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It’s Not About the 2 x 4’s

When a potential customer invites you into their home to assess a project, the sticks and carpet are not what is foremost in their minds.  Looking at you, they want to be comfortable that their home and family will have … Continue reading

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Renovations From Heart to Home

The process of renovating a home, depending on the size of the project, can be an intimidating project.  Even small repairs sometimes can lead to big stress if we’re not comfortable having strangers in our home.  It’s important to ensure a comfort … Continue reading

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How to Look at Clients After Seeing Them Naked

The remodeling business is full of awkward moments. There is the loose tarp in a rainstorm that drips water on the brand new hardwood floor.  Drops of paint can splatter on furniture that should have been covered.  The dumpster leaves … Continue reading

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A New Business Plan For a New Year

The start of the new  year means the end of an old one which always serves as a good time for evaluations.  In seeing what has gone right and wrong, adjustments can be made for improvements.  The hard look at … Continue reading

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First Contact

It starts with a phone call, any time of day, sometimes on the weekend, even in the middle of the night.  Listening is extremely important because an enormous amount of information is available beyond the dialogue.  Speaking is equally important … Continue reading

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Orange Apples

If we could just imagine our best dream home and blink it into being, life might be wonderful, but a significant segment of our workforce would need to learn another occupation.  In the natural order of things, the planning stage … Continue reading

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