Executive Editor

Sal Alfano is executive editor for Professional Remodelersalfano@sgcmail.com, 202.365.9070

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July 19, 2016

Code, safety, and performance considerations 

July 13, 2016

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

July 12, 2016

Here's what you need to do to comply with OSHA's final rule on respirable crystalline silica

July 11, 2016

It’s time remodelers adopted these commonsense measures to protect workers and homeowners from jobsite dust

July 08, 2016

After grouting, the matte-finish porcelain floor tiles lost their crisp clean look. What caused it, and was there a way to fix it?

July 07, 2016

Beautify floors and walls with these tile offerings that include fabric effects, wood looks, and faux natural stone  

June 28, 2016

At Mosby Building Arts, in St. Louis, managers use a company award—and polar bear totem—to reinforce the good stuff

June 23, 2016

The respiratory tract is protected by mechanisms that work to keep our airways and lungs relatively clean

June 20, 2016

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

June 09, 2016

During a remodel, making dust is inevitable, but spreading it around is preventable

May 20, 2016

How belief echoes can affect people’s attitudes even when they know something is false

May 13, 2016

How one remodeling company is making marketing decisions based on lifetime customer value

May 11, 2016

All remodelers face similar problems. How they solve them makes all the difference.

April 08, 2016

A drone improves efficiency and accuracy both on site and in the office.

April 06, 2016

When today’s customer finally contacts your company, it’s not a sale, it’s a buying facilitation.

April 05, 2016

Revisions to AWPA’s U1 standard may require using lumber rated for ground contact in some above-ground applications

March 18, 2016

Self-regulation as a solution to regulatory noncompliance

March 12, 2016

This compact, portable keyboard from iClever may spell the end of thumbing your phone on the jobsite.

February 13, 2016

The number of leads you need depends on how well prospects are screened, how many sales you close, the average size of those sales, and your revenue target 

January 12, 2016

Who knows how the next year will play out, but these four issues are likely to affect most remodelers in 2016

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