PR June 2002

August 16, 2010

Features

The 6320, a cordless, 18-vole, 6 1/2-inch circular saw.

101 Best Companies To Work For In The Residential Construction Industry

With more than $4 million in sales in 2001, 12-year-old Blackdog Design/Build/Remodel, might be better able than smaller remodeling companies to fund a reitrement program for employees.

The first line of defense against mold is preventing the entry of bulk water into building assemblies.

Credibility. Does management have it? Perhaps more important, do employees perceive that management has it?

The long-term benefits of retirement planning outweigh the short-term costs.

Working with an unfamiliar sub and architect delays production

With more than $4 million in sales in 2001, 12-year-old Blackdog Design/Build/Remodel in Salem, N.H., might be better able than smaller remodeling companies to fund a retirement program for employees.

How does one stay up-to-date on trends in kitchen and bath design?

This past fall, the Reed Residential Group — Professional Remodeler, Professional Builder, Luxury Home Builder and HousingZone — invited remodelers, builders and architects to nominate their company as one of the 101 Best Companies to Work For in the R...

Remodelers can be slow to embrace new technology, and with good reason.

The typically small size of remodeling companies provides limited opportunities for advancement, and that is a source of frustration for several respondents.

If you’re having trouble finding materials at your local supplier to suit a client’s taste, perhaps it’s time to give architectural salvage stores a try.

Being a trusting person can be just as difficult as earning another person’s trust.

Garden State Brickface, Windows & Siding in Roselle, N.J., has a history of using the latest technology in sales pitches.

Once a staple in high-end Victorian homes, butler pantries — serving and storage rooms — are returning to all types of homes via kitchen remodels.

Labor continues to be the most pressing issue facing the construction industry.

Remodelers can add another option to their list of sustainable building materials.

System 100 single-hung, single-slider and picture windows are designed to be especially suited for stucco applications.

Thanks to recent publicity from the movie The Panic Room, safe rooms have come out of the closet.

The Great Stuff Pro line of insulating foam is designed specifically for professional use.

New oil-free air compressors feature 150 pounds per square inch of output to operate pneumatic tools at peak efficiency for longer periods

The owners of a remodeling firm have to know they’re doing something right when employees report conversations with former clients triggered simply by a company shirt or jacket.

ScaleBlaster eliminates limescale deposits in water pipes, faucets, sprinkler systems and irrigation without using water-softening equipment, salts, chemicals or maintenance.

Perhaps one of the most important elements in employee satisfaction is also one of the most difficult to quantify.

New oil-free air compressors feature 150 pounds per square inch of output to operate pneumatic tools at peak efficiency for longer periods

Production manager Mark Bruins of Howell Design & Build Inc., touts “excellent pay and benefits” as a big part of his company’s appeal, and praises owner Steve Howell for modeling the benefits package on that of Howell’s former employer, Hewlett-Packar...

Ultra Source portable generators are available in two wattage ratings, 12,500 and 15,000.

If quality and customer satisfaction are the pots of gold at the end of the remodeling rainbow, training is surely the path to getting to them.

MiraVista Slate shingles, which are designed to provide the appearance of real slate, are now available in a Merlot (purple) accent color.

Those who praised their company’s compensation plan wrote not of riches but of fair, perhaps above-average wages.

The Decorative Collection of mirror doors debuts with four styles: Silver Leaf, Brushstroke, Ornamental Wood and Floral Leaf.

Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards offers contractors tips for installing cabinetry.

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