Leah Thayer

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A Foot on The Brake: On Hiring, Remodelers Proceed With Caution
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A Foot on The Brake: On Hiring, Remodelers Proceed With Caution

The new remodeling HR is slow and cautious to hire. And remodelers have surprised... More

The Producers; For More Remodelers, Trade Contractors Are Strategic Partners
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The Producers; For More Remodelers, Trade Contractors Are Strategic Partners

Remodelers whose businesses are doing well are establishing strong, mutually... More

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To the Bonus, Driver: "Critical Number" Keeps This Company Focused on Improvement To the Bonus, Driver: "Critical Number" Keeps This Company Focused on Improvement

Every remodeling company aspires to general goals involving business performance, but too few distill those goals to a critical number. More

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Tripping Out: Reducing Lumberyard Runs Is a Matter of Planning Tripping Out: Reducing Lumberyard Runs Is a Matter of Planning

Checkout lines may be shorter, but trips to the building materials store are still time wasted and money lost. More

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Service With a Smile: Effective Negotiation

With homeowners still wielding the bulk of negotiating power, remodelers must be able to plant their feet diplomatically. More

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Buzz Factor: Remodelers Experiment With Sales-Free Community Events Buzz Factor: Remodelers Experiment With Sales-Free Community Events

Low-key efforts put faces to remodelersí names and distinguish them from the marketing barrage that consumers face on a daily basis. More

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Back to School: Home Performance Certifications Back to School: Home Performance Certifications

Many remodelers believe that there is a legitimate need for home performance certifications, specifically. More

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Thinking Outside the Dumpster: Deconstruction and Recycling of Building Materials Thinking Outside the Dumpster: Deconstruction and Recycling of Building Materials

By collaborating with material-reuse groups now, remodelers can position themselves as leaders in a practice that homeowners will find increasingly attractive. More

Grassroots. Good Neighbors. Blue Skies: Exterior Open House Piques Neighborhood Interest
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Grassroots. Good Neighbors. Blue Skies: Exterior Open House Piques Neighborhood Interest

A dramatic exterior remodel, a targeted neighborhood, and a pleased client are the... More

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