Sal Alfano is executive editor for Professional Remodeler. firstname.lastname@example.org, 202.365.9070
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The star-based incentive program used by Tundraland for its craftsmen engages employees and customers
With the Go Figure app and a laser measurer, you can make a proposal using an iPad touch screen and a few photos
It’s our fault that working with both your back and your brain is revered in athletes but disparaged in tradesmen
For books it was Amazon; for music, iTunes; for taxi services, Uber. Whatever will disrupt the remodeling industry is probably already underway.
Homeowners need a certified technician to work on their cars, but they can hire just about anybody to remodel their homes. Why is that and what can we do about it?
A step-by-step guide for the right way to make kickout flashing from a piece of step flashing
While building a business, you're also building a life. Years from now when you look back on both, will the scales be balanced?
Who knows how the next year will play out, but these four issues are likely to affect most remodelers in 2016
Code, safety, and performance considerations
OSHA's reduced limits for jobsite exposure to crystalline silica is expressed in micrograms per cubic meter. Here's some math to make those numbers more meaningful
Here's what you need to do to comply with OSHA's final rule on respirable crystalline silica
It’s time remodelers adopted these commonsense measures to protect workers and homeowners from jobsite dust
After grouting, the matte-finish porcelain floor tiles lost their crisp clean look. What caused it, and was there a way to fix it?
Beautify floors and walls with these tile offerings that include fabric effects, wood looks, and faux natural stone
At Mosby Building Arts, in St. Louis, managers use a company award—and polar bear totem—to reinforce the good stuff
The respiratory tract is protected by mechanisms that work to keep our airways and lungs relatively clean
Dust isn’t just a nuisance byproduct of remodeling; it’s nasty stuff that’s bad for employees, bad for subs, bad for clients—and bad for business
During a remodel, making dust is inevitable, but spreading it around is preventable
How belief echoes can affect people’s attitudes even when they know something is false
How one remodeling company is making marketing decisions based on lifetime customer value