July 2017

July 14, 2017

Features

We're heading into a new golden age

One veteran, one remodeler, one disaster 

These common technologies are simple yet effective for keeping projects on track

A disturbing trend among salespeople and owners of smaller remodeling companies is costing businesses a lot of potential revenue

Holding a competition is a great marketing tool. But it can also be tough. Here’s what I learned from first-hand experience

Mortar and grout techniques can make or break your stone installation

There are plenty of wrong ways to install stucco on a wall with a deck ledger. Here’s how to do it the right way.

For a trouble-free installation, get the overlaps right at roof-to-wall connections

Class-leading power and solid features set this cordless rear-handle circular saw apart from the crowd

A rating from the Better Business Bureau is a source of pride for some companies, a bitter pill for others

The Better Business Bureau is striving to stay relevant 

Customer-satisfaction surveys are an integral tool for many remodelers. Here's how to get the most from your survey efforts

Durable, Rich in color, and tough against the sun are the boasts of PPG’s newest stain

Solar power and a maximum fan speed of 400 cfm are key to this easy-to-install replacement fan

This self-draining tongue-and-groove PVC decking system is a one-step solution for elevated decks

Once our pro Matt Stedman found ZIP System stretch tape, he never looked back

A stair gauge that belongs in every framing carpenter's toolbox

Next time you're reluctant to ask a prospect about budget, remember: It isn’t just about you

Historic changes are about to affect the industry. Are you aware of them? 

Planning needs to be automatic in your decision-making processes

There's a bit of ritual—theater almost—that goes into presenting a product

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