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Providing job-related training helps home improvement companies retain employees.

Spending time and money to train employees may seem like an ancillary expense—until you have to pay the cost of replacing those employees

Rules unclear for drone use in construction

Lack of clear rules continues to inhibit robotic aircraft use among home improvement companies

Why it's important for small-business owners to take vacation

Don’t keep putting off that vacation. Instead, plan for it, then do it. Your business and employees will thank you.

By having cash reserves, you can offset unpredictable business setbacks

Having cash reserves can offset unpredictable business setbacks or fund future growth

 

What to do when a key employee leaves your company

A key employee unexpectedly leaving can be a stress bomb if you don’t see it coming and you don’t have a plan to deal with it

It’s difficult for a homeowner to cancel a valid construction agreement once materials have been ordered and the job’s been scheduled, but there are situations that make it possible

Under most circumstances, it’s difficult for a homeowner to cancel a valid construction agreement once materials have been ordered and the job’s been scheduled

Caution sign with drunk person

Studies show that substance abuse is higher in construction than in almost any other industry. That's one more reason why every company should have a policy.

Holiday ideas for home improvement companies

Holidays present some unique opportunities for marketing, managing, selling, or just giving back

exit strategy man walking away

Even with a succession plan in place, it’s difficult for owners to step away from their business

In this bathroom for a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights.

Part of a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home in Denver, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights. A monochromatic palette of light colors was chosen, with a contrasting dark stain used for “his” vanity to make it feel more masculine. Interior designer: Kristi Dinner, KD Design; general contractor: Coggeshall Construction

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