cancer, what would you do differently?  

Arbitration may historically be the favorite method of construction pros, but it comes with some troubling issues

Start tracking the metric your business can’t live without in 2019 and beyond 

Built-up deck beams create seams that collect water and inhibit drying. Using spacers between 2-bys creates an airspace that promotes drainage and speeds drying.

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