Benchmarks

Cost vs. Value: Nothing Average Here Cost vs. Value: Nothing Average Here

See how a midrange project in one city can cost more than an upscale addition somewhere else. Read more

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Check Your Vitals: Remodeling Benchmarks Check Your Vitals: Remodeling Benchmarks

With the economy improving and remodeling up in most markets, you need to ask: Are my company's key performance indicators showing the numbers I want to hit? Read more

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In Email Marketing, How Good Should Your Results Be? Here Are 5 Benchmarks

Good email delivers great marketing benefits at fairly low cost. But how do you know whether your emails are doing the job? Kyle Hunt answers that question. Read more

Build Compliance Into Your Benchmarking

When you contemplate which benchmarks to use to measure your remodeling's progress, don't forget to include focusing on compliance and legal issues, Richard Feeley says. Omitting them could cause you to overlook several important foundations to success. Read more

McCadden: Benchmarks, Unlike Yardsticks, Don't Always Measure Up

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

How To Know When It's Time To Grow How To Know When It's Time To Grow

Here's a guide that enables you to use cold hard facts to make the tough decision about when to hire a new employee. Read more

Why Some of Your Measuring Sticks May Need UpdatingWhy Some of Your Measuring Sticks May Need Updating

In his "First Word" column for June's issue of REMODELING, editor-in-chief Craig... Read more

Benchmark Your Company Against the Big50's NumbersBenchmark Your Company Against the Big50's Numbers

This yearís Big50 posted average gross margins around 33% and net profits of... Read more

Warning Lights: Using a Business Dashboard to Alert You to Problems

Allison Iantosca describes the business metrics she closely watches to alert her to problems. Read more

NAHB Cost of Doing Business Survey Finds Remodelers' Numbers Fall Short of Ideal NAHB Cost of Doing Business Survey Finds Remodelers' Numbers Fall Short of Ideal

The average remodeler posted a 3% net profit in 2011 and took home 6% in owners' compensation, NAHB finds. Read more

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