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remodeling associations are feeling the sting from covid-19

Remodelers and industry insiders describe their COVID-19 experience and response

a kitchen designed by Danielle Burger

A clean, transitional look from Kitchen Vitality Design. Company owner Danielle Burger had to build her client list from the ground up after relocating her successful business. 

How one kitchen designer approached moving her renowned business to achieve success 

tips for digital interactions with remodeling and home improvement clients

Company guidelines will provide a starting point for communciation, but account for the unique client needs and wants to customize the experience. 

Digital communication options are boundless. Here’s how to use them while keeping a human touch. 

Know the rules that govern whether or not, and how, you can monitor the activities of those who work for you

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? In Washington D.C., average pay for a carpenter is 12% too low to keep pace with cost of living.

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? Remodelers in San Francisco are expecting to increase pay for field staff by approximately 4.5% over the next 12 months.

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? In Philadelphia, education didn’t translate into higher wages.

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? Production managers in New York represent the only title across all nine markets where every respondent had job-related education.

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? Credentialed carpenters in Minneapolis earn a whopping 40.2% more than their counterparts.

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? Salaries follow the career ladder in Dallas, although carpenters are paid about the same regardless of their experience.

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? Chicago features some of the largest pay differences between employees with specialized job education and those without.

We surveyed nearly 1,000 remodeling firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? Carpenters and lead carpenters with job-related education in Boston make about 15.5% and 12.5% more than their counterparts.

A detailed look at how much production teams are paid in different markets around the country 

We surveyed hundreds of design-build firms across nine of the country's most active remodeling markets, to finally answer the question: what is competitive pay? In Atlanta, average pay across the four positions surveyed for is more than 16% less than in the other eight markets.

A written daily log of the who, what, and when of job progress is a good business-survival tool. Audio recordings are even better ... when they’re legal.

roofing contracts backlog

It's great to have lots of jobs in the pipeline, but only if you manage your future revenue stream properly

Discounts and price drops still dazzle some homeowners, but not like they once did

What do you want your company to accomplish? Who do you want to be? 

Video is becoming a must-have part of your marketing plan, and this is intended to help you use it better

Use these strategies to better plan your day   

Sebring Design Build and Advantage Remodeling set pricing expectations early on and avoid needless phone time

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