Project Management

Being waterproof, Spot has no problem inspecting jobsites even through downpours.

Get daily updates, organized by site and location on the site, without your staff having to spending even a minute taking pictures or moving around data

Autonomous vehicles are already on our roads, but your company will never run itself

getting fired can be a gift for remodelers

Identifying and developing the right person to take over the helm of your company is a process that should be started 5-10 years in advance.

For company owners who control the process, getting fired means freedom. Here are five tips to think about when preparing for that day.

bellweather design build remodeler meeting

Holding a tear-down meeting after each job carves out time to reflect on successes, and failures, in order to grow.

... to build up your company. But what’s needed for a successful tear-down meeting?

early payment discounts can pay off pro remodeler

You bet they are. In fact, you can borrow to pay in time to get the discount and still come out ahead.

You probably get work from past customers and referrals without really trying. Imagine what might happen if you leaned into it.

osha inspectors can issue violations to remodelers

Complying with OSHA’s safety rules requires planning, training and (most of all) supervision

remodeling has been experiencing a soft market

A soft market means that there are more remodelers than available clients. Don’t let you or your team get caught unprepared.

Some remodelers are having a good year, but there are storm clouds on the horizon

Growth in volume measures growth in transactions, but no one goes into business just to maximize transactions 

traction in remodeling business

How a business book helped us grow stronger as a company

The market is strong, yet many remodelers are hurting. Here’s why.  

accountant

Whether completed internally odr by an outside accountant, a budget that supports your market position is key to achieving your income goal.

Many remodelers underbid their projects. Here’s how to remedy that. 

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

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.

storms are increasing in number and severity and remodelers are noticing

The frequency and intensity of severe weather events continue to increase in the U.S. How are remodelers responding?

Originally designed for software developers, the scrum methodology brings flexibility and focus to remodeling

A 5% discount couldn’t hurt that much, could it?

In 2018, ResiCap brought in $483 million with a myriad of services including renovating hundreds of homes across dozens of states.

Every client’s experience with a newly renovated space asks a question about how well reality measures up to imagination

How becoming transparent has freed our company and increased close rates 

dreammaker franchise owner survived recession and gives advice

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

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