Economics

The NAHB looks at how the labor shortage is hurting remodelers

salvaging materials can be a good way for remodelers to save money and stay green

Home Front Build carpenters are seen here framing a new house using old-growth Douglas fir they recovered from a 1905 home that would have otherwise been leveled and carted to the dump. 

Remodeler Steve Pallrand imparts invaluable insights on salvaging materials and saving his clients thousands, while saving the planet  

outdoor living spaces are becoming increasingly popular in remodeling

Remodeler Larry Rych, president of Imperial Kitchens and Baths, has embraced the outdoor living trend, remodeling the backyard of his own Chicago home. In this image, to avoid visual clutter, Rych selected L-shaped cedar benches to pull double duty as comfortable seating and hidden storage space.

Four big takeaways every remodeler needs to know

selling a division of your remodeling company to an employee can be good

Selling a division to a trusted employee like Jason DeLong (pictured here) gives peace of mind that your hard work will be in good hands.

You’re ready to sell part of your remodeling business, and an employee is interested in buying. But where do you start?

It’s easy to get lured in by the profit potential of larger jobs, but without the proper preparation and tools, that profit can quickly turn into a loss. 

Increasing the size and price point of your projects can improve your company’s revenue and reputation

preventing lost profits in remodeling

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

Even in cases where a product has been around, the marketing has changed.

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

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

Surgeons, attorneys, and other professionals aren't expected to open their books for you, so why should contractors be any different?

Are you tempted to reveal your costs to homeowners? Think again. 

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

A Baltimore-based remodeler is trying to take advantage of convenient, mobile payment options

Moving from scarcity to specificity

The most successful remodeling companies today have changed how they look at sales and production

zak fleming and marc black remodeling

A tale of two young entrepreneurs 

The city of Austin

Austin, Texas, fights to keep its citizens in place and well-housed

hurricane harvey, irma affect remodelers

Remodelers will be among the first called upon to start rebuilding

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

Four remodeling industry veterans’ thoughts on transparency

state of colorado takes action on labor shortage

Using legislation to help ease the skilled labor shortage

Wallet squeezed in a C-clamp

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Some economists suggest the U.S. is overdue for a downturn. Here are key steps to take to prepare your company in case they’re right.  

Donald Trump

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The effect of announced plans to change or eliminate the Affordable Care Act, scale back taxes, and rein in OSHA enforcement will likely not be seen right away

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