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

Meadowlark Design + Build uses this clear graphic to bring homeowners up to speed on what's involved in a remodeling project

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New 3-D Design software that keeps you (even further) ahead of the curve

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Homeowners are often shocked to discover that the roofing company that installed their new roof or repaired their old one is out of business

The more detailed and transparent you are in your bid, the more likely you are to get a signature on a contract

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From tracking time to organizing jobs to finding inspiration, these apps belong in your digital toolbox

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How to spot the telltale signs that a client is going to cause trouble 

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Photos: top and bottom right, Tomislav forgo / stock.adobe.com; right, Joshua Rainey / stock.adobe.com; bottom left, Jo Ann Snover / stock.adobe.com 

The line between doing business and committing fraud is thinner than you think 

Turns out punctuation matters in remodeling, too—particularly when it comes to finances and legal matters

As technology innovations proliferate, those who use them first will win

When it comes to selling windows, some companies believe something is better than nothing
 

Contractor attitudes toward the social media giant vary from enthusiastic to dismissive
 

Three steps to mastering something new: Learn it, do it, then teach it
 

On home improvement estimates, feeling ripped off, and transparency

This simple checklist will help you plan for a successful 2018 

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Maybe, depending on circumstances

When it comes to selling, home improvement is a retail business, with one important difference

Write stuff down if youre a remodeler

This is one way for remodelers to streamline operations and align expectations—just make sure you provide enough detail

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Some of the most successful companies in home improvement are partnerships, but not every partnership is destined for success. (Photo: Pixabay)

Business partnerships in the home improvement industry can be golden—provided you take the necessary steps

four remodelers thoughts on transparency in pricing in the home improvement industry

Four remodeling industry veterans’ thoughts on transparency

Regularly contacting past clients is a sure way to increase leads and close more sales

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