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As 2014 draws to a close, many business owners are deep into the planning process for 2015. Taking an honest look at what worked this past year and what didn’t will help in preparing for the year to come. This week’s Scrap Pile contains a few articles that cover trends, tips and tricks to help you get […]

Revival Construction

If a client is looking for a renovation to be done quickly and cheaply, regardless of the architecture of the house, Revival Construction is not the company to call. Wright Marshall founded Revival Construction in 2000 and excels in many ways, but fast and cheap are not among them. Revival Construction is all about style, […]

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The residential construction industry is always changing. From keeping up to date on housing market trends to the ever-changing landscape of online reviews and social media, it can sometimes feel hard to stay on top of it all. That’s why we’ve put together this weekly “Scrap Pile” of articles covering a wide range of industry-related topics. Below are […]

3 Steps to Choosing a Contractor

December 3rd, 2014 by GuildQuality Team
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When it’s time to have work done on your home, choosing a contractor may seem like a daunting task. Where do you start? For most homeowners, the search begins online or by asking friends and family. While these are both great resources, it’s important to know what questions to ask and what to look for […]

Carolina Homebuilder Finds Buyers on Attraction, Not Promotion

November 25th, 2014 by GuildQuality Team
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Regional homebuilder Saussy Burbank, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, shows that effective marketing can be as simple as building beautiful homes. If some new subdivisions tend toward drab sameness—acre after acre, mile after turnpike mile—the houses built by Saussy Burbank pop with bold color combinations and creative trim detail, aiming not only to draw the […]

Apply Today: Epcon Service Excellence Award

November 21st, 2014 by Kathryn Ewing
Epcon Communities

GuildQuality has partnered with Epcon Communities to power a Service Excellence Award to recognize the top Epcon Builders. Finding the Leaders In order to participate, you must submit the greater of your last 30 Epcon closings or all Epcon closings from the last 3 years. At no charge, GuildQuality will survey those past clients and will provide […]

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You might be thinking, “How does a story about a resort in Mexico apply to my construction company?” While the tourism and residential construction industries are two very different animals, there are some overarching similarities between the two — specifically with regards to customer expectations. Both work with folks who are making a big investment, […]

Apply Today: CCN Service Excellence Award

November 12th, 2014 by GuildQuality Team
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GuildQuality has partnered with the Certified Contractors Network (CCN) to power the CCN Service Excellence Award, which recognizes the top CCN contractors. Finding the Leaders At no charge, GuildQuality will survey 30 of your past clients and will provide the feedback directly to you. In order to participate, you must submit the greater of your […]

Create raving fans of your company

November 11th, 2014 by GuildQuality Team
Raving Fans of your Company

Dave Bryan knows a raving fan when he hears one. Or about one. That’s the client who, at a cocktail party, can’t wait to tell someone planning to remodel about the fantastic experience he or she had with his company, Blackdog Builders, in Salem, N.H. In his 2004 best-selling business book called — what else? […]

Upload Historical Projects to Populate the Map

November 6th, 2014 by Alex Overall
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GuildQuality Members now have the ability to upload projects that were completed in the past to help fill out the map on their Profile Page and on the GuildQuality Find a Member page. Taking advantage of the new Historical Upload feature is easy; just follow these steps: Login to your GuildQuality account, click “Marketing” then […]