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Big Remodelers' Margins, Profits Are Up, NAHB Survey Finds
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This Two-Day Class Could Help Your Business

Two days of intensive construction business management training with Michael Stone, author of Markup & Profit; A Contractor's Guide, Revisited. More

Plan Far Enough Ahead to Preserve Profit When Planning Labor Cost Increases
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Plan Far Enough Ahead to Preserve Profit When Planning Labor Cost Increases

Boost margins months ahead of when you’d expect to boost pay More

5 Keys to Making Your Remodeling Business More Profitable by Independence Day
Do the Math - Overhead & Profit
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Do the Math - Overhead & Profit

In this segment of Do the Math, we look at two numbers that every contractor needs... More

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McCadden: Benchmarks, Unlike Yardsticks, Don't Always Measure Up

Benchmarks can be useful, REMODELING columnist Shawn McCadden agrees, but some numbers are more useful than others. He has two pieces of advice to help ensure that sure you're comparing your company against the right numbers. More

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Should You Pursue Time and Materials Deals? No.

Time and materials contracts are a risky proposition for all but the biggest, replacement contractor-oriented remodelers, Judith Miller argues. Well-run traditional remodelers don't need T&M to succeed--and usually couldn't succeed if they used it. More

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How To Know When It's Time To Grow How To Know When It's Time To Grow

Here's a guide that enables you to use cold hard facts to make the tough decision about when to hire a new employee. More

Benchmark Your Company Against the Big50's Numbers
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Benchmark Your Company Against the Big50's Numbers

This yearís Big50 posted average gross margins around 33% and net profits of... More

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Growing in Place: Make the Most of Limited Production Hours Growing in Place: Make the Most of Limited Production Hours

Rather than expand through hiring, remodeler Stan Acton uses a spreadsheet to help him get the most out of the carpenters he already has. More

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