Remodelers

Remodeler Sees Business Grow Through Steadfast Customer Service

Filed in Awards, Remodelers 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

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, Housing Trends, Remodelers 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, Remodelers 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

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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Two Longtime Members Inducted into National Remodeling Hall of Fame

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on February 6, 2020 2 Comments
Two Longtime Members Inducted into National Remodeling Hall of Fame

NAHB Remodelers recently inducted Dan Bawden, CAPS, GMB, CGR, CGP, a remodeler from Houston, and Robert Criner, CAPS, CGP, GMR, a remodeler from Yorktown, Virginia, into the National Remodeling Hall of Fame for their contributions to the remodeling industry.

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Remodeler’s Success Rooted in Building a Family Legacy

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on January 29, 2020 0 Comments
Remodeler’s Success Rooted in Building a Family Legacy

Maintaining a successful, family-run business is often challenging. But establishing that family legacy can better enable the business to thrive. That’s been the case for Ray Kennamer of Ray Kennamer Construction, Inc., in Albertville, Ala., and it’s part of the reason why he was named NAHB’s January Remodeler of the Month.

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Residential Remodeling Spending Continues to Slowly Grow

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on January 21, 2020 2 Comments
Residential Remodeling Spending Continues to Slowly Grow

Spending on residential improvements will continue to grow over the next two years at a gradual pace, according to experts at a press conference hosted by NAHB Remodelers at the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.

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Remodeler Confidence Increases in 4th Quarter of 2019

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on January 21, 2020 0 Comments
Remodeler Confidence Increases in 4th Quarter of 2019

NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 58 in the fourth quarter of 2019, up 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.

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3 Ways to Learn More About Aging in Place and Universal Design at IBS

3 Ways to Learn More About Aging in Place and Universal Design at IBS

As baby boomers — the most lucrative generation — continue to reach retirement age, interest in universal design and aging-in-place continues to grow. The 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) offers ample opportunities to not only learn more about each concept, but also the distinction between the two. Attendees at this year’s show can select from a variety of sessions to get a better understanding of what these design concepts entail.

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