Remodelers

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 0 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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Building Success with Happy Home Owners

Filed in Education, Home Building, Remodelers by on February 7, 2017 0 Comments
Building Success with Happy Home Owners

All hail the happy home owner: the No. 1 referral source for home builders and remodelers. Companies that forget to keep that top of mind are companies that are in for a bumpy ride, as explained during an education session at the 2017 International Builders’ Show.

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Wanted: 2018 NGBS Consensus Committee Members

Green home builders, remodelers and designers and others sustainability enthusiasts are encouraged to apply to the committee that will develop the 2018 version of the ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard .

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Maximizing Remodeler Profits

Maximizing Remodeler Profits

Time is money.

This was the overriding message delivered by Rob Baugher, a remodeler with 44 years of experience and owner of Baugher Inc. based in Birmingham, Ala., during an International Builders’ Show seminar in Orlando, Fla. earlier this month.

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Remodeler Shares Keys to Greater Profits

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on January 24, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeler Shares Keys to Greater Profits

A slow-and-steady approach toward quality can help a business win the race for revenue. According to Aaron Marvin, owner and co-founder of A.C.T. Builders in Vancouver, Wash., developing that kind of strategy throughout his career has helped his company build steady revenue at greater profitability. It’s also a large reason why Marvin has been selected as the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for January.

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NAHB Remodelers Names Dan Bawden as 2017 Chairman

Filed in Remodelers by on January 23, 2017 1 Comment
NAHB Remodelers Names Dan Bawden as 2017 Chairman

NAHB Remodelers recently named Dan Bawden, CAPS, GMB, CGR, CGP, president and CEO of Legal Eagle Contractors in Houston, as its 2017 chairman. In this role, Bawden represents the more than 53,000 members of NAHB who are involved in the remodeling industry.

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Remodelers Riding Wave of Steady Optimism

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on January 19, 2017 1 Comment
Remodelers Riding Wave of Steady Optimism

The remodeling market has enjoyed a solid stretch of growth since 2011. And despite economists forecasting that growth will likely become more gradual in the years ahead, there remains a sense of confidence among most remodelers.

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