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
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?
Half of his team quit over a single two-week period. The loss was devastating.
Understanding these changes in the market will help you position your business
Remodeling business owners reveal how they keep their production teams from being poached by other companies
How to implement a process for productive work hours and quality time off
A detailed look at how much production teams are paid in different markets around the country
How to write job postings for a remodeling company that will attract the right candidates
Outsourcing your hiring efforts puts recruiting in the hands of specialists
Adopting a few simple business habits can make a huge difference
There’s an aspect of workplace culture that I don’t hear discussed.
Use these tips to test whether an applicant has the skills and dedication for the job
If your backlog is bumping up against a labor shortage, converting subcontractors to payroll employees might make sense. Here’s what that process entails.
One way to combat the labor shortage is by using methods—such as modular construction—that require fewer workers and less time. Modular builds have picked up steam in the commercial market and many are predicting a slow, but steady, increase on the residential side as well. Installing a custom modular addition typically takes less than half the time as building an addition on site.
The coming year will bring faster paced, more significant change across multiple areas of the remodeling market
How four unrelated companies became distinguished voices in a crowded industry
Pro Remodeler is taking on an ambitious project this year, with the goal of benefiting the industry
What they want from a company and a sales job is different from what those of similar age in the past were looking for
Four pillars of one company's proven hiring process
Hiring a professional recruiting firm can help remodelers find qualified workers. Here's what you need to know.