How becoming transparent has freed our company and increased close rates
In 2007, DreamMaker Ogden won Franchise of the Year for their concerted effort to help veterans and seniors with special needs remodel their kitchens and baths. Nate Coombs (middle) was in a sales role at the time, where he worked under his father and learned firsthand how a tanking economy can disrupt the remodeling industry.
Four DreamMaker remodelers share what they learned from surviving the recession
Should you cash a final check marked “paid in full” if you dispute the amount that’s owed?
If your estimates are accurate, but you’re still losing money, it could be a miscalculated markup. Here’s how to correct your mistake.
Taking on the wrong remodeling job can hurt your profits and company morale. But how do you know when a project isn’t a good fit?
You’re ready to sell part of your remodeling business, and an employee is interested in buying. But where do you start?
10 indicators that show remodelers current and future market conditions
Increasing the size and price point of your projects can improve your company’s revenue and reputation
Remodelers are letting tens of thousands of dollars pass them by
Understanding these changes in the market will help you position your business
Many remodelers use outdated and ineffective methods of forecasting business. Knowing which numbers to track is a crucial part of managing your company.
Remodeling business owners reveal how they keep their production teams from being poached by other companies
"The customization aspect is actually my favorite part of the app."
Seasonality, cycle time, weather, and other variables make cash flow management a challenge for home improvement contractors
800,000 homeowners have a new incentive to spend on home improvement
Even in cases where a product has been around, the marketing has changed.