Remodelers

Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

Filed in Design, Education, Remodelers by on July 11, 2018 0 Comments
Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

We know about aging-in-place and universal design, but what about “visitability?” Essentially, visitability refers to design that allows any residents or visitors to get into a home and move within it easily.

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Geo-Farming: A Ticket to More Qualified Leads

Filed in Remodelers, Sales & Marketing by on July 3, 2018 2 Comments
Geo-Farming: A Ticket to More Qualified Leads

Running newspaper ads, putting up billboards and posting fliers is sooo 20th century. So for its annual Remodeled Tour of Homes, the MBA of Pierce County took advantage of a new-age marketing strategy and saw great results.

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EPA Continues Wave of Action on Lead Regulations

EPA Continues Wave of Action on Lead Regulations

On June 22, EPA released a proposal to lower the dust-lead hazard standards, which impact contractors who do lead-abatement work.

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Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 28, 2018 0 Comments
Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Renovating an existing home or adding a room or suite of rooms to a home for an aging relative has benefits beyond monthly savings, says this CAPS remodeler. Providing upgrades so that an Alzheimer’s patient can stay in a familiar location — and around family members — not only reduces overall cost, but also slows the progression slightly, allowing for a better quality of life.

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For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 22, 2018 0 Comments
For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

A feature of most successful remodeling businesses is an owner who can personally relate to the clients’ needs. That’s the case for the June Remodeler of the Month, Curt Kiriu, CAPS, CGR, of CK Independent Living Builders in Mililani, Hawaii.

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Technology and Aging in Place, Part 1: The Basics

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on June 15, 2018 0 Comments
Technology and Aging in Place, Part 1: The Basics

Although Ohio Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Ric Johnson assists Alzheimer’s and early-onset dementia patients and their families, the technology he’s using has potential for broad applications in the rapidly growing aging-in-place market.

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Remodeling Expenditure Estimates for More than 26,000 ZIP Codes

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on June 7, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Expenditure Estimates for More than 26,000 ZIP Codes

Home owners who remodel in 2018 will spend an average of $7,893 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. This is a 28.4% increase from the $6,148 home owners paid for an average remodeling project in 2017.

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Formaldehyde Emissions Compliance Deadline is Tomorrow

Formaldehyde Emissions Compliance Deadline is Tomorrow

All products sold containing composite wood panels — like most kitchen and bathroom cabinets, for example — must meet EPA standards for recordkeeping and labeling, in addition to the tighter emissions requirements.

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Staying Small Yields Big Results for Tulsa Remodeler

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on May 30, 2018 0 Comments
Staying Small Yields Big Results for Tulsa Remodeler

A woodworking hobby developed into a fruitful remodeling career for Ken Saltink, owner of All American Remodel in Tulsa, Okla., and the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for May.

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Learn Project Management Live Online

Learn Project Management Live Online

In Project Management—Live Online beginning June 5, veteran NAHB Instructor Jeff Hunt, MBA, GMB, GMR, CAPS, CGP, will lead you through proper project management during all three phases of a project: pre-construction, construction and post-construction.

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