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This issue: Facing the Future — The remodeling industry is poised for a
recovery, but challenges remain. The February issue of REMODELING
includes a look at the key hurdles to overcome and how some remodelers
are tackling them head-on.
This issue: Simply Smart: Some Deft Design Moves Completely Transform a
Cluttered Kitchen — A small addition and the removal of a wall improve
the flow and family interaction in this Chicago kitchen.
This issue: The 2011 Remodeling Big50 — With the economy bouncing along
the bottom, we look at the best practices that are lifting these
companies on a wave of success. The companies presented in the following
pages represent the very peak of that curve.
This issue: Energy Stars — Doug Selby's Meadowlark Builders is
flourishing despite the demise of Home Star — and he's not alone. The
June issue of REMODELING includes a look at how some remodeling pros
turned lemons into lemonade.
This issue: Do the Right Thing — To help you keep your clients as happy
as possible, REMODELING spoke to the industry leaders in customer
satisfaction to find out how they impress their clients.
This issue: Remodeling 550 — Our annual list of the biggest home
improvement companies in the country. One thing that hasn't changed is
the highly fragmentary nature of this industry, with (according to the
last census) 800,000 contractors involved in home renovation
This issue: 2011 Remodeling Design Awards — While the quality of this
year’s 218 entries was high, the judges felt that the commercial
projects showed “the most energy, had more character, and were more
innovative in terms of adaptive reuse and use of reclaimed materials and
This issue: Fred Case Entrepreneur of the Year Award — For his business
acumen, entrepreneurial spirit, and industry involvement, Pacific
Northwest remodeler Tom Kelly wins this year's Fred Case Award.
This issue: The 2011-12 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report — A sluggish
housing market continues to affect remodeling return on investment, but
the rate of decline is slowing, and some markets are showing signs of a
This issue: Numbers Game — Benchmarks help CG&S Design Build general
manager Dolores Davis adjust her budget as market conditions change.