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Being waterproof, Spot has no problem inspecting jobsites even through downpours.

Get daily updates, organized by site and location on the site, without your staff having to spending even a minute taking pictures or moving around data

The remodeling market is strong, but are you ready to take advantage of it? Take this simple fitness test to see if you’re properly positioned for growth. 

Keep It Simple: People are motivated by clearly defined pay structures. If your percentages need to change based on volume or tiers, keep the tiers to a minimum and inform salespeople how they are doing on a monthly basis. 

Rather than searching for a one-size-fits-all pay plan, use big-picture tactics to keep teams motivated

great salesperson

Many things make the difference, including curbing the urge to talk

finding the right remodeling sales person

It’s great to have sales experience, but rounding it out with production experience makes a big difference. Show your sales team the effort it takes to solve differences between design and execution to help them anticipate and address problems earlier. 

Let go of hiring the perfect candidate. Instead, hire potential and train to perfection.

A new book by an industry author helps contractors with time management

consider these questions before purchasing digital solutions for your company

Even today, many smaller companies don’t take advantage of software solutions. A study from Fit Small Business revealed that no single type of software category had a full 50 percent usage rate. The highest ranked—accounting-based programs—was at 49.8 percent. The most common reason given for not purchasing the software was cost, yet the efficiency gained by using the right tools will pay back the initial investment many times over.

Consider these questions before purchasing digital solutions for your company

That old saw that goes "If it seems too good to be true..." applies to home improvement marketing and sales

Instead of resisting client requests for a cost breakdown, Michael Anschel lays all his cards on the table. It sounds like a nightmare but it works like a dream. 

creative home engineering and professional remodeler

Creative Home Engineering builds its doors with an array of sophisticated security technology, from reinforced slabs to thumbprint scanners.

How one engineer found an empty niche and not only filled it, but grew it 

Replace thousands of sticky notes with a single tool 

You can argue about whether or not it’s ethical, but employee poaching is going to happen. So what can you do about it?

You can argue about whether or not it’s ethical, but employee poaching is going to happen. So what can you do about it?

Bluebeam Revu

A program designed to streamline workflows for businesses big and small

There is no faster, more effective way to develop empathy with your clients’ experience than to become a remodeling client yourself

Successfully managing people involves acquiring a cluster of skills. These can be learned.

There’s an aspect of workplace culture that I don’t hear discussed. 

Boost your close rate by overcoming these common errors

hiring the right kind of person for a remodeling home improvement company

Use these tips to test whether an applicant has the skills and dedication for the job

Tradeoffs are a fact of life for remodeling Clients. To make good decisions, they need information...all of it.

home improvement spending on the rise

Data from around the industry indicates a gangbusters year for home improvement

A full-time marketer skilled in lead generation methods can drive big growth. Finding that person might not be easy.

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