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No Enthusiasm Curb for Curbless Showers

Filed in Design, Housing Trends, Remodelers by on May 29, 2019 2 Comments
No Enthusiasm Curb for Curbless Showers

When it comes to the most sought-after aging-in-place projects, bathrooms dominate the top spot. In a recent NAHB survey of remodelers, more than eight out of 10 reported that installing grab bars (89%), higher toilets (85%) and curbless showers (82%) were the most common aging-in-place projects.

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No. 1 Communication Key to Keep Your Clients Cool and Content

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on April 22, 2019 0 Comments
No. 1 Communication Key to Keep Your Clients Cool and Content

Allowing a client’s phone call, email or text to go unanswered “is like going to bed being angry at your spouse,” said Clint Lovette, CGR, CAPS, president of Lovette Design+Build in Birmingham, Ala. “It only makes it worse in the morning.”

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Remodelers’ Confidence Falls Three Points in First Quarter

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on April 18, 2019 0 Comments
Remodelers’ Confidence Falls Three Points in First Quarter

NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 54 in the first quarter of 2019, falling three points from the previous quarter. The RMI has been consistently above 50 — indicating that more remodelers report market activity is higher compared to the prior quarter than report it is lower — since the second quarter of 2013. The overall RMI averages current remodeling activity and future indicators.

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Remodeler’s Business Focus: ‘Grow Responsibly’

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on March 27, 2019 0 Comments
Remodeler’s Business Focus: ‘Grow Responsibly’

Doing quality work and surrounding himself with the right people are reasons why Kurt Clason has enjoyed great success thus far in his career, and why he’s been named the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for March.

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7 Standout Remodelers and Councils in 2018

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on March 26, 2019 0 Comments
7 Standout Remodelers and Councils in 2018

Dedicated individuals and successful councils from HBAs across the nation who exemplified best practices within the remodeling industry were recently honored with Council Awards for Demonstrating Remodeling Excellence.

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Boston Remodeler Inducted into National Remodeling Hall of Fame

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on March 14, 2019 0 Comments
Boston Remodeler Inducted into National Remodeling Hall of Fame

During a remodeling career spanning more than a quarter-century, Paul Sullivan, president of The Sullivan Company, has not only created a successful business in his hometown of Boston, but he has also given back to the industry on many levels.

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More States Considering Onerous Remodeling Tax

Filed in Remodelers by on March 13, 2019 1 Comment
More States Considering Onerous Remodeling Tax

Connecticut, Texas, Illinois and Nebraska are among the states that are considering tax proposals on home repairs, renovations and labor.

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Richmond Remodeler Named 2018 Remodeler of the Year

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on February 1, 2019 0 Comments
Richmond Remodeler Named 2018 Remodeler of the Year

Leo Lantz has been recognized for superior business management and customer service, exemplary NAHB and community involvement, and outstanding contributions to the remodeling industry.

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Grab a Seat at Remodeling Show CAPS Courses

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on September 27, 2018 0 Comments
Grab a Seat at Remodeling Show CAPS Courses

We still have space for you in NAHB’s three Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) designation courses held before the 2018 Remodeling Show in Baltimore Oct. 6-8. With the latest in marketing, new products, client communication, safety, aesthetics and more, these courses can help you greatly expand your remodeling business.

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NAHB Mourns the Passing of Greg Miedema

Filed in Leadership, Membership, Remodelers by on July 24, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Mourns the Passing of Greg Miedema

Mr. Miedema, an award-winning businessman and PR expert, as well as EO of the HBA of Northern Colorado and past chair of NAHB Remodelers, died July 16 after an 11-year battle with cancer.

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