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Tom Poulin’s sales consultants take financing applications during sales calls. He’s found that for Poulin Design Remodeling in Albuquerque, N.M., the service is a great closing technique.
A couple of months ago, we bragged a bit about the terrific effort on the part of our local Remodelors Council to introduce high schoolers to remodelers, showing them the variety of career...
The industry’s labor problem has been a hot topic of conversation for many years. Rather than continue to rehash the same old debate, Professional Remodeler, along with Professional...
Bill Medina, CGR, represents all that remodeling excellence embodies.
During an initial meeting with a potential client, a remodeler notices that the homeowners are having difficulty visualizing the project from his sketches.
Quality management practice has a simple goal: customer satisfaction.
The NAHB Research Center is celebrating the release of the 10th edition of its Directory of Accessible Building Products
When taking over the family remodeling business from a father, a woman must overcome a whole set of obstacles - owning a company in a male-dominated industry and filling a father’s shoes.
About 88 percent of remodelers have Internet access, although only 23 percent use it for lead generation.
Ken Kanline, director of the Chrysalis Awards and owner of the Southern Building Show, offers remodelers advice on how to enter and win design award programs.
It’s not too early to register for the Remodelers’ Show, which will be held in the revitalized city of Detroit.
The keynote speaker at the NAHB Management Team Conference in Orlando, Fla., was Mark Sanborn of Sanborn & Associates Inc.
Last week, we talked about HousingZone project and development manager Todd Shraiberg’s idea that the new home builder will be capturing e-commerce through the use of community intranets.
Remodelers, as with most entrepreneurs, often have children interested in the business. Some children have no interest, although that may change later in their lives. In either case, owners with...
Several high-tech companies aimed at improving builders’ supply chain management capabilities have begun operations in the past several months.
Strategic plans are often compared to roadmaps, guiding a company to its destination. What makes a strategic plan successful, however, isn’t the journey. It’s the destination.
Effective use of the Internet is no longer a helpful perk--it's a necessary business tool. Spin your own Web by learning to search the Internet efficiently and hone in quickly on the information...