An effort to help our industry
Why you should become not just another remodeler but an “authority” in the field
It’s important to understand whether your success comes from skill and strategy or a roll of the dice
Solid growth happens after you take a hard look at your company’s strengths and weaknesses
Succession planning and passing the “bus test” ought to be a priority for every remodeling company owner
Ads list what they want in a candidate, but nothing about what they offer
Railings provide safety but also define the overall look of a deck. Contractor views differ on what works, what doesn’t, and who decides.
Product selection is taking longer and longer. Here’s how to guide the process.
Are surveyor’s drawings entitled to the same protections as an architect’s blueprints? That depends.
A well-run remodeling company needs to be good at marketing
Until we rehabilitate our industry’s sexist reputation, it will be hard to attract women to our vocation
Tolerating or ignoring sexual harassment could toxify your workplace and set you up for a lawsuit
The more detailed and transparent you are in your bid, the more likely you are to get a signature on a contract
Am I recommending you get on a plane and fly to Italy to look at tile? Yes.
As technology innovations proliferate, those who use them first will win
When it comes to selling windows, some companies believe something is better than nothing
Three steps to mastering something new: Learn it, do it, then teach it
On home improvement estimates, feeling ripped off, and transparency
This simple checklist will help you plan for a successful 2018
When it comes to selling, home improvement is a retail business, with one important difference