Larry Parrish

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Touch Base: Interactive Whiteboards in the Remodeling Office Touch Base: Interactive Whiteboards in the Remodeling Office

Interactive whiteboards can help clients visualize their projects as you make changes in real time, but the whiteboards' usefulness doesn't end there. Read more

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When the Check's Not in the Mail

Larry Parrish has heard all the excuses for late payments ófrom “I've been out of town” to “I thought my wife took care of it.” Although most clients handle payments responsibly, too many times, the check isn't in the mail. Read more

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Using product selection strategies to smooth out remodeling process

Design/build and full-service remodelers are hiring interior designers, in-house or as partners, to work with existing selection systems, or to have those partners incorporate new technologies with the process.The interior designer can visit Web sites and display images of products or project photos that are saved on the hard drive. Read more

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New Home Designs Impact Old Home Remodels

Homeowners contemplating a remodel and those building second and third homes have virtually the same wish list. From oversized kitchen islands to walk-in showers, the crossover of features from new construction to remodeling is seamless and nearly instantaneous. Read more

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System of sound policies to increase efficieny

Larry Parrish, Parrish Construction Company, Boulder, Colo., found a better way to fast track the process. The first step was giving the consultant all the paperwork Parrish could find, much of it collected from remodeler colleagues -- materials including everything from employee handbooks to policy manuals and job descriptions. Read more

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20/20 Hindsight

The stock market slump affected sales in our target market, Silicon Valley, as residents lost the portfolio liquidity to fund home remodeling projects. Doug Dwyer, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen, Waco, Texas, Big50 2000 Read more

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Past Due

If we do have a client holding out, I first send out a statement saying there was an unpaid balance. Read more

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