Blogs

By Mark Richardson | August 23, 2016

Today, your real competition isn’t the other remodelers, builders, or designers in your area; your real competitor is the homeowner

By Erika Taylor | August 23, 2016

Implementation problems aside, the smart home is coming, and remodelers need to be ready 

By Renee Schwerdt | August 05, 2016

Be careful not to run afoul of federal cooling-off regulations

By Sal Alfano | August 04, 2016

While building a business, you're also building a life. Years from now when you look back on both, will the scales be balanced?

By Mike Damora | August 04, 2016

Homeowners don’t expect all that much from exterior contractors. That’s your opportunity.

By Erika Taylor | August 02, 2016

The number of tradeswomen has remained stagnant over the past decade, yet something else has changed

By Sal Alfano | August 02, 2016

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

By Mark Richardson | July 19, 2016

For a business owner or leader, midyear is an ideal time to replan, revise, and regroup

By Kevin T. Harris | | July 15, 2016

Easy-to-Install Cable Railing System Accentuates Linear Aesthetic and All-Natural Elements

By Sal Alfano | 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

By Mike Damora | July 07, 2016

You'll need to rethink the one-call close

By Erika Taylor | June 09, 2016

Virtually every group representing businesses, including the NAHB, opposes the Department of Labor's new rules regarding who is exempt from overtime pay 

By Sal Alfano | June 09, 2016

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

By Kevin T. Harris | | June 09, 2016

Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek stands one of the most unique, energy-efficient homes in greater Minneapolis.

By Cheryl Casey Ross | June 08, 2016

The home improvement expertise you provide is worth every penny. And homeowners need to understand that.

By Jennifer Johnson | June 08, 2016

Sometimes taking action to solve a problem changes your life

By Mike Damora | June 08, 2016

Hey Mr. Sales Rep, what do you have in the trunk of your car? Let’s hope it’s nothing more than a spare tire.

By Mark Richardson | June 07, 2016

When applied to employee personalities and skills, any organization needs the right blend of both types

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