Management

A Baltimore-based remodeler is trying to take advantage of convenient, mobile payment options

Why a culture of trust and information sharing trumps one of competition driven by me-first motives 

Is your business primed and ready for success in the coming year? If not, here's how to gear up

Technology is a tool, but let's not forget that it's just that

subcontractors—plumber and electrician—at work

Photo: Flickr user Mike Hauser (CC by 2.0)

You’re using guys you know but they’re not on your payroll. Does that matter to your homeowner customer? 

The right advice is important to success. Be deliberate in where and how you find it.

One profound principle that pays slow but steady dividends

Timing is everything—especially with a "time is of the essence" provision

With a rapidly changing market, such as we have now, you need to be alert to any changes, so you can maintain a nimble, evolving business

Many home improvement business owners reaching a key growth stage will consider if, when, and how, to engage someone else to run their company

For a business owner or leader, midyear is an ideal time to replan, revise, and regroup

Dr. Helen Fischer

Dr. Helen Fisher, renowned author and contributor to the book, Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership, will headline this year’s Women in Residential Construction conference. Photo: courtesy Helen Fisher

Human behavior author to speak on business leadership, innovation

Ryan Boehm of Mosby Building Arts, in St, Louis, winner of the company's ICART award.

Photo: courtesy Mosby Building Arts

At Mosby Building Arts, in St. Louis, managers use a company award—and polar bear totem—to reinforce the good stuff

Professional Remodler contributor Mark Richardson

When applied to employee personalities and skills, any organization needs the right blend of both types

To keep your business relevant, it must be changing.

While it isn't always possible to predict exactly how things will change, it is important to make the inevitability of change an integral part of your business strategy  

List of contract basics for home remodeling contractors

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To avoid misunderstandings, include these basics in your contracts

Not all remodeling tasks should be paid the same hourly rate.

Photo: courtesy Case Design Remodeling, Bethesda, Md.

Here’s a quick, easy system to see if you’re delegating the right tasks

Management: Keep It Clear and Simple, In Business, PR April 2016

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Three essentials to ensure clear, factual, and detailed paperwork for remodeling projects

What to keep in mind as you prepare to file taxes for your remodeling business

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Dos and don’ts in preparing a tax filing for your company

Hiring cheap subs often comes with its own set of issues that aren't necessarily good for your business

Photo: Flickr user David B. Gleason, Creative Commons

Paying the price for cheap subs can add up to more than you anticipate

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