Home Improvement

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?

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

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 

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

"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

preventing lost profits in remodeling

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

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

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

robots in remodeling are coming close to true skilled labor

Say "hello" to the first non-human drywaller 

remodelers will be affected by voice search

Three SEO professionals weigh in on the impact of voice search on home improvement, remodeling, and the internet 

From left to right: Top Row: Todd Jackson, Doug Lueck, John Keenan, Leslie Molloy, Rick Matus, Bill Millholland (2017 winner), Beth Yuen (2017), Tanya Donahue (2017); Bottom row: Chris Lavoie (2017 winner), Vince Nardo, Melissa Kennedy, Mark Fies (2017), Mina Fies, Rich Oris, Cindy Cipriani, Joseph Robbins, Mark Richardson

Ten industry pros you should be taking notes from 

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

Winemakers wait years for their creations to mature. Remodelers get more immediate feedback—every new project is like pulling the cork on a new vintage.

Experts from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University project remodeling spending to slow down but ultimately stay strong 

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. 

A system of tracks holds large panels off the sheathing, creating a rainscreen while also providing flashing at joints and a finished edge treatment  

Milwaukee Tool grows its manufacturing footprint yet again 

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.

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