One of the keys to running a profitable operation is to tailor your product offerings based on your customers’ wants and needs.
From Instagram and Pinterest to Vine, the constantly changing and ever-expanding number of online services represents new and exciting marketing opportunities for businesses and brands across a wide variety of industries.
Fresh off the heels of the housing crisis when our industry took a financial hit that closed the doors of many businesses, the need to forecast future requirements is more important than ever.
After scaling back during the recession, homeowners are not only ramping up their remodeling spending — they’re showing an eagerness to add high-end touches to their homes.
Take steps to ensure you are prepared for this year's hurricane season.
Art director April Van Etten shares her experience designing the magazine in cube land in the fifth of a five-part series about the work spaces of the QR staff.
Assistant editor Kacey Larsen shares her experience working in the company headquarters in the fourth of a five-part series about the work spaces of the QR staff.
Managing editor Laurie Banyay shares her experience working in a home office in the third of a five-part series about the work spaces of the QR staff.
Executive editor Ken Betz shares his experience working in a windowed-cube in the second of a five-part series about the work spaces of the QR staff.
Editorial director Rob Heselbarth shares his experience working in an office in the first of a five-part series about the work spaces of the QR staff.
One of the first steps toward ensuring a positive experience for your employees is to create a company culture that inspires, and sustains, exemplary customer service.
To grow your remodeling business, it’s critical to have a solid marketing plan and strategies in place for how to reach new prospects and build relationships.
Taking a few simple steps can go a long way in building and sustaining active and beneficial relationships within your local community.
Next month marks the start of the spring season, a time when many homeowners across the country will dig out of the winter weather with a renewed interest in refreshing and remodeling their homes.
Rob Heselbarth, Andrea Girolamo and Laurie Banyay share their thoughts about this year's International Builders' Show.
Congress can take a lesson from remodelers, who know the importance of meeting deadlines
As the number of customers turning to online reviews for advice continues to grow, the inclusion of an online reputation management plan can seem like a no-brainer for home remodeling companies working on their 2013 marketing plans.
During the past 17 months, I’ve spent a lot of time writing about remodeling but have never had a firsthand taste of it until now.
There are resources out there for assistance after Hurricane SAndy, and a variety of tips to help get your business, customers and employees back on their feet.
Consider mouldings as a part of the original design and not an ornamental after-thought.
I was surrounded by technology, most of it working only part of the time
Almost all mouldings are replicated from unique/original and custom designs from products craftsmen created more than 200 years ago.
25E is exciting because it provides consumers the opportunity to see the drastic impact of energy efficient upgrades for the first time.
The QR editors share their thoughts and observations about this year's Remodeling Show and DeckExpo.
Take the time to educate your clients to help them choose a remodeler who understands their needs, speaks their language and respects their lifestyle.