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This article outlines the skills necessary in a good lead carpenter.

Sawhorse Inc. founders discuss stepping away from their businesses and letting new employees take over.

Communication is the key to an effective scheduling process.

New catalog makes universal design products easier to obtain.

Maintaining schedules depends on maintaining close relations with subcontractors.

In planning his schedules, Dave Carson knows delays will accumulate around three key activities.

Eagle Electric, Shakertown and Quikrete add online resources to their web sites to help remodelers with designs.

Online tools offer advice for remodelers.

Edge treatments are a quick, inexpensive way to introduce creativity into a countertop project.

Granite countertops have advantages and disadvantates over laminates.

This sidebar for 'Too Close For Comfort' analyzes in detail the financial elements of one remodeler's sunroom addition.

This sidebar for 'Too Close for Comfort' highlights the customers' perspective on the work done for their sunroom addition.

One remodeler recovers after a sunroom addition leaves him in the red.

One remodeler talks about encouraging his contractors to give better service by attending classes and going out to dinner.

One remodeler has expanded his business by working for the legal system, tearing apart and rebuilding condos for forensic research

One remodeler uses a customized estimating system to take complete control.

This sidebar for 'Take Control of Your Estimating' compares and contrasts two styles of estimating.

This sidebar for 'Take Control of Your Estimating' outlines the major elements for consideration when developing an estimating database.

This sidebar notes the growth of gas fireplace sales in the past 8 years.

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