Do you have an up-and-coming star employee at your company? Professional Remodeler has announced that they are now accepting entries for their 2015 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 competition. This award recognizes excellence among young professionals in the residential remodeling industry. You can nominate yourself or someone at your company from fields including design, interior […]
Although your children’s obsessions with the latest trends in music, fashion and toys may indicate otherwise, standing out from the crowd is actually extremely important and something that all contractors should prioritize to improve business.
When a homeowner is considering a remodeling project or a home buyer is looking to purchase or build a new home, the first place they’ll go to narrow down their search is the internet. This gives them access to a whole lot of information about the companies they’re considering, especially what most consider to be the most valuable resource […]
Spring is right around the corner, which means homeowners are going to be looking for contractors to complete the remodeling projects they hold dearly to their hearts – the ones that they’ve been saving for all winter, and you’re going to have to stand out from the competition by giving these homeowners exactly what they want.
For this week’s Scrap Pile, we rounded up articles covering a wide range of topics, from marketing to first-time home buyers to… drones? Check out the articles below to learn more. Homebuilders ETFs Could Have First-Time Buyer Problems A recent article on etftrends.com states that while the government has tried to encourage first-time home buyers […]
Unless they’ve done a major remodel in the past, homeowners often know little about how a project comes together. They have an idea of what they want and expect, but they don’t necessarily know if those expectations and desires are realistic. For Massachusetts based design/build firm, Feinmann Inc, their number one goal is to listen to their […]
GuildQuality’s founder, Geoff Graham, recently did an interview for On Doers, a conversation series centered around business founders and startups. Geoff gives the full story on how he came up with the idea for GuildQuality, how he got it off the ground, the ups and downs GuildQuality has faced over the last 12 years, surviving the recession, the GuildQuality culture, […]
Prestige Residential Construction, Guildmember since 2012, has been recognized with national design awards for two outstanding projects – The Contemporary Lakefront Home and the Book House. The Contemporary Lakefront Home: The Contemporary Lakefront Home, built in the Laurelhurst neighborhood of Seattle, WA, has been awarded a gold award for the One of a Kind Custom […]
There’s an adage that rings true every time you hear it: The customer is always right. So, when developing your business strategy, remember that people often consider peer reviews when choosing contracting companies, and work customer feedback into your plans. One way that businesses learn the opinions of their customers is by taking advantage of surveys. […]
In the residential construction industry, retail cost is high, so it is likely that customers have opinions about the job they bought and the company that did that job. Successful business owners in this industry find that knowing those opinions is critical to sustaining their business, so we reached out to several to learn why they invest […]