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#D tile display at cersaie 2018

From Florim's Cedit collection, these tiles represent a growing trend 3D design 

The annual Bologna-based trade show is the perfect place for American remodelers to learn what it is to work with Italian Ceramic Tiles.

Many remodelers use outdated and ineffective methods of forecasting business. Knowing which numbers to track is a crucial part of managing your company.

carbon fiber straps used to repair wall cracks

Carbon fiber straps may be used to repair wall cracks or bowing that’s no more than 2 inches. Before applying carbon straps, remove all paint from the wall. 

Dos and don’ts for creating a structurally sound, finished basement that homeowners will love

Deck Designer allows for various deck corner shapes, and includes internal shaping tools to accommodate trees, pools, or spas within the deck space. 

Free online software to simplify and speed up the design process

a marketing and seo tool built for remodeling contractors

A marketing & SEO education tool built exclusively for contractors

The most heavy-duty coffee maker available 

How much moisture air can hold depends on the temperature, which is why they call it “relative humidity.” Here’s how it works and why it matters.

A strip of plywood, some blocks, and a table saw will help you salvage crooked framing lumber by safely ripping a straight edge 

model remodel 2018

Zavala's airy design concept, seen here in a rendering,  features a soaring tongue and groove ceiling made from 16-foot panels of kiln-dried, primed fir.

Before the Model ReModel's big reveal next month, here's a look at the floorplan and finishes for the top level

Remodeling business owners reveal how they keep their production teams from being poached by other companies

The 2019 New American Remodel will blend modern design with a farm-to-table lifestyle

"The customization aspect is actually my favorite part of the app."

With over 110,000 visitors, Cersaie was reconfirmed this year as the world's biggest tile show

Six takeaways from the world’s largest tile show

remodeler installing siding good customer service

As a master carpenter and second-generation custom builder and remodeler, Ben Bogie (pictured here) knows that what matters as much as the quality of your handiwork is the customer service you provide.

How to turn the industry's negative reputation into your company's bottom-line results

"A small twist knob lets you easily open the machine and empty out the dust tray, and since there’s no water, there’s no slurry to dispose of at the end of the day."

I was focused on my job, relying on remodeling pros to be focused on theirs. Maybe I got too much of a good thing.

preventing lost profits in remodeling

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

managing cash flow

Seasonality, cycle time, weather, and other variables make cash flow management a challenge for home improvement contractors

800,000 homeowners have a new incentive to spend on home improvement 

Every time I go to a trade show I hope it’s different. It is, but it’s also the same.

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

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