Most remodelers base their margins not merely on what is required to cover overhead and profit, but on what the market will bear. In a competitive market, they may need to cut margin to win the work. On the flip side, the busier they get, the more they can charge. Some remodelers also raise margins on small projects. But what about the opposite? Do remodelers ever reduce margins when projects get very large?
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