Senior Contributing Editor

Philadelphia-based writer Jim Cory is a senior contributing editor to Professional Remodeler who specializes in covering the remodeling and home improvement industry. Reach him at


December 21, 2017

Railings provide safety but also define the overall look of a deck. Contractor views differ on what works, what doesn’t, and who decides.

November 23, 2017

Tolerating or ignoring sexual harassment could toxify your workplace and set you up for a lawsuit

October 27, 2017

When it comes to selling windows, some companies believe something is better than nothing

September 27, 2017

A series of powerful weather events creates plenty of exterior repair work. But insurance work can easily find you in over your head.

August 24, 2017

The best siding companies make proper installation a calling card and point of differentiation

July 27, 2017

Deck builders balance potential liability against the budget-conscious homeowner’s desire for just a repair

May 24, 2017

Small businesses are hit more frequently by embezzlement, and often with more serious consequences

January 26, 2017

With more and more manufacturers promising windows that last a lifetime, window replacement contractors are often choosing to follow suit

December 23, 2016

A contentious election year produces an unexpected result. Here’s what some contractors would like to see happen next.

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