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Longtime Industry Advocate: Retirement Isn’t the End

Longtime Industry Advocate: Retirement Isn’t the End

After working in home building for more than 40 years and serving in a variety of prominent advocacy and leadership roles, Bob Hanbury last month entered the retirement phase of his career. However, he intends to continue serving the industry in whatever capacity he can.

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5 Ways to Get Competitive with CAPS

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on August 8, 2017 0 Comments
5 Ways to Get Competitive with CAPS

The term universal design has been traced back to the late 1970s, when, according to a timeline from Professional Builder magazine, architect Ron Mace coined the term. This 70’s invention turned into an NAHB educational designation focusing on retrofitting existing homes. It’s not exactly a “secret” weapon if more than 3,000 builders and remodelers across the country are […]

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Tragedy Becomes Tutorial for Virginia Remodeler

Filed in Remodelers by on August 2, 2017 0 Comments
Tragedy Becomes Tutorial for Virginia Remodeler

Robert Criner, founder and president of Criner Remodeling in Newport News, Va., recounts the lessons he learned during the exhaustive process of rebuilding his home after a fire caused significant damage.

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Awards That Give Remodelers National Prestige

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 26, 2017 0 Comments
Awards That Give Remodelers National Prestige

The most successful companies typically implement innovative strategies, deliver superior products, and consistently provide high-quality service. But rather than simply saying your work is exemplary, validate it with an award through NAHB Remodelers.

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July’s Remodeler of the Month: Follow Your Instincts

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 25, 2017 0 Comments
July’s Remodeler of the Month: Follow Your Instincts

Resigning from a corporate career and starting your own business can be a difficult and scary proposition. It can also be very rewarding, if you have a quality product and strong work ethic. Just ask the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for July, Sean Beliveau, owner of Slate Creek Builders in Blacksburg, Va.

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Remodeling Market Confidence Remains Positive

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on July 20, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeling Market Confidence Remains Positive

“While remodelers continue to see robust demand across the country, the lack of skilled labor continues to be a serious issue,” said NAHB Remodelers Chairman Dan Bawden.

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Successful Fundraising: A Bigger Fish to Fry

Filed in Remodelers by on July 11, 2017 0 Comments
Successful Fundraising: A Bigger Fish to Fry

To make their annual fish fry fundraiser even more successful, the members of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders Remodelers’ Council added a cash raffle — with a unique twist.

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New Orleans HBA Volunteers Come to Local Resident’s Rescue

Filed in NAHB Cares, Remodelers by on June 29, 2017 0 Comments
New Orleans HBA Volunteers Come to Local Resident’s Rescue

Volunteers from the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans and local community members assembled this week to assist a very appreciative local resident whose home was in need of repairs. 

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Remodeler of the Month: Quality Always Trumps Quantity

Filed in Business Management, Remodelers by on June 26, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeler of the Month: Quality Always Trumps Quantity

No matter what type of business you run, working with the right people is key to boosting revenue and sustaining long-term growth. That’s how David Jackson, CAPS, principal of Jackson Design Build in Centennial, Colo., says he’s kept his home building and remodeling business steadily growing since 1978.

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80-Year-Old Home Transforming Into Impressive IBS Exhibit

Filed in International Builders' Show, Remodelers by on June 22, 2017 0 Comments
80-Year-Old Home Transforming Into Impressive IBS Exhibit

Set to debut during the NAHB International Builders Show, The New American Remodel 2018 is in the midst of a comprehensive renovation. The project’s green building consultant called the original home “one of the least efficient” he’d ever seen. That will certainly change when the project wraps up.

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