Blogs

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

By Kate Ewing | May 20, 2016

Creating gender inclusivity in the workplace and the marketplace

By Mike Damora | May 20, 2016

For this former one-call closer, what goes around comes around

By Erika Taylor | May 20, 2016

It's now 10 years since Fred Reichheld introduced the concept of the Net Promoter Score, but it's as relevant as ever

By Sal Alfano | May 20, 2016

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

By Mark Richardson | May 20, 2016

While it isn't always possible to predict exactly how things will change, it is important to make the inevitability of change an integral part of your business strategy  

By Kevin T. Harris | | May 19, 2016

Located off the coast of Maine, on the southeast shore of Chebeague Island, is the tranquil island retreat of the Mills Family. 

By Mark Richardson | May 18, 2016

How getting homeowners to understand the logic behind their decision to buy and to buy from you will help keep them enthusiastic and moving forward with the project

By Allison Iantosca | May 18, 2016

Instead of marking success by how much you accomplish in 24 hours, think about marking how much meaning each hour holds

By Myron Ferguson | May 18, 2016

Productivity isn’t about how many people are working, It’s about moving and working efficiently and the desire to get things done

By Sal Alfano | May 11, 2016

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

By Mike Damora | May 06, 2016

How a great relationship began to unravel from neglect

By Erika Taylor | May 04, 2016

As an increasing number of small projects come from online referral services, the companies that work that way will reap the benefits of that small job that turns into a much more extensive remodel

By Kevin T. Harris | | April 27, 2016

After Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Northeastern U.S. in 2012, a family of five from upstate New York faced the immense task of rebuilding their beloved Long Island vacation home.

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