Shawn McCadden founded, operated, and sold a successful design/build
company. A co-founder of the Residential Design/Build Institute, he
speaks at industry events and consults with remodelers. Owner issues,
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Don't answer right away. Ask these questions first.
Oftentimes, remodeling prospects ask to have their proposal broken out in detail and or price. If this is something your business is willing to do, REMODELING columnist Shawn McCadden suggests you explore these critical considerationswith them before you leave to prep your proposal. Read more
Sometimes the best benchmark is the one you set based on your own performance
Benchmarks can be useful, REMODELING columnist Shawn McCadden agrees, but some numbers are more useful than others. He has two pieces of advice to help ensure that sure you're comparing your company against the right numbers. Read more