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
Solid growth happens after you take a hard look at your company’s strengths and weaknesses
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
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
New 3-D Design software that keeps you (even further) ahead of the curve
From tracking time to organizing jobs to finding inspiration, these apps belong in your digital toolbox
The line between doing business and committing fraud is thinner than you think
Four remodeling industry veterans’ thoughts on transparency
The best siding companies make proper installation a calling card and point of differentiation
These common technologies are simple yet effective for keeping projects on track
Once a job taken for granted, the window installer today is seen as key to the operation
A range of updates and improvements add to the power of this 3-D visualizing app
For this New York–state remodeler, iPads pave the way for greater efficiency and better communication
The medium used to communicate and approve changes on a project matters. Consider these pointers