Remodeling

How Much Does it Cost Remodelers to Do Business?

Filed in Business Management, Economics, Remodeling by on May 8, 2020 0 Comments
How Much Does it Cost Remodelers to Do Business?

A newly released NAHB study shows that the average gross profit margin for remodelers rose in 2018 to the highest it has been in nearly 30 years. The findings are included within NAHB’s 2020 edition of the Remodelers’ Cost of Doing Business Study.

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NAHB to Host Free Virtual Event ‘Remodelers REBOOT: From the Couch’

Filed in Education, Membership, Remodeling by on May 4, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB to Host Free Virtual Event ‘Remodelers REBOOT: From the Couch’

A brand-new interactive virtual event, “Remodelers REBOOT: From the Couch” – hosted by industry veteran Vince Butler, CAPS, GMB, GMR – will take place Wednesday, May 13, from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ET.

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Remodeler Views Membership Among His Biggest Assets

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Membership, Remodeling by on April 28, 2020 1 Comment
Remodeler Views Membership Among His Biggest Assets

After becoming a member, Alan Archuleta quickly realized he will always be able to learn more about this industry and how he can improve his own business. Archuleta’s passion for and commitment to the industry have earned him the NAHB Remodeler of the Month award for April.

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Coronavirus Causing Home Owners to Pull Back on Remodeling

Filed in Economics, Remodeling by on April 23, 2020 10 Comments
Coronavirus Causing Home Owners to Pull Back on Remodeling

A recent NAHB survey of professional remodelers shows the negative effect the coronavirus pandemic is having on the decision to remodel. More than 90% of remodelers in the survey reported a slowdown in both the rate at which inquiries are coming in, and in the general willingness of home owners to remodel at this time.

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NAHB Debuts New Index for Remodeling Activity

Filed in Economics, Remodeling by on April 16, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Debuts New Index for Remodeling Activity

NAHB redesigned its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the first quarter of 2020 to ease respondent burden and improve its ability to interpret and track industry trends. The first reading for this new RMI series is 48.

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Remodeler Sees Business Grow Through Steadfast Customer Service

Filed in Awards, Remodeling by on March 24, 2020 0 Comments
Remodeler Sees Business Grow Through Steadfast Customer Service

Maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction is easier said than done, especially for a company that is continually growing. But after working for several years at Southwest Airlines, Richard Lee, co-founder of Lee Brothers Construction in Huntsville, Texas, gained numerous insights on how to keep customers happy while attracting new customers in a highly competitive industry.

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Two Ways to Save on NAHB Spring Leadership Meeting Travel

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership, Remodeling by on March 4, 2020 0 Comments
Two Ways to Save on NAHB Spring Leadership Meeting Travel

The Associate Members Committee and NAHB Remodelers each offer programs to help defray costs for deserving local leaders to attend NAHB’s Spring Leadership Meeting, held June 16-20 in Washington, D.C.

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Award-Winning Designs for Aging-in-Place Clients

Filed in Awards, Design, Remodeling by on February 25, 2020 0 Comments
Award-Winning Designs for Aging-in-Place Clients

NAHB Remodelers recently announced the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards. The awards recognize exceptional remodeling projects that effectively incorporate aging-in-place and universal design.

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Transparency with Clients Key to Remodeler’s Success

Filed in Awards, Remodeling by on February 24, 2020 0 Comments
Transparency with Clients Key to Remodeler’s Success

Customer satisfaction is among the most important aspects to running a successful business. For Nick Sapia, a remodeler from Old Lyme, Conn., maintaining transparency for his clients throughout the entire project is a guiding philosophy and one of several reasons why he was named the February NAHB Remodeler of the Month.

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How to Design Homes for Today’s Aging Population

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, IBS, Remodeling by on February 14, 2020 2 Comments
How to Design Homes for Today’s Aging Population

Recent data show that very few homes incorporate the necessary accessibility features for older adults to age in place. So what can the home-building industry do to help increase the supply of necessary housing, not only for this demographic but future generations as well?

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