The holidays are meant for spending time with loved ones but that can be hard for your clients if they are focus on an unfinished remodeling job. Don Magruder, DAILY COMMERCIAL, gives tips for avoiding the stress of holiday deadlines. 

If you have a potential client interested in a remodel for this time of year, be sure to inform them about two of the biggest issues affecting the industry: lack of labor and supplies. The timing of their remodel can be affected by either:

Since the Great Recession, most manufacturers and suppliers have just-in-time inventories when it comes to non-commodity building materials, really extending the lead times. An item that took a couple of weeks six years ago, may take four weeks today.

For more tips on avoiding those stressful holiday deadlines, head over to DAILY COMMERCIAL:

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