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remodeler austin donalson working at precision

Two years into working with Precision, Donalson's been promoted to foreman and has earned the absolute trust of his boss, who's given him his own set of keys to the shop.  

Working in the remodeling trades increases the odds that you will abuse opioids—except in the case of Austin Donalson 

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.

allison iantosca women at wirc episode 2

Featuring Allison Iantosca, president and owner of the renowned F.H. Perry Builder 

remodeler austin donalson working at precision

Two years into working with Precision, Donalson's been promoted to foreman and has earned the absolute trust of his boss, who's given him his own set of keys to the shop.  

Working in the remodeling trades increases the odds that you will abuse opioids—except in the case of Austin Donalson 

There’s a lack of respect that older generations have for this younger one

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

insurance audits for remodelers determines risk

An insurance audit is your carrier’s way of determining how much risk they insured over the past year, and often includes a close look at your company’s sales and payroll numbers.

Why taking a second look at your insurance audit is worth the effort

How to Use Liquid Flashing in a Fat Wall

Trowel-on flashing is a good solution for fat-wall openings into which windows are partly or fully recessed

model remodel east

The crew sheathed the walls with ZIP System panels from Huber Engineered Woods. ZIP System panels have an air- and moisture-resistive barrier that, when used with ZIP System Flashing Tape, protects against air and water intrusion. Theflashing tape is very sticky, and technique matters. Tape in a sequence that creates overlaps that promote moisture drainage: lowest horizontal seams first; then vertical seams immediately above, overlapping at the intersections; then the next course of horizontal seams; and so on.

This retirement home packs a lot of quality construction into a small space

model remodel home

The goal was to transform a compact A-frame into a spacious mountain retreat. The first floor featured a dramatic, vaulted living space with mountain views. But the U-shaped kitchen layout squeezed traffic in the house between the peninsula and a narrow set of stairs. The master bedroom, which was downstairs as well, needed more square footage. 

Upstairs, the steeply sloped A-frame roof cut headroom dramatically, so the bedrooms felt cramped. The homeowners wanted a master suite up top. Architect Doug Walter had his work cut out for him. 

We are featuring two projects this year—on opposite sides of the country

In this bathroom for a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights.

Part of a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home in Denver, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights. A monochromatic palette of light colors was chosen, with a contrasting dark stain used for “his” vanity to make it feel more masculine. Interior designer: Kristi Dinner, KD Design; general contractor: Coggeshall Construction

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