Blogs

By Tony Mancini | January 18, 2018

An effort to help our industry

By Mark Richardson | January 17, 2018

Why you should become not just another remodeler but an “authority” in the field

By Mark Richardson | January 17, 2018

It’s important to understand whether your success comes from skill and strategy or a roll of the dice

By Mike Damora | January 07, 2018

Solid growth happens after you take a hard look at your company’s strengths and weaknesses

By Sal Alfano | December 28, 2017

Succession planning and passing the “bus test” ought to be a priority for every remodeling company owner

By Erika Taylor | December 22, 2017

Ads list what they want in a candidate, but nothing about what they offer

By Jim Cory | 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.

By Mark Richardson | December 20, 2017

Product selection is taking longer and longer. Here’s how to guide the process.

By Patrick Barthet | December 14, 2017

Are surveyor’s drawings entitled to the same protections as an architect’s blueprints? That depends.

By Mike Damora | December 07, 2017

A well-run remodeling company needs to be good at marketing 

By Sal Alfano | November 27, 2017

Until we rehabilitate our industry’s sexist reputation, it will be hard to attract women to our vocation

By Jim Cory | November 23, 2017

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

By Mike Damora | November 09, 2017

The more detailed and transparent you are in your bid, the more likely you are to get a signature on a contract

By Erika Taylor | November 03, 2017

Am I recommending you get on a plane and fly to Italy to look at tile? Yes. 

By Sal Alfano | October 31, 2017

As technology innovations proliferate, those who use them first will win

By Jim Cory | October 27, 2017

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

By Mark Richardson | October 25, 2017

Three steps to mastering something new: Learn it, do it, then teach it
 

By Erika Taylor | October 23, 2017

On home improvement estimates, feeling ripped off, and transparency

By Mark Richardson | October 18, 2017

This simple checklist will help you plan for a successful 2018 

By Mike Damora | October 12, 2017

When it comes to selling, home improvement is a retail business, with one important difference

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