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Marine Corps Veteran Finds New Opportunities to Serve in the Trades

Filed in Awards, Remodeling by on May 20, 2021 2 Comments
Marine Corps Veteran Finds New Opportunities to Serve in the Trades

Providing service to others can be much more than simply a way to make a living. For Josh Anderson, owner of Bea Day Plumbers in Iowa City, Iowa, service is a significant part of his overall character.

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Latest Issue of ProRemodeler Highlights Key NAHB Messages

Filed in Membership, Remodeling by on April 20, 2021 0 Comments
Latest Issue of ProRemodeler Highlights Key NAHB Messages

As an extension of its collaboration with SGC Horizon — the official media partner of the National Association of Home Builders — NAHB is excited to present the latest industry information and trends in remodeling in the March/April 2021 issue of ProRemodeler magazine.

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Critical Home Repairs Delayed Because of Sky-High Lumber Prices

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs, Remodeling by on March 26, 2021 27 Comments
Critical Home Repairs Delayed Because of Sky-High Lumber Prices

As lumber prices remain sky high, home-building activities continue to suffer across all aspects of the industry — including remodeling projects. Cost increases have had an impact on home owners across the board, from those in need of critical assistance to those who have been planning projects for years.

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NAHB Recognizes Top Industry Achievements at The Nationals Virtual Awards Gala

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, Remodeling by on March 10, 2021 1 Comment
NAHB Recognizes Top Industry Achievements at The Nationals Virtual Awards Gala

NAHB honored outstanding residential real estate sales, marketing and design, 55+ housing projects, individual achievement, young professionals and global excellence at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as “The Nationals℠”). 

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Houston Remodelers Ramp Up Member Engagement and See Results

Filed in Awards, Committees and Councils, Membership, Remodeling by on February 16, 2021 1 Comment
Houston Remodelers Ramp Up Member Engagement and See Results

NAHB Remodelers recently awarded the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) Remodelers Council the Council Award for Demonstrating Remodeling Excellence (CADRE) for Council of the Year in the large council size category.

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IBSx Remodeled Show Home Boasts Strong Connection to the Outdoors

Filed in IBS, Remodeling by on February 5, 2021 0 Comments
IBSx Remodeled Show Home Boasts Strong Connection to the Outdoors

The New American Remodel® 2021 demonstrates the significant impact of today’s advanced construction techniques and innovative building products. The project transformed a dated, energy-devouring, 1973-built home into a modern showcase of contemporary living and ultra-energy efficiency. 

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Home Owners Shift Expenses from Entertainment to Home Improvement

Filed in Economics, Remodeling, Trends by on November 23, 2020 2 Comments
Home Owners Shift Expenses from Entertainment to Home Improvement

HomeAdvisor’s latest “State of Home Spending” survey revealed that home owners spent an average of $13,138 on home-improvement projects in 2020, compared to $9,081 in 2019.

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Adaptability is Key to Iowa Remodeler’s Success

Filed in Awards, Remodeling by on November 18, 2020 1 Comment
Adaptability is Key to Iowa Remodeler’s Success

The only way to run a successful business for over thirty years is to adapt with the times. That’s exactly what Jeff Ellis, owner of Firstcall Remodeling & Restoration in Grimes, Iowa, has done throughout his career, which is why he became the November NAHB Remodeler of the Month.

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Customer Service Equals Business Success for October’s Remodeler of the Month

Filed in Awards, Remodeling by on October 28, 2020 2 Comments
Customer Service Equals Business Success for October’s Remodeler of the Month

Joshua Edgell, owner of JEMM Construction in Painesville, Ohio, is NAHB’s October Remodeler of the Month. He’s been a dedicated member of NAHB Remodelers for several years, and he recognizes it is an integral part of his success.

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Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially last year, rising to around 1.2 million and surpassing the peak of pre-recession employment levels. Recruiting and training more females in the skilled trades can help the industry address its labor shortage.

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