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SecondLook: John DeCiantis SecondLook: John DeCiantis

This class of 2001 Big50 returns to what he loves doing: working with his hands on unique projects. Read more

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Remodelers Look For Ways To Attract Young Workers Remodelers Look For Ways To Attract Young Workers

Remodelers who lament the challenges of attracting new people to the profession often point to external factors ó the demise of vocational education, the aging workforce, slackened work ethics ó as the causes of their plight. Read more

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Remodelers Worry Where They'll Find Workers Remodelers Worry Where They'll Find Workers

Hundreds of thousands of construction jobs will be created in the U.S. during the next several years. Many remodelers are beginning to wonder whether they'll be able to fill even a few of those positions with the kinds of employees they feel comfortable sending into clients' homes. Read more

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Fielding Questions

Though most remodeling company owners focus on skills when hiring field staff, many recognize that attitude is equally or even more important than construction skills. “A lot of this business is about attitude,” says REMODELING contributor and consultant Tim Faller of Field Training Services in Westerly, R.I. Read more

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Sophisticated direct mail campaigns can make a lasting impression Sophisticated direct mail campaigns can make a lasting impression

When you're competing in a sea of upscale remodelers for homeowners already numbed by unsolicited mail, you might be tempted to save your money for another marketing medium. Bruce Wentworth opted instead to make a splash ó an oversized one. Read more

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