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Boston Remodeler Inducted into National Remodeling Hall of Fame

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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