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Smart Plumbing Can Lead to Big Savings

Smart Plumbing Can Lead to Big Savings

Ask the average insurance adjuster to name a building’s biggest enemy. The answer won’t be fire, bugs or structural failure. It’s water. New products are coming on the market to help your buyers save money and add value to their homes.

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Bathrooms Overtake Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 1, 2018 3 Comments
Bathrooms Overtake Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project

As the industry kicks off National Home Remodeling Month in May, NAHB released the results of a new survey which highlight the most common remodeling projects. While the kitchen may be king for some, smaller-scale renovations are slowly becoming just as popular.

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No Changes Needed for LRRP Rule, says EPA

Filed in Business Management, Environmental, Remodelers by on April 26, 2018 2 Comments
No Changes Needed for LRRP Rule, says EPA

A federally mandated review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s problematic Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule has concluded that, despite the lack of an accurate lead paint test kit, the rule should remain the same.

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New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on April 26, 2018 0 Comments
New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

To compete in today’s booming aging-in-place market, you need the most recent industry knowledge. That’s why NAHB Education has revamped the Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) designation program—starting with the all-new CAPS III: Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging-in-Place.

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‘Bigger Picture’ Leads Remodeler to Bigger Profits

Filed in Business Management, Remodelers by on April 24, 2018 0 Comments
‘Bigger Picture’ Leads Remodeler to Bigger Profits

Ensuring healthy profits in business starts by building great relationships with clients. Nick Scheel, CGR, of Arrow Kitchen and Bath in Spokane Valley, Wash., has created a steady flow of referrals by centering his business around customer service.

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Protect Your Business: Construction Contracts & Law Live Online

Filed in Education, Home Building, Legal, Remodelers by on April 23, 2018 0 Comments
Protect Your Business: Construction Contracts & Law Live Online

Builders and remodelers could use a primer on contract law – and now they can have it in webinar format. The NAHB Construction Contracts & Law Live Online course will be offered over three consecutive Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. ET, on May 1, 8 and 15.

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NFL’s Clay Matthews Tackles a Special Remodel Project

Filed in Remodelers by on April 19, 2018 0 Comments

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was featured in a recent HouzzTV episode in which he hires NAHB Remodelers member Pat Hurst of Hurst Design & Build for a large renovation.

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Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on April 19, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2018, down three points from the previous quarter and back to the same level as the third quarter of 2017.

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National Home Remodeling Month Made Easy

Filed in Remodelers by on April 18, 2018 0 Comments
National Home Remodeling Month Made Easy

The remodeling industry typically kicks into high gear each year as the warmer weather of spring sets in. That’s why May is the best time to celebrate National Home Remodeling Month and raise consumer awareness of the advantages of the benefits of hiring a professional remodeler. NAHB has you covered with an easy-to-use toolkit of resources to help you get started.

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Facebook vs. Congress: What Should Home Builders Know?

Facebook vs. Congress: What Should Home Builders Know?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked to testify in front of House and Senate committees this week to discuss election influence, but members had far more questions about advertising, user data, privacy and consent. What are the takeaways for builders and remodelers?

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