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Remodeler Michael Anschel explains how leaning on discounts reduces a remodelers value.

It was too much to spend on something that wouldn’t add value to the home

Treating reviews like a referral center with clear goals will help grow your business

Recent consumer research by Synchrony reveals that people are streamlining their product purchasing patterns. Are you curious about what the data reveals regarding what consumers are looking for to help make their buying decision more quickly? What does this mean for the home improvement contractor?

new decade for remodelers

Why it’s important to look beyond 2020, and how to organize your thinking for the next 10 years

legal advice from a remodeling legal expert

Understanding your legal exposure is the first step toward reducing the risk of not getting paid—or worse, ending up liable for something you didn’t cause.

There are two provisions in most every construction contract that you better understand

new headquarters for the national association of the remodeling industry

Five years of analysis and value engineering went into finding and remodeling the new NARI HQ. The new location connects to the outdoors with ample sunshine. NARI plans to create more opportunities to give a voice to underrepresented populations in the industry.

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

thompson creek windows employees with Mary Walter

Mary Walter, a local radio on-air personality (center) visits the Thompson Creek factory.

Radio is a great way to reach an older demographic. Here’s what you need to know. 

remodeler telling his client a story

Using relatable metaphors to describe the remodeling process will help clients connect deeply with your company. 

A few small changes in the way you communicate can make a big difference

remodeler doing roofing

While more contractors said roofing was the most physically demanding job a remodeler could have, they also agreed it was one of the least difficult to master. 

CraftJack asked 1,600+ contractors what the most physically demanding job was, and they said...

Check out how one design-build firm creates fantastic videos 

Autonomous vehicles are already on our roads, but your company will never run itself

newsouth window solutions sold to PGT Innovations

Dan Ochstein (left) and Earl Rahn opened NewSouth Windows in the middle of the recession and targeted one of the hardest-hit areas to start their company. "It was an opportunity," Rahn says. Today, NewSouth employs more than 165 people across the state. The windows for all locations are made in Tampa. 

Following a growing trend of acquisitions in home improvement, PGT innovations has effectively acquired NewSouth Window Solutions

Without a clear vision of success, it’s tough to stick to any resolutions

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.

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