Remodelers

Star Trek Theme a Boon for Local Council’s Membership

Filed in Membership, Remodelers by on March 30, 2017 0 Comments
Star Trek Theme a Boon for Local Council’s Membership

Remodelers in Tulsa recently went where no council had gone before. In doing so, the local council nearly doubled its membership numbers within a year.

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Remodeler of the Month: Focus on Hiring the Right People

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on March 28, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeler of the Month: Focus on Hiring the Right People

The NAHB Remodeler of the Month, Joseph Irons, shares his insights on how to grow a business and yield higher profits.

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Ramp Up Sales with the ‘Power of Video’

Filed in Remodelers, Sales & Marketing by on March 10, 2017 0 Comments
Ramp Up Sales with the ‘Power of Video’

You’ve been nagged and warned about keeping your web presence up to date. But what about video?

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Meet Zak Fleming, CGR

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on March 8, 2017 0 Comments
Meet Zak Fleming, CGR

March is National Designation Month, so NAHB is shining a spotlight on successful graduates so our members know more about them – and perhaps get another reason to explore the NAHB Designations program.

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How Much do Remodelers Make?

Filed in Business Management, Remodelers by on March 7, 2017 7 Comments
How Much do Remodelers Make?

Findings from the recently released Remodelers’ Cost of Doing Business Study: 2017 Edition show that the net profit margin for the typical residential remodeler increased to 5.3% in 2015, up from 3.0% in 2011.

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Remodelers Scholarship a Jumpstarter for High-level Leadership

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on March 7, 2017 0 Comments
Remodelers Scholarship a Jumpstarter for High-level Leadership

Leaders of local NAHB-affiliated remodelers councils are invited to apply for the $1,500 grant, which can be used to offset expenses related to attending NAHB Remodelers meetings and events at the 2017 Midyear Board meeting. “It’s like getting a backstage pass to NAHB Remodelers!” said 2016 recipient Elliott Pike, CGR, CAPS, chair of the remodelers council of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders.

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Remodeler’s Key to Success: Proactive Education

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on February 21, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeler’s Key to Success: Proactive Education

For more than 25 years, John Gillette, owner of Craftsmanship by John in Houston, has maintained a get-‘er-done attitude, which is why he has been recognized as the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for February.

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Final Week to Apply for NAHB Remodelers Subcommittees

Filed in Councils & Committees, Remodelers by on February 13, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB Remodelers is seeking members who are interested in serving on one of its subcommittees. Participants serve one-year terms during which they play key roles in recommending various policies, implementing programs and working to strengthen the remodeling industry nationwide.

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Remodelers Chairman Goes Virtual to Meet Members

Filed in Councils & Committees, Remodelers by on February 9, 2017 0 Comments
Remodelers Chairman Goes Virtual to Meet Members

No more invasive airport security checks, sluggish car rental counters, or exhausting time zone changes. When it comes to long-distance business meetings, Skype (and other similar video-call applications) can be the ideal substitute. 2017 NAHB Remodelers Chair Dan Bawden has thoroughly considered those benefits as he strives to interact with as many local remodelers councils as possible during his one-year term. He considers Skype his No. 1 cost-and-time-efficient solution, and recently used it for a successful meeting with the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association.

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Remodeling Novice: A Verifier Takes on a Green Renovation Project

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on February 8, 2017 2 Comments
Remodeling Novice: A Verifier Takes on a Green Renovation Project

As a green building verifier — not a builder — Thiel Butner was excited to see the other side of the process. What she didn’t know was that a simple renovaton project would turn into a gut remodel.

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