Blogs

By Lowe's Pros | | December 03, 2019

A recent study uncovers anticipated shopping behaviors of Pros leading up to their busiest shopping season

By Sal Alfano | November 21, 2019

You probably get work from past customers and referrals without really trying. Imagine what might happen if you leaned into it.

By Erika Taylor | October 28, 2019

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

By Kaitlin Schuler | October 18, 2019

Owner of Easton Roofing says the damage has already been done

By Sal Alfano | October 18, 2019

Growth in volume measures growth in transactions, but no one goes into business just to maximize transactions 

By Kaitlin Schuler | October 18, 2019

A reminder to all contractors of the costs of ignoring safety protocols

By Erika Taylor | October 11, 2019

Remodelers we spoke with agreed that opioid addiction is an industry challenge

By Sal Alfano | September 24, 2019

When we learn from our mistakes, we avoid making the same mistake twice. When we learn from the mistakes of others, we avoid making a mistake in the first place.

By Erika Taylor | September 11, 2019

We don’t question the problems, or if we do, we procrastinate making fixes

By Sal Alfano | August 19, 2019

To price a painting by the square foot reduces an act of imagination and skill to paint-by-numbers. Take-it-or-leave-it pricing does the same for remodeling.

By Erika Taylor | August 06, 2019

I had no clear, codified personal mission statement to use as a north star

By Sal Alfano | July 22, 2019

The contract of the future could be a blockchain-verified digital document with embedded, executable code 

By Erika Taylor | July 02, 2019

There are little touches that can create opportunity for many remodelers 

By Sal Alfano | June 21, 2019

Every client’s experience with a newly renovated space asks a question about how well reality measures up to imagination

By Erika Taylor | June 11, 2019

Remodelers are overlooked when it’s time to dole out kudos for a job well done

By Sal Alfano | May 16, 2019

Did the homeowners insist on their misguided vision, or were the remodelers simply clueless to the harm they were inflicting?

By Sal Alfano | April 22, 2019

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

By Erika Taylor | April 09, 2019

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

By Sal Alfano | March 26, 2019

When most people call, it’s to talk with a person. Why, then, do automated phone menus offer every option under the sun except that one?

By Erika Taylor | March 25, 2019

Seeing what we push against is as useful as seeing what we are pushing toward

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