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Help your clients understand how to maintain the investment in a completed project.
Handing your clients a completion binder at the end of a project conveys professionalism and ensures repeat business.
Larry Schaffert, CGR, discusses membership to the Remodelers Council.
In general, remodelers have to overcome an image problem. Unethical remodelers are one of the largest sources of complaints registered with the Better Business Bureau.
Supplemental spreadsheets fill a software void and create a dynamic tool for Derek Reijnen.
As schools let out in May and June, remodelers often tap the wealth of high school graduates, who are looking for their first full-time job, for additional labor.
To stay competitive in the tight job market, more remodelers are offering retirement benefits.
The last few columns I’ve written have covered the basics of what builders should be doing to compete and thrive in the e-construction era.
Gastite, the Springfield, Mass., maker of flexible gas piping is undergoing a massive transformation in its production capacity as a result of unprecedented demand for its principal product.
The January article in Professional Builder regarding the projected decline in individuals entering the home building industry led the way.
Imagine this. There are about 50 significant builders in your market and here’s where you stand: Out of 50, you are a clear number one in customer satisfaction as measured by an independent third...
Charles Sheron, Chairman of the Atlanta-based Sheron Group, is convinced that the Internet is not just the tool of the future, it is also one of the most important tools builders can use today.
At a time when good people can find a job almost anywhere their skills are a match, it is invigorating to be surrounded by a team of zealots.
Just when you thought customer satisfaction was surpassed only by exceeding expectations, customer satisfaction rules are changing again.
In hot markets across the country, this might be harder now than ever before, but it’s close to imperative for the startup business we profile in this series.
If you’ve been reading the series on e-construction written by HousingZone’s project and development manager, Todd Shraiberg, you may be wondering how the remodeler will fit into this brave new...
The most technically advanced student won't last long in the workplace without interpersonal skills and an understanding of the importance of teamwork.
The headline resonated across the nation: 'Five U.S. Homebuilders to Start Web Firm'. The list read like a Who's Who of home building: Centex, D.R. Horton, Lennar, Kaufman & Broad, and Pulte...