September 2016 Table of Contents

From the Editor
What This Editor Learned About Remodeling from Having Just Commissioned One From the Editor What This Editor Learned About Remodeling from Having Just Commissioned One

September's Editorial: Call this adventure "Invasion of the Homebody Snatchers" Read more

Cover Feature
Explore the 2016 Remodeling Design Awards Explore the 2016 Remodeling Design Awards

Take a look and get inspired by this year's award-winning projects. Read more

Your Business
Remodelers (Still) Love Their Radios (in 2016) Remodelers (Still) Love Their Radios (in 2016)

But the ones that ban them make some compelling arguments. Read more

How to Calculate Your Real Cost of Labor and Use That Number in Your Accounts How to Calculate Your Real Cost of Labor and Use That Number in Your Accounts

Figuring in those costs are crucial to accurate estimating and bookkeeping, Remodeling columnist Judith Miller says. Here's here easy guide to making sure you know your costs and bill for them properly. Read more

You've Mastered the Design/Build Construction Process. How About the Financial Process? You've Mastered the Design/Build Construction Process. How About the Financial Process?

Improperly tracking the costs and income from your design and production business segments could be hurting your business Read more

Prices for Popular Remodeling Projects Have Risen 3.1% in Past Year, Latest Cost vs. Value Data Finds Prices for Popular Remodeling Projects Have Risen 3.1% in Past Year, Latest Cost vs. Value Data Finds

Research for 2017 report indicates price hikes are outpacing inflation and wages Read more

The XX Factor: How One Woman Has Found Success in a Male-Dominated Industry Remodeling The XX Factor: How One Woman Has Found Success in a Male-Dominated Industry

Though being a female-owned and operated design/build company hasn't always been easy, Pure Design Environments' Jaque Bethke has used those challenges to propel her business forward Read more

The Why and How of Maintaining Positive Remodeling Industry Relationships Big50 Bites The Why and How of Maintaining Positive Remodeling Industry Relationships

Interior designer Maida Korte gives insight on building strong business ties that last. Read more

Design/Build
Perfect the Art of Staying Up to Date with Building Science Perfect the Art of Staying Up to Date with Building Science

As construction technology and performance standards continue to evolve, how can you be sure you're at the leading edge? Read more

Products
Should You Keep on Truckin’? Should You Keep on Truckin’?

Vans are gaining in popularity for jobsite vehicles. Here are some points to ponder before you take the plunge. Read more

You Built It
A Remodel with a Little Something Extra You Built It A Remodel with a Little Something Extra

This remodel blends private and entertaining spaces seamlessly Read more

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