Management

CJC carl callsen burger boat room

During his time with the Burger Boat Company, Carl Callsen crafted all of the woodwork in this master stateroom of a luxury ship.

Carl Callsen comes from a family of carpenters, but he is different from his parents in one extremely important way

Carrying the right equipment can save you a lot of time and money. Here’s a list of what’s in my truck.

Half of his team quit over a single two-week period. The loss was devastating. 

Remodelers are letting tens of thousands of dollars pass them by 

remodeler puts on ktichen addition

Room remodels (such as kitchens) will remain popular, while larger additions will continue to decline, so adjust accordingly.

Understanding these changes in the market will help you position your business

Many remodelers use outdated and ineffective methods of forecasting business. Knowing which numbers to track is a crucial part of managing your company.

Remodeling business owners reveal how they keep their production teams from being poached by other companies

I was focused on my job, relying on remodeling pros to be focused on theirs. Maybe I got too much of a good thing.

preventing lost profits in remodeling

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

Even in cases where a product has been around, the marketing has changed.

robots in remodeling are coming close to true skilled labor

Say "hello" to the first non-human drywaller 

remodelers working when they're working and resting when they're off

Allowing employees to be 100% "off" when they're not at work helps ensure that they're bringing full effort to their jobs.

How to implement a process for productive work hours and quality time off

remodelers will be affected by voice search

Three SEO professionals weigh in on the impact of voice search on home improvement, remodeling, and the internet 

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

Winemakers wait years for their creations to mature. Remodelers get more immediate feedback—every new project is like pulling the cork on a new vintage.

remodeling companies with strong sales cultures

Learn the signs of a positive sales environment

a kitchen designed by Danielle Burger

A clean, transitional look from Kitchen Vitality Design. Company owner Danielle Burger had to build her client list from the ground up after relocating her successful business. 

How one kitchen designer approached moving her renowned business to achieve success 

tips for digital interactions with remodeling and home improvement clients

Company guidelines will provide a starting point for communciation, but account for the unique client needs and wants to customize the experience. 

Digital communication options are boundless. Here’s how to use them while keeping a human touch. 

A detailed look at how much production teams are paid in different markets around the country 

A written daily log of the who, what, and when of job progress is a good business-survival tool. Audio recordings are even better ... when they’re legal.

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