PR May 2000

August 16, 2010

Features

Paul Sullivan, CGR, president of the Sullivan Co. Inc. in Newton, Mass., has taken advantage of May as National Remodeling Month by showering his clients with information in April.

Consumers want products that are water- and energy-efficient, but few are aware that new products can save on resources and still get the job done

If you’re operating on a limited budget, the Yellow Pages may be your company’s primary advertising vehicle.

When helping homeowners customize a home’s exterior, remodelers can easily be overwhelmed by the many styles, colors and products available.

'Reduce and reuse are the big words for remodeling,' says Peter Yost.

Business Management Nature-inspired shades are the way to go with walls, according to Sherwin-Williams.

To stay competitive in the tight job market, more remodelers are offering retirement benefits.

How to install large crown molding.

Rod Sutton discusses the process of selecting a facilities planner for his local high school's renovation project.

Help your clients understand how to maintain the investment in a completed project.

Handing your clients a completion binder at the end of a project conveys professionalism and ensures repeat business.

Larry Schaffert, CGR, discusses membership to the Remodelers Council.

In general, remodelers have to overcome an image problem. Unethical remodelers are one of the largest sources of complaints registered with the Better Business Bureau.

Unlike an artist standing before an easel, ready to create a masterpiece from deep within his soul, or a sculptor, ready to chisel away at a creation that will later become his legacy, we are remodelers. We are the 'other craftsmen.'

Time-and-materials contract keeps gross profit on target despite numerous change orders and a final cost nearly double the estimate.

Supplemental spreadsheets fill a software void and create a dynamic tool for Derek Reijnen.

For Deck America, traditional marketing is simply a prospecting game: gather names, addresses and phone numbers and set up visits to the home.

As schools let out in May and June, remodelers often tap the wealth of high school graduates, who are looking for their first full-time job, for additional labor.

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