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Growth in volume measures growth in transactions, but no one goes into business just to maximize transactions 

facebook a good ad platform for remodelers and home improvement professionals

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. 

Hayworth Design & Construction

Hayworth Design & Construction reached out to past happy customers to learn why they chose Hayworth over the competition. Using that information, owner, Mike Hayworth involved his entire staff in figuring out the company  “why”.

Five tips on defining your remodeling company’s unique value for customers

...and another five that are worth a listen, too

martha kerr from neil kelly did a lot for remodeling

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.

Take care of your body now, and it will take care of you later

CartainTeed StoneFacade veneer siding in Appalachian Twilight

StoneFacade manufactured veneer stone in Appalachian Twilight: photo courtesy of CertainTeed 

Manufactured stone veneer provides instant curb appeal, but lack of installers and the increased cost and time involved are a challenge for siding contractors

There’s a difference when remodelers are committed to constant improvements

headhunter choosing a candidate

Outsourcing your hiring efforts puts recruiting in the hands of specialists

We could soon be calling it a multi-billion-dollar company

Adopting a few simple business habits can make a huge difference 

Reward and motivate your team with extra time off for reaching goals

mosby building arts future committee

Discussion among employees and management is encouraged at Mosby Building Arts. 

One remodeling company is turning to its employees to help find opportunities in industry disruptions

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Five tips for overcoming common pitfalls when working with allowances

flextime

Strategies that enable employees to enjoy a better work-life balance are becoming more popular. But can a home improvement company adopt them?

ride along with pro remodeler sales manager

A step-by-step breakdown for sales managers from a leading remodeler

home improvement professional installing a window

When it comes to selling windows, something may be better than nothing

The risk-reward nature of fixed-price contracts may not be the best fit for today’s design-build market 

noncompete agreement

As more employers make use of noncompetes, courts find that these restrictive agreements are going beyond the bounds of original intent

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