Remodelers

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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Remodeling Expenditure Estimates Revealed for 2017

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on May 31, 2017 1 Comment
Remodeling Expenditure Estimates Revealed for 2017

Home owners who remodel in 2017 will spend an average of $6,148 on each project, according to NAHB’s recent projections of spending by ZIP code for each of over 26,000 ZIP codes across the United States.

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Oklahoma Remodeler: Never Stop Marketing

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on May 23, 2017 0 Comments
Oklahoma Remodeler: Never Stop Marketing

“Profits will continue to tighten as costs inevitably rise, but with continued networking, repeat customers and referrals, we expect to continue seeing a steady rise in our revenue,” says Mike Fournier, owner of The Sonrise Companies, and May’s NAHB Remodeler of the Month.

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NAHB Remodelers Chair: ‘Ask Me Anything’

Filed in Remodelers by on May 22, 2017 1 Comment
NAHB Remodelers Chair: ‘Ask Me Anything’

Are you a consumer who wants to ask a professional questions about home remodeling? Or perhaps you are a remodeler and want to ask a peer their opinion about a remodeling project? Now’s your chance!

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Husband and Wife Remodelers Avoid Management Pitfalls

Husband and Wife Remodelers Avoid Management Pitfalls

Agreeing on whose turn it is to fold the laundry is one thing. Becoming business partners with your life partner is a whole new level of teamwork. Maya and Len Bogh, co-owners of Great Northern Builders, Inc. in South Berwick, Maine, describe their working dynamic as one that has evolved throughout their 12-year marriage. They also feel more poised with their business management efforts as a result of networking with the right experts.

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Kitchens Edge Baths as Top Remodeling Projects

Filed in Remodelers by on May 11, 2017 0 Comments
Kitchens Edge Baths as Top Remodeling Projects

A recent survey conducted by NAHB shows that kitchens squeaked past bathrooms as the top remodeling jobs performed by NAHB Remodelers in 2016.

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Lifestyle, Curb-Appeal Updates Rejuvenate Mid-Century Split Level

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 3, 2017 1 Comment
Lifestyle, Curb-Appeal Updates Rejuvenate Mid-Century Split Level

While rock ’n’ roll revolutionized music and culture in the 1960s, split-level homes were taking the nation’s booming suburbs by storm. The challenge: How to make it more livable for today’s home owner?

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NAHB Urges EPA to Reevaluate Cost-Benefit Analysis of RRP Rule

NAHB Urges EPA to Reevaluate Cost-Benefit Analysis of RRP Rule

During an EPA hearing on Tuesday, former NAHB Remodelers Chairman Bob Hanbury, CGR, a remodeler from Newington, Conn., asked the agency to reconsider the costs of complying with the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule.

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Persistence Equals Success for Texas Remodeler

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on April 26, 2017 0 Comments
Persistence Equals Success for Texas Remodeler

Despite a slow start for his remodeling company in 2003, Bryan Smith, the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for April, found his niche and made the right connections that helped teach him how to beef up business.

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Remodelers More Confident about Business Prospects

Filed in Remodelers by on April 20, 2017 0 Comments
Remodelers More Confident about Business Prospects

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index rose to 58 in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of five points from the fourth quarter of 2016 and the highest reading in two years.

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