Management

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.

roofing contracts backlog

It's great to have lots of jobs in the pipeline, but only if you manage your future revenue stream properly

What do you want your company to accomplish? Who do you want to be? 

Use these strategies to better plan your day   

Each of Harrell’s designers has a revenue target, but the emphasis is on meeting clients’ needs rather than upselling. Image courtesy alfexe / stock.adobe.com

One nationally renowned remodeling company doesn’t pay commissions to its sales team. Here’s why that works so well.  

brian gottlieb at tundraland

In 2016, Windows for a Cause raised $15,000 to provide a custom, stand-up wheelchair for disabled military veteran John Green. In 2017, the event raised $20,000 to send 4-year-old Delilah Presley and her family to Disney World for a week. This year's saw another increase in raised funds. 

How one home improvement company used old windows and sense of community to become a world record holder

looking up remodeling info

The most effective job posts are 3,000–5,000 characters, and include enough detail for respondents to get a strong sense of the job and company culture. Image courtesy georgejmclittle / stock.adobe.com

How to write job postings for a remodeling company that will attract the right candidates

 

When more work becomes too much work, it often leads to less profit, not more

siding installation on a home

Using subcontracted labor can reduce your costs and enable your company to take on more jobs, but it comes with risks as well. 

Some of the best companies across the country install most with subcontractor crews. Here’s why.

Use these guidelines to protect your profits 

hiring manager looking at resumes

Recognizing potential leaders within your organization is key to its future growth. 

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