Audiovisual Equipment

Posted on
Opinions on whether estimates should be priced, and where to apply the fee

Professionals pay professionals and know they must. I charge for estimates and keep the money because I believe that a contractor's time is extremely valuable. The homeowners receive 45 minutes to an hour of free consultation during the first meeting. After that, they pay for our time. More

Posted on
Kraftmaid Cabinets, PrintShop ProPublisher, and Woodway Deckrail

Remodeler: Robert Earl, CR Company: Casa Linda Remodeling, San Antonio Product:... More

Posted on
Digital Camera Buying Tips

A 3-mega-pixel camera produces excellent 8x10 prints, good 12x16s, and so on.For example, every 2x digital (electronic) zoom cuts image resolution and clarity in half. More

Posted on
Answers to whether the lead carpenter should collect payments

If there is a problem and the clients withhold the payment, it gives the project manager an opportunity to talk with the client to find out what's wrong so the problem can be corrected immediately. My lead carpenter will often collect payments. More

Posted on
Remodeling Industry included in Census survey

The Census also conducts regular economic surveys, and last month began mailing an economic survey to remodeling contractors. Until now, the Census has collected data from construction firms involved in commercial, industrial, and institutional work, or from new home builders. More

Posted on
Home Theater

According to the Consumer Electronics Association, manufacturers will sell 3... More

Posted on
Painting Products

Color-grouping system is based around color psychology and groups more than 600 of... More

Posted on
Face Off: Should an owner continue to work in the field?

I worked a 40-hour week in the field and spent another 15 hours on paperwork, returning phone calls, and meeting with clients. But I'm still managing projects, training our project manager, and maintaining quality control. More

Posted on
Using the right presentation tools

For remodelers not blessed with a silver tongue, using the right presentation tools can make all the difference. Tech-savvy remodelers have begun using CAD presentations at sales calls to give clients a sense of exactly what they're agreeing to pay for. More

Posted on
New Faucets Combine Strength, Style

Materials like composite stone, stainless steel, and solid surfacing give deep,... More

RSS
Close X