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