PR May 2009

August 16, 2010


From rail to deck to fire bowl, home builders and remodelers can use these outdoor living products to turn customer heads.

The new products featured in May 2009 Professional Remodeler magazine (also of note for home builders)

Remodeler Allison Perry Iantosca learned a few things about negotiating the hard way. She shares her insight.

The tax credits for energy-efficient remodels included in the recent stimulus package are getting a lot of attention. We talked to two remodelers who are using the credits to boost their businesses.

Bruce Case details what makes a remodeler succeed

The beginning of summer means change for remodelers and not just school kids, says Doug Dwyer

Professional Remodeler's Editorial Director Paul Deffenbaugh reflects on why this downturn's not as bad as others

With Wall Street and the banking industry getting hit hard since last fall, even the normally recession-resistant New York market is feeling pain during this downturn.

NARI's executive vice president, Mary Busey Harris, urges remodelers to focus on promoting the industry -- and their business.

Remodelers reinvent the back end of a home in Atlanta  and include an elevated deck that raises standards

Wood-plastic composites are chipping away at pressure-treated lumber's lead as the primary material used in decking, U.S. Department of Commerce research shows.

Outdoor living spaces are one pleasure homeowners are not willing to give up during the economic downturn, and they're turning to home builders and remodelers for the perfect outdoor living space.

Senior Editor Jonathan Sweet speaks with Lars Construction's president, Jason Larson, about his outlook during the remodeling downturn.

With a sputtering economy and crashing home prices, it's not an easy time to find new remodeling clients. But it is a good time to take a back-to-basics approach to marketing and work on mining your most lucrative lead source: past clients. Here are 13 ways to get referrals that reward.

Dan and Barbara Strauss have great things to say about their Victorian house in suburban Connecticut and also about the process of remodeling it top to bottom.

Remodeler Millard Blakey of WreckCreations' is known for his whole-systemps approach, and it includes using solar power.

This month's Trade Secrets covers a remodeler's creative marketing approach; ways to find time to give back; and clients' shift to saving green for their wallet and the earth.

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