Remodelers

Remodeler Sees Benefits of Investing in Younger Workforce

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 26, 2019 0 Comments
Remodeler Sees Benefits of Investing in Younger Workforce

For his dedication to strengthening the remodeling industry, Neil McGowan, president of Navigator Kitchens and Construction, Inc. in Parrish, Fla., has been named the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for July.

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Remodelers’ Confidence Holds Steady

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on July 18, 2019 1 Comment
Remodelers’ Confidence Holds Steady

NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 55 in the second quarter of 2019, rising one point from the previous quarter. The RMI has been consistently above 50 since the second quarter of 2013.

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No Alterations to Lead-Based Paint Rule with Final EPA Dust-Lead Standards

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Remodelers by on July 12, 2019 0 Comments
No Alterations to Lead-Based Paint Rule with Final EPA Dust-Lead Standards

On July 9, EPA issued a final rule to revise the current dust-lead hazard standards for floors and window sills. This revision does not make any changes to the EPA lead-based paint renovation, repair and painting (RRP) rule. The dust-lead hazard standards are used when lead-based paint risk assessments or abatement are performed.

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Remodeler Builds Success Through Continued Engagement

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on June 26, 2019 0 Comments
Remodeler Builds Success Through Continued Engagement

Lou Peluso has been honored as the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for June.

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Remodelers Council Leaders Discover Additional Member Benefits

Filed in Remodelers by on June 24, 2019 0 Comments
Remodelers Council Leaders Discover Additional Member Benefits

Local remodelers council leaders share how they were able to take advantage of an opportunity at the national level when they applied for and received the NAHB Remodelers Leadership Scholarship.

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Home Rehab Program Converts Eyesores Into Assets

Filed in Affordability, Design, Land Development, Remodelers by on June 19, 2019 0 Comments
Home Rehab Program Converts Eyesores Into Assets

Homes for rehab are often beset with significant structural issues such as collapsed roofs, mold, water infiltration or cracked foundations. In the greater Chicago area, the Affordable Housing Corporation of Lake County (AHCLC) created a successful approach to revitalizing communities.

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Remodelers and Professional Women in Building Awards Now Open

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on June 17, 2019 0 Comments
Remodelers and Professional Women in Building Awards Now Open

Applications are now open for two additional awards programs: The NAHB Remodelers Awards and the Professional Women in Building (PWB) Awards. Each awards program recognizes professionals and organizations for their contributions to the home building industry through their respective councils.

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Why Good Customer Service Is Critical to Business Success

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on May 29, 2019 0 Comments
Why Good Customer Service Is Critical to Business Success

NAHB’s May Remodeler of the Month, Don Wirtzberger, doesn’t use a website or social media presence to market his company, Sierra Design & Construction in Louisville, Ky. The company, which started in 2001, gains most of its customers through referrals and word-of-mouth leads.

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No Enthusiasm Curb for Curbless Showers

Filed in Design, Housing Trends, Remodelers by on May 29, 2019 3 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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Events and Resources to Promote National Home Remodeling Month

Filed in Remodelers by on May 1, 2019 2 Comments
Events and Resources to Promote National Home Remodeling Month

May is National Home Remodeling Month. Now is the time to remind consumers that are eager to start a new home project about the benefits of hiring a professional home remodeler.

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