Remodeling

Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially last year, rising to around 1.2 million and surpassing the peak of pre-recession employment levels. Recruiting and training more females in the skilled trades can help the industry address its labor shortage.

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Remodeler Emphasizes Building Trust with Both Clients and Colleagues

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodeling by on August 25, 2020 0 Comments
Remodeler Emphasizes Building Trust with Both Clients and Colleagues

Some of the most successful remodelers will agree the best resources are found through membership within local remodelers councils and NAHB Remodelers. Just ask Greg Rehm, owner of Liberty Hill Construction in Bedford, N.H., and the NAHB August Remodeler of the Month.

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Remodeling Industry Sees Optimism Despite COVID-19

Filed in Economics, Remodeling by on July 16, 2020 0 Comments
Remodeling Industry Sees Optimism Despite COVID-19

NAHB today released its latest Remodeling Market Index (RMI), which posted a reading of 73. The index indicates the remodeling market has picked up since the previous quarter as home owners focus on the importance of home for work and life amidst the pandemic.

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NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

Applications are now open for numerous awards that recognize the innovation and dedication of professionals throughout the home building industry.

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Remodeler of the Month Attests to the Value of Service

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Membership, Remodeling by on June 24, 2020 1 Comment
Remodeler of the Month Attests to the Value of Service

Greg Harris, owner of G.P. Harris Construction in Jonestown, Penn., has kept his business growing for the last 17 years through high-quality craftsmanship and a keen focus on customer service. That success led Harris to be recognized as NAHB’s June Remodeler of the Month.

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Remodelers’ Profits Remain Flat

Filed in Economics, Remodeling by on June 23, 2020 0 Comments
Remodelers’ Profits Remain Flat

The industry-average net profit margin for remodelers was 5.2% in 2018, essentially unchanged from the 5.3% reported in 2015, according to the latest Remodelers’ Cost of Doing Business Study. The report includes a nationwide survey of residential remodeling companies designed to produce profitability benchmarks for that segment of the construction industry.

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NAHB to Host ‘Remodeling Economic Outlook: Housing Changes After COVID-19’

Filed in Education, Remodeling by on June 15, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB to Host ‘Remodeling Economic Outlook: Housing Changes After COVID-19’

NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz will join host Vince Butler, CAPS, GMB, GMR, and other top remodeling analysts from Harvard University and John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) for a comprehensive review and economic outlook of the home-improvement industry.

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IBS Exhibit Home Takes Renovations to Another Level

IBS Exhibit Home Takes Renovations to Another Level

Originally built in 1973, the home that will become The New American Remodel 2021 featured a total of five levels, with a variety of angles and different ceiling heights. Working with that unique design was what initially attracted Rob Smith, owner of E2 Homes, to take on the project.

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Remodeler of the Month: NAHB Remodelers is Like Family

Filed in Awards, Remodeling by on May 27, 2020 1 Comment
Remodeler of the Month: NAHB Remodelers is Like Family

Some people begin pursuing a career in the remodeling industry from a young age, while others may stumble upon it and then succeed with flying colors. The latter is the case for Tim Lansford, a remodeler from Arlington, Texas, and NAHB’s May Remodeler of the Month.

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New NGBS Offers Remodelers a Roadmap for High-Performance Projects

New NGBS Offers Remodelers a Roadmap for High-Performance Projects

Remodelers who use green-building techniques will be better positioned to meet the growing demand for improving a home’s energy efficiency. The new ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard® (NGBS) provides a roadmap to guide the design and construction of high-performance projects

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