In This Issue: April 2011
Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.
Now is the time for all of us to push for organization, membership and clout.
What's New - April
Kitchen and Bath Opportunities Abound
Product Spotlight: Appliances
Kitchen/Bath Spotlight: Tile
Product Spotlight: Structural
Product Spotlight: Wine Storage
We all know the construction industry has changed dramatically.
To understand the design elements Baby Boomers and Generations X and Y want or need in their kitchens, Masco Cabinetry, Taylor, Mich., completed its GenShift 2011 study.
As designers, remodelers, architects and builders, we can’t just place a refrigerator in a hole while focusing on looks, despite the rebates and special packages being offered to the consumer today.
The Checklist Manifesto
Nearly 30 million single women own their own homes today, and they are buying them at twice the rate of single men. More than 57 percent of single women are homeowners with no male to rely on for fixing things around the home. Women spend 50 percent...
Marketing and Public Relations May Be Related, but There Are Essential Differences
Qualified Remodeler's readers commend and ask questions of Peter Lawton, president of South Berwick, Maine-based leadSMART Training Solutions Inc. and author of "Stop the Insanity," February issue.
Read the latest news and trends in the remodeling industry.
Rules of Thumb for Determining HVAC System Size Don’t Add Up
A Wisconsin Home's Smart Design Strategies Embrace Change
The 2010 Master Design Awards' Kitchen and Bath Category Winners Share the Latest Homeowner Desires
Companies often struggle to keep clients, trade contractors and employees synchronized on a project.
A New York Designer Proves Solid Surface Materials Aren’t Just for Countertops
Cabinet Manufacturers Offer Options for a Wide Range of Budgets