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Home performance energy audits provide you, the remodeling contractor, with another valuable service that you can provide your clients.
Managing yourself is about not being overwhelmed. Managing yourself is about thinking clearly to make the right decisions. Managing yourself is about setting an example for others you lead....
To make Lean work, builders must first recognize and uncover any open wounds, a process too few builders are willing to undertake.
Last month I started sharing some of the lessons I learned from the last 25 years of owning a remodeling business. Here is the continuation of what I have learned from others regarding building a...
Confidence can affect individuals, markets, and an entire country. Confidence allows us to focus on the future rather than just the here and now.
To a remodeling contractor, saying “no” to a potential client could possibly be the best decision you make for your company.
Examining the good, the bad, and the ugly
In response to Scott Sedam’s discussions of the coming labor shortage in America, Professional Builder readers sound off on both sides of the debate.
17 industry leaders share their secrets on the challenges and opportunities they expect to face in 2013. Also, they reveal how they are positioning their business for growth.
Following up on the success of the best-selling book “How Fit is Your Business,” is your business “Fit to Grow”
As we closed the books on 2012, many readers reported to Professional Remodeler that business has been picking up steam, according to a survey conducted in late 2012
As the trend toward green home upgrades continues, so too does the opportunity for remodelers to expand their client base.
I would like to share some of the lessons I have learned from others along the way regarding building a company and working with people.
Customer relationship management (CRM) solutions are one measure that remodelers can incorporate in their business to “stop important things from falling through the cracks”
Arguably better than any of the Giant builders, Toll Brothers built a business that was ready to absorb and pivot from the historic downturn to a new market.
Home builders are in the crosshairs as cash-strapped local governments that have seen their budgets decimated during the economic downturn look for ways to shift infrastructure costs to the...
Remodelers remain hopeful for 2013, still await big recovery.
Entrepreneurship, partnering, and a dose of trial-and-error characterize
a family company’s three-decade rise.
Following last year’s popular article “77 Tablet Apps Made for Remodelers” (see September 2011), Professional Remodeler editors continue to search for the most popular and latest applications for...
Most people enjoy buying; nobody likes to feel they are being “sold." A good salesperson will allow their clients to buy from them. Here are 10 mistakes to avoid when working with clients: