In 2007, DreamMaker Ogden won Franchise of the Year for their concerted effort to help veterans and seniors with special needs remodel their kitchens and baths. Nate Coombs (middle) was in a sales role at the time, where he worked under his father and learned firsthand how a tanking economy can disrupt the remodeling industry.
Four DreamMaker remodelers share what they learned from surviving the recession
Goodbye Google AdWords, hello Google Ads
Use these guidelines to protect your profits
Recognizing potential leaders within your organization is key to its future growth.
Are you tempted to reveal your costs to homeowners? Think again.
If one area of your business runs more slowly than the rest, a bottleneck will occur, causing delays and lost profitability
Use these tips to approach warranty calls as a marketing tactic to keep clients happy and repeat/referral rates growing
Mistakes happen, but a big mistake creates fallout in proportion to the authority of the person who makes it
Use of subcontracted labor by roofing, siding, window, or deck contractors is an issue for many homeowners. It comes down to accountability.
This year's event focuses on the challenges—and solutions—facing women in the industry today.
Use these guidelines to change your approach to work
A zero-tolerance policy strengthens your team and keeps customers happy
A smart, technology-based onboarding process encourages entrepreneurialism while reinforcing company values
A platform to streamline and simplify texting your leads
Figure out what sets your company apart, and make sure your employees know it, too
Use these guidelines from an industry expert to gain a huge ROI on your marketing costs
Systems are methodical, dependable, and scalable. But they're not all alike.
Five tips on defining your remodeling company’s unique value for customers
...and another five that are worth a listen, too
Melding Neil Kelly’s mentorship and experience with her own skill and tenacity, Martha Kerr built an exceptional remodeling career—from her humble beginnings as a temporary assistant for Kelly’s namesake company, to her NKBA presidency and numerous “firsts”, and finally to her retirement in June as the company’s executive vice president.
After a nearly 50-year career, Martha Kerr’s impact on the remodeling industry, and the women within it, isn’t going anywhere.