Tag: remodeling

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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Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

Filed in Design, Education, Remodelers by on July 11, 2018 0 Comments
Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

We know about aging-in-place and universal design, but what about “visitability?” Essentially, visitability refers to design that allows any residents or visitors to get into a home and move within it easily.

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Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 28, 2018 0 Comments
Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Renovating an existing home or adding a room or suite of rooms to a home for an aging relative has benefits beyond monthly savings, says this CAPS remodeler. Providing upgrades so that an Alzheimer’s patient can stay in a familiar location — and around family members — not only reduces overall cost, but also slows the progression slightly, allowing for a better quality of life.

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For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 22, 2018 0 Comments
For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

A feature of most successful remodeling businesses is an owner who can personally relate to the clients’ needs. That’s the case for the June Remodeler of the Month, Curt Kiriu, CAPS, CGR, of CK Independent Living Builders in Mililani, Hawaii.

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Remodeling Expenditure Estimates for More than 26,000 ZIP Codes

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on June 7, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Expenditure Estimates for More than 26,000 ZIP Codes

Home owners who remodel in 2018 will spend an average of $7,893 on each project, according to NAHB’s recent projections of spending by ZIP code for each of over 26,000 ZIP codes across the United States. This is a 28.4% increase from the $6,148 home owners paid for an average remodeling project in 2017.

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Formaldehyde Emissions Compliance Deadline is Tomorrow

Formaldehyde Emissions Compliance Deadline is Tomorrow

All products sold containing composite wood panels — like most kitchen and bathroom cabinets, for example — must meet EPA standards for recordkeeping and labeling, in addition to the tighter emissions requirements.

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Aging-in-Place Remodeling on the Rise

Filed in Remodelers by on May 17, 2018 0 Comments

The growing number of home owners who want to live out their golden years in their current home is major driver in the continued growth of the NAHB Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) educational designation. A new NAHB survey shows why.

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Bathrooms Overtake Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 1, 2018 4 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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