Formerly the editor of REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR, Jim Cory is a contributing editor to REMODELING who lives in Philadelphia.
Are exterior replacement companies real remodelers, or are they just sales and marketing organizations hustling quick replacement jobs? The answer is neither yes nor no.
Opening a remote branch can be a highly profitable growth opportunity
Many contractors struggle with when and how much to raise prices
After a lull brought on by the recession, the growth of metal roofing seems set to resume as more roofing companies and home improvement contractors enter the market
More money, new lenders, and relaxed credit standards revitalize the once-flagging market for home improvement financing