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Free is for Bottom Feeders

Remodeler Michael Anschel explains how leaning on discounts reduces a remodelers value.

KBIS and IBS remove the in-person portion of their show, leaving it all virtual

After long deliberations, NKBA and NAHB have decided that Design & Construction Week 2021 will be an all-virtual event.

Sales Tactics

How to give remodeling clients what they need, instead of what they want

NKBA innovative showroom winner 2020

2020 Innovative Showroom Award winner JennAir Experience

NKBA's annual Innovative Showroom Awards (because of the pandemic) are expected to be particularly interesting this year 

cabinet hardware is a popular remodeling project in down times

Mary Kathryn Reese and Jennifer Sherrill of Kitchen Design Concepts talk about remodeling trends business owners need to take note of now.

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Chad Hatfield and James Hammel of Alair Homes joined The Weekly to explain why they never use allowances on a project. 

In the first step of Lowe’s $25 million commitment to support small businesses, the company is launching a free, augmented video chat service to help Pros manage jobs, without being on the job

Mark Richardson shares insights into five false positives remodelers should have on the radar, and discusses the impact COVID-19 is having on the remodeling industry with Harvard's Kermit Baker

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NARI Chairman Robi Kirsic helps businesses find their way through the global pandemic

remodelers weighing in on lead generation from extreme lead generation conference

Four industry leaders share strategies for effective, profitable leads across multiple platforms

cell phones can be a valuable tool for remodelers. They need to learn to text

Texting homeowners is an invaluable tool when used correctly. Here are tips for doing it right. 

covid-19 is affecting remodelers

BJ Werzyn, whose company operates in several states, explains how he was able to protect his business in the early days of COVID-19 in the US, and how his executives are using Facebook to stay engaged with worried employees

3 tips for successfully leveraging technology to improve your business 

Implementing new technology in any facet of your business will ultimately help your clients, and your bottom line.

3 tips for successfully leveraging technology to improve your business 

It’s crucial that you see your time as just as valuable as the client’s. If a homeowner doesn’t agree with that concept, they are probably not a good fit for your company.

Free estimates hurt your company in multiple ways 

It was too much to spend on something that wouldn’t add value to the home

legal advice from a remodeling legal expert

Understanding your legal exposure is the first step toward reducing the risk of not getting paid—or worse, ending up liable for something you didn’t cause.

There are two provisions in most every construction contract that you better understand

thompson creek windows employees with Mary Walter

Mary Walter, a local radio on-air personality (center) visits the Thompson Creek factory.

Radio is a great way to reach an older demographic. Here’s what you need to know. 

remodeler telling his client a story

Using relatable metaphors to describe the remodeling process will help clients connect deeply with your company. 

A few small changes in the way you communicate can make a big difference

Check out how one design-build firm creates fantastic videos 

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

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

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