We’re in the first full week of the New Year — it’s time to buckle down and get back to work, putting all your plans for 2019 into action. But without some vital pieces of information, you won’t see a true picture of where you’ve been and how to get where you want to be.
Change orders are tough. It’s hard to get everyone on board, and challenging to get paid the amount you really need to for the business. It would be nice if there weren’t any, but the nature of remodeling means they’re a necessity on most projects. But you could be losing money in a way you’re
It’s that time of year again — when we look back to see what worked and what didn’t for your business, the good decisions made and others you’d change. Did this year bring the success you’ve been building toward or was it a challenging year that fell short of your goals? But it’s also time to look forward. To figure out and
With work booming, many remodeling companies are in growth mode. If you’ve been working out of a home-based office, it may be time to fly the coop. No one wants to spend money on rent or another mortgage if you don’t have to, but if working out of your home is limiting your company’s growth
You lead a team of remodeling-industry professionals. You all set out to make this a great year for your company — a victory — and now it’s halftime! Take the opportunity to head back into the locker room (or your office) to review your business goals and look ahead. Will 2018 be a win? What strategies will you use in the second half to
Well, how could that be? If you have more bills to pay than money to pay them, isn’t that a cash flow problem? My guess is that if you are a business owner who has ever faced that situation at any point in your career, you would most definitely have considered it a problem. In
After more than 30 years of working with remodelers around the country, I have encountered nearly every problem to confront a remodeling company: the dissolution of long-term partnerships, ineffective marketing tactics, sales systems that don’t produce results, unmotivated production crews, theft from overhead coffers, bankruptcy and terrible accidents on the job. On the other side,
In our last throw-back episode of the season, we take a closer look at Slippage and how it can destroy the profit margin your team works so hard to obtain. In order to keep it from becoming a recurring problem, we cover how to perform a “Job Autopsy” or a break-down of where things went
As we head into the second half of 2017 we take a closer look at your Marketing efforts. A key to your success is tracking… What’s working and what isn’t… Do you know? In this week’s re-run episode of PowerTips TV we throw it back and take a closer look at how to track and
As we bring Slippage Awareness Month to a close we look back on some solid information provided by our team here at Remodelers Advantage. Tim Faller led us off with a blog post on The Team Approach to Preventing Slippage and an in-depth webinar, “From Slippage to Grippage: How to Raise Profits Without Raising Prices”.