Guy Peterson

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Internship Programs Benefit the Company and the Intern

Working with interns allows kitchen and bath designers to give back to the industry. More

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Practical Kitchen Design Tips

Despite the economic decline and uncertainty, itís still a great time to remodel a kitchen or bath, interior designer Lyn Peterson told attendees at the Kitchen Bath Industry Show (KBIS), held in Atlanta May 1-3. More

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Packaged Deal

Shawn Shelton, president of Rembrandt Remodeling, in Atlanta, was searching for a way to stand out. The problem: How do you stand out and sell a profitable job when there are so many siding installers and few, if any, products with branded appeal? More

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Stick with a plan and change business habits

With statistics such as the Small Business Administration's oft-cited prediction... More

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Beating competitors with consumer and contractor education

A few years ago, Tricia Sinn bid on a room addition and master bath project... More

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What's Your Sign?

Suppose you could parlay a current job into additional business by spending just $4. Sound worthwhile? So why aren't you putting up jobsite signs? More

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Window treatments pose challenge

Window treatments, such as shades, blinds, drapes, and shutters, are an obvious... More

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Reader's Choice: DeWalt Cordless Rotary Laser

To achieve a quality finished project, remodeler Chris Peterson starts all his jobs with a level line. Whether he's establishing grades for excavation of footings and foundations, leveling floors and ceilings, or making sure crown moldings and chair rails all run at the same height, Peterson uses his DeWalt Cordless Rotary Laser. More

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Second Look: Gene Peterson

Gene Peterson was named Big50 in 1988, but he received much heavier news in 1997, when doctors discovered he had cancer. CARE reached $2.7 million in volume at its height, in 2000, earning 42% gross and 12% net margins.Business at CARE has tapered off since Peterson first became ill, and key employees have left, with Peterson's encouragement. Fortunately, Peterson should have much more time to help others: His most recent checkup earlier this year showed no cancer. More

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Land Matters

The owner of the landscape company he'd used for 15 years had decided to get out of the business, and Peterson didn't like the level of service provided by the new owners. So when clients needed landscaping as part of a job, Peterson began referring them to a short list of landscapers he knew. More

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