Leif Jackson

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Green-Themed Gift Bag for Clients Is Part of This Remodeler's Completion Process Green-Themed Gift Bag for Clients Is Part of This Remodeler's Completion Process

In an effort to raise awareness and encourage clients to live green, Jackson Design/Build includes a green-themed gift bag as part of each project's completion procedure. More

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Getting Serious About Green Remodeling Getting Serious About Green Remodeling

Seattle's Jackson Remodeling changes its business to follow green practices only. More

Company becomes known for green building
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Company becomes known for green building

One of the first green projects done by Jackson Remodeling was driven by a client,... More

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Making Plans for a New Year

A few of the BIG 50 answer questions about the new year. More

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Distributing gifts to clients

Distributing gifts to clients... More

Picture This
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Picture This

The expression "a picture is worth a thousand words" is not quite right for the... More

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Project Descriptions

What's the payback for remodeling? Our annual report compares construction cost with resale value in 60 markets. More

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Creating an effective sales process

At Kustom Kitchen Designs, in Delavan, Wis., one salesperson returns lead calls within 24 hours, asks a few qualifying questions, and, if the fit seems good, schedules a meeting at the home in five to seven days. Red flags are subjective but might include the prospect saying he or she is getting several bids. More

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Creating a strong marketing system

Eric and Leif Jackson hadn't created their mission statement when they formed Jackson Remodeling in 1999, but the Seattle brothers knew from the start that they wanted “to differentiate ourselves from that guy with a dog and a truck,” Leif says. To establish their legitimacy, the Jacksons initially stressed their being licensed, bonded, and insured. In their second year, they sought “award-worthy” projects, entered and won some local contests, and began promoting themselves as award-winning. More

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Small remodelers like it that way

Back when he had 16 people working for him, David Merrick would “watch them make the same mistake again and again,” says the owner of Merrick Design & Build, Kensington, Md. He's happier and more successful running a “practice” with just four employees. More

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