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getting fired can be a gift for remodelers

Identifying and developing the right person to take over the helm of your company is a process that should be started 5-10 years in advance.

For company owners who control the process, getting fired means freedom. Here are five tips to think about when preparing for that day.

bellweather design build remodeler meeting

Holding a tear-down meeting after each job carves out time to reflect on successes, and failures, in order to grow.

... to build up your company. But what’s needed for a successful tear-down meeting?

early payment discounts can pay off pro remodeler

You bet they are. In fact, you can borrow to pay in time to get the discount and still come out ahead.

The fight against opioids and where remodelers fit into it

You probably get work from past customers and referrals without really trying. Imagine what might happen if you leaned into it.

osha inspectors can issue violations to remodelers

Complying with OSHA’s safety rules requires planning, training and (most of all) supervision

remodeler austin donalson working at precision

Two years into working with Precision, Donalson's been promoted to foreman and has earned the absolute trust of his boss, who's given him his own set of keys to the shop.  

Working in the remodeling trades increases the odds that you will abuse opioids—except in the case of Austin Donalson 

There’s a lack of respect that older generations have for this younger one

remodeling has been experiencing a soft market

A soft market means that there are more remodelers than available clients. Don’t let you or your team get caught unprepared.

Some remodelers are having a good year, but there are storm clouds on the horizon

insurance audits for remodelers determines risk

An insurance audit is your carrier’s way of determining how much risk they insured over the past year, and often includes a close look at your company’s sales and payroll numbers.

Why taking a second look at your insurance audit is worth the effort

Growth in volume measures growth in transactions, but no one goes into business just to maximize transactions 

shining a spotlight on opioids in remodeling

Remodelers we spoke with agreed that opioid addiction is an industry challenge

Women in Residential Construction gives its highest honor

traction in remodeling business

How a business book helped us grow stronger as a company

The market is strong, yet many remodelers are hurting. Here’s why.  

Breaking up is hard to do, especially in business. These 3 tips make it easier.

accountant

Whether completed internally odr by an outside accountant, a budget that supports your market position is key to achieving your income goal.

Many remodelers underbid their projects. Here’s how to remedy that. 

Not everyone who struggles with an opioid addiction is able to get clean. But some are. 

opioid addiction is an occupational hazard when youre a remodeler

Why does our industry have such a serious opioid problem?

texas women in trades

Industry organization Texas Women in Trades connects tradeswomen to employers and each other, while educating future generations on construction and remodeling

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