Use these guidelines to change your approach to work 

The owners of NewSouth Window Solutions took the company from zero to $50 million in just seven years. Here’s how they did it. 

Selling has never been easy, but it’s far harder today than it was even a few years ago

What to do when you hear those words from a homeowner

Crayon drawing of schematic human figures in a circle

Be proactive and put a person-to-person process in place

Jacuzzi acquires BathWraps

The acquisition will give both companies bigger networks and wider offerings

There's a bit of ritual—theater almost—that goes into presenting a product

Historic changes are about to affect the industry. Are you aware of them? 

These common technologies are simple yet effective for keeping projects on track

An entry in Custom Design & Construction, a remodeling company, ugly bathroom contest

Custom Design & Construction's ugly-bathroom contest was a great way to bring attention to the business. 

Holding a competition is a great marketing tool. But it can also be tough. Here’s what I learned from first-hand experience

Some success habits require skill and practice. Others, such as being on time, just need the right mindset.

Giving too much money for kitchen remodel to over-qualified lead

A disturbing trend among salespeople and owners of smaller remodeling companies is costing businesses a lot of potential revenue

The benefits of hiring someone with a criminal record can outweigh the risks 

Here’s what home improvement pros need to consider to avoid unintended consequences when adding a new product 

A rating from the Better Business Bureau is a source of pride for some companies, a bitter pill for others

customer satisfaction surveys are important for any professional remodeler to do

Customer-satisfaction surveys are an integral tool for many remodelers. Here's how to get the most from your survey efforts

Planning needs to be automatic in your decision-making processes

One veteran, one remodeler, one disaster 

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