Blogs

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

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. 

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