Project Management

Write stuff down if youre a remodeler

A clear org chart and job descriptions will streamline operations and align expectations—just make sure you provide enough detail.

four remodelers thoughts on transparency in pricing in the home improvement industry

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

Deckorators Deck Visualizer is a tool for professional remodelers

A range of updates and improvements add to the power of this 3-D visualizing app

Bright Ideas by Martinec using iPads on jobsite

 

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For this New York–state remodeler, iPads pave the way for greater efficiency and better communication

@ symbol on email—remodeling change order details are increasingly sent via email

The medium used to communicate and approve changes on a project matters. Consider these pointers 

Change orders in remodeling are a part of every project

You can't escape them, but you can minimize the hassle and anxiety that remodeling change orders can cause. Here's how.

 

Jobsite rules go a long way toward managing client expectations, controlling trade contractor behavior, and keeping the peace with the neighbors.

 

Crowd members scramble for attention from an individual.

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Home improvement companies that were trimming employment rolls only a few years ago could now use all the crews they can get

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Is it worth the time and trouble to hold a pre-construction meeting on small jobs? You bet. Here's why.

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HVAC contractor Carl Grace’s day is just getting started and he already has more than one dilemma on his hands. 

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It’s not uncommon for construction contracts to be signed by one spouse out of convenience and time constraints.

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Constructions jobs are few and far between in the cooler months, but there are ways to keep business year-round.  

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Constructions jobs are few and far between in the cooler months, but there are ways to keep business year-round.  

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