Started with just a small wad of cash and a lot of big ideas, it’s no surprise that Matrix Basement Systems was launched by this year’s Fred Case Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner, Nick Richmond.
Every remodeler has thought about suing a client who doesn't pay what they're owed, but going to court might not be your best option for settling debts.
A split-level entry sequence leads from the landing the lower-level mudroom.
Being on TV still is one of the best ways to market yourself. Two remodelers have found ways to limit the costs.
HubSpot tracks website visitors so remodelers can connect with them until they are ready to buy.
How one company's innovative marketing event educates the community about remodeling with vendor booths and seminars.
Grills, televisions, and trees garner attention for remodeling work.
Veteran remodeler and consultant Paul Winans offers tips on sorting through resumes as well as interviewing candidates.
Dreammaker owner's three-step method for incentivizing lead carpenters.
Using interns can save you money and possibly gain you a future employee that's already trained. But you need to understand the rules to avoid legal issues.
Two-story space adds just 350 square feet to this house, but it makes a big impact.
Electric-assist trash drawer is a splurge for most kitchen remodel customers.
New products, finishes, and functionality are arising in bathroom design. Here's why.
Your clients may want to create a home café with these high-end machines.
Available in two models offering 80 cfm and using just 7.5 watts, plus a 12-watt LED light engine and 1-watt LED night light. Other features include a DC motor, built-in variable speed controls, a delay timer, and more.
Every year the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon inspires fresh thinking in solar design. Of the 20 projects entered in this year's competition, take a look at these four designs to see a good cross section of the wide variety of approaches taken.
Room-by-room operation and humidity control are soe of the key benefits this remodeler sees in this product category.
Small, low-profile space conditioning units fit where ducted systems can't, and bring efficiency with them.
Color experts find inspiration in past and present, far and near to identify this year's color trends.
These new drywall screws are available in a variety of sizes for a range of applications.
At least three manufacturers announced 20% price increases for 2014.
This checklist helps the sales manage ensure that the project file is complete before it is passed to production.
With nearly 200 finishes and a wide range of materials to choose from, homeowners can have almost any range hood design they can dream up.
Laundry that folds itself? Refrigerators that fill themselves? GE experts imagine the next-next generation of appliances.
A simple, consistently updated to-do list can help you prioritize and complete tasks.
You don't want to lose jobs or turn people off with poor email writing skills. A little courtesy and some solid information go a long way.
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