For a company that sells $5 million or more, someone besides the owner should be managing the salesforce. Here’s what to consider when hiring a sales manager.
A well-run remodeling company needs to be good at marketing
These metal plates restore strength to joists that have encountered an overzealous plumber
Time-tested architectural elements in masonry buildings not only look good, but serve to channel water away from the walls
A hole saw and a scrap of drywall make for a strong, invisible patch
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Project specification documents have a big impact on a remodeler’s profit. Follow these guidelines to make sure they’re detailed, clear, and accurate.
Transforming a 1930s Orlando home into a showcase of contemporary living
Social media, a tight job market, and advancing technology give remodelers cause to rethink their companies’ adaptability
A more-is-less trend that's leading to much sleeker showers and sinks
Open-web floor trusses are great for routing utilities, but having to custom order them can hold up a framing schedule. Enter TrimJoist.
Kira Obermeier and Ariel Darmoni of 123 Remodeling in Chicago discuss a project
Until we rehabilitate our industry’s sexist reputation, it will be hard to attract women to our vocation
A big-ticket multi-family project can look super-tempting, but many siding contractors would rather not bid it
Tolerating or ignoring sexual harassment could toxify your workplace and set you up for a lawsuit
Remodeling is at low risk for losing jobs to robots and AI over the next 10 years ... but it is at risk
These innovative materials make use of stuff that would otherwise have been thrown away
Austin, Texas, fights to keep its citizens in place and well-housed
An idea that went from crazy to genious in 16 games
Despite the industry's problems, its professionals remain confident