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forty under 40 professional remodeler

We surveyed our Forty Under 40 winners and found that while totally different, they’re a lot alike.

Successfully managing people involves acquiring a cluster of skills. These can be learned.

When it comes to purchasing remodeling services, a growing number of homeowners are not willing to settle for business as usual

There’s an aspect of workplace culture that I don’t hear discussed. 

Boost your close rate by overcoming these common errors

hiring the right kind of person for a remodeling home improvement company

Use these tips to test whether an applicant has the skills and dedication for the job

touch controls for elica's nikola tesla cooktop

A smart induction cooktop that requires no hood, no ductwork, and soon, no custom installation 

A single device to bring water monitoring into the smart home technology mix

Tightening this complex intersection of framing materials

advantech subflooring being lain

Subflooring that resists bowing and other damages while increasing efficiency

the wayne dalton luminous garage door

A sleek door that blends well with modern luxury and doubles as a weather barrier

Tradeoffs are a fact of life for remodeling Clients. To make good decisions, they need information...all of it.

home improvement spending on the rise

Data from around the industry indicates a gangbusters year for home improvement

home depot HBI grant will help vocational schools

The funds will go toward training 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years, including veterans, ex-cons and high school students

An air purification system that knows when it needs a new filter, and tells you

A full-time marketer skilled in lead generation methods can drive big growth. Finding that person might not be easy.

It's rare to find lighting guidelines backed up by documented field testing

better-time-management-for-remodelers

The solution to handling stress often lies in better time management

A few easy-to-learn prompts combined with strong listening skills can help increase your close rate and avoid unhappy clients 

It can heat nearly five showers at once and could save homeowners thousands

You’ve read about rogue roofing contractors who scam unwitting homeowners? This scam’s aimed at roofers. 

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