Summer’s here, and that means the 4th of July, vacations to the beach, and (hopefully) lots of remodeling jobs. It doesn’t matter if this is your busiest time of the year or if you’re lounging poolside: now’s a great time to look back at the best stories from the first half of the year. We’ve gathered some of our most popular articles below for a summer refresher course. Figure out your remodeling superpower or check out the best tips for dealing with personnel and make this summer your best yet.
You, too, can become a sales superhero even if you weren’t born with super selling powers. Use this feature along your entire quest, from learning to give the right greeting when you first meet a client to deftly handling complaints and generating new business after the work is done.
From the EPA’s aggressive enforcement of the RRP rule to OSHA’s crusade against silica dust, 2015 is on track to be the year of regulations. Read more on how to get up to speed—and keep your staff out of trouble.
Picking the perfect selection of building products takes a trend-savvy eye, some serious research, and a lot of patience. In this feature, chief products editor Lauren Hunter, aka The Products Hunter, helps shape your product picks for 2015 by highlighting exciting trends, creative ideas, and more than 70 new products that will work for both you and your clients.
Our annual search for the newest members of America’s remodeling elite uncovers a group that shares a slew of standout qualities. From taking advantage of technology to taking care of their employees, these remodelers represent the best in the biz. Take note of their good ideas. They could make a big difference at your company.