pro remodeler's forty under 40 recognizes young remodelers and exterior replacement professionals

This year’s under-40 class truly embodies the hard work and ingenuity seen throughout this industry. Warmest congratulations to our winners, and thanks to everyone who entered.

schluter system for a heated floor for remodelers

"In the last two years, we’ve used Ditra-Heat in about 20% of bathroom remodels, and I anticipate that will grow as people realize heated floors are actually an affordable option." 

rwd trim being installed by a remodeler

A trim that creates less wasted time and materials

It’s easier to prevent something from happening than it is to repair the damage after the fact

We’ve achieved a tipping point around the adoption of these products

From 2015 to 2017, disaster-related home improvement spending increased 22%.

...don’t just pay for them

international builders' show panel with jackson design and remodeling, CMM construction, and Houzz

Mark McClanahan spoke on this topic during a panel at the International Builders’ Show in February. The other speakers were (L to R) Todd Jackson, of Jackson Design and Remodeling; Christopher Amato, of CMM Construction; and Liza Hausman, of Houzz. 

Use these tips to get maximum value from your project management system 

What does a 25% chance of recession mean for a remodeling business? If there were the same odds of bad weather, a car accident, or cancer, what would you do differently?  

Arbitration may historically be the favorite method of construction pros, but it comes with some troubling issues

Start tracking the metric your business can’t live without in 2019 and beyond 

Built-up deck beams create seams that collect water and inhibit drying. Using spacers between 2-bys creates an airspace that promotes drainage and speeds drying.

remodeler estimates markup and margin

If your estimates are accurate, but you’re still losing money, it could be a miscalculated markup. Here’s how to correct your mistake.

remodelers will like ppg's night watch color of the year

"The versatility of Night Watch is really what drew me in."

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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