Project Management

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With each problem sales and production solve, they become quicker and more effective for future projects.

A zero-tolerance policy strengthens your team and keeps customers happy

A platform to streamline and simplify texting your leads

Replace thousands of sticky notes with a single tool 

Bluebeam Revu

A program designed to streamline workflows for businesses big and small

Tradeoffs are a fact of life for remodeling Clients. To make good decisions, they need information...all of it.

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The solution to handling stress often lies in better time management

A few easy-to-learn prompts combined with strong listening skills can help increase your close rate and avoid unhappy clients 

Service issues are a touchy but inevitable part of the window replacement business.

One way to combat the labor shortage is by using methods—such as modular construction—that require fewer workers and less time. Modular builds have picked up steam in the commercial market and many are predicting a slow, but steady, increase on the residential side as well. Installing a custom modular addition typically takes less than half the time as building an addition on site. 

The coming year will bring faster paced, more significant change across multiple areas of the remodeling market 

For companies dealing with the labor shortage, growth is only possible by adding efficiency

Solid growth happens after you take a hard look at your company’s strengths and weaknesses

Power Home Remodeling Group employees cheer on Pitbull at a concert thrown by the company. 

How three unrelated companies became distinguished voices in a crowded industry

It’s great to have choices, but having too many options threatens our ability to make a decision

Shingling over an old roof may be faster, cheaper, and a common practice. But some companies refuse to do it.

How deck builders weigh potential liability against the needs of budget-conscious homeowners who just want a repair

Succession planning and passing the “bus test” ought to be a priority for every remodeling company owner

Product selection is taking longer and longer. Here’s how to guide the process.

Design meetings that involve every employee generate better results and a deeper understanding of the project

example of specifications for a remodeling project by Otagawa-Anschel Design+Build

In some cases, specs are separate documents detailing product choices and installation practices. In other instances, the remodeler will put as much product info as will fit on the blueprints. This example is from Otogawa-Anschel Design+Build, in Minneapolis. 

Project specification documents have a big impact on a remodeler’s profit. Follow these guidelines to make sure they’re detailed, clear, and accurate. 

Meadowlark Design + Build uses this clear graphic to bring homeowners up to speed on what's involved in a remodeling project

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New 3-D Design software that keeps you (even further) ahead of the curve

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From tracking time to organizing jobs to finding inspiration, these apps belong in your digital toolbox

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