Consumer Trend Watch: Wallpaper

Believe it or not, wallpaper is back, and it is making an appearance in a new, bold and trendsetting way. Don’t be surprised if your clients express an interest in wallpaper.  Wallpaper has been buzzing on the consumer’s home décor … Continue reading

10 Ways to a More Sustainable Home

It’s Earth Day and a perfect time to explore ways to meet the demand and need for more sustainable living. Happy Earth Day!  Today is a great time to look at energy-saving products and services you can offer your clients … Continue reading

Clients Come First in Alpharetta’s Home Services Portal

Homeowners who love to entertain alfresco are discovering that outdoor kitchen and living areas can increase their property values. Photo curtesy of Customer First Home Services. HBW subscribers in North Fulton County area will be interested to know about the new Customer … Continue reading

Cultivate a “Client-for-Life” Culture for Your Remodeling Business

One of the more difficult aspects of being in the construction business is that the product is very long-lived (if it’s built well) which seems to seriously reduce the likelihood of repeat customers. This doesn’t have to be the case, … Continue reading

Top 4 Signs That a Remodel is In Order

Sometimes it’s easy to know who needs a remodel. If there is shag carpet on the walls, chessboard linoleum in the bathroom, and a harvest gold refrigerator that hums like a riding lawnmower, then it’s certainly time for some updates … Continue reading

Don’t Drown in Unexpected Pool Installation Expenses

There are a number of good reasons to invest in a swimming pool for your backyard: they invite your family to spend more time together, provide a great backdrop for parties and gatherings, create a space for fitness and exercise, … Continue reading

Top 3 Energy-Efficient Renovations

With utility bills climbing ever-higher, many homeowners are wondering whether they can improve their home’s level of energy use. While the typical goal of renovation is to increase the beauty, style, and function of a home, builders should remind homeowners … Continue reading

Viirt Revolutionizes the Roofing Industry

Imagine a streamlined roofing process that saves homeowners thousands in labor and materials costs, cuts project completion time by at least 20%, gives clients insider access to project review, and can be managed remotely via the internet. Ryan Pendell of … Continue reading

3 Steps to a Great Outdoor Kitchen

GC’s and subcontractors who are keeping up with the latest design trends know that more and more homeowners want their new homes equipped with outdoor kitchens. Unfortunately, one challenge many builders face with outdoor kitchens is that they are working … Continue reading

Spring Home & Garden Show at The Woodlands!

After a hard winter, we’re ready to see the latest home and garden trends, just in time for the Spring building season! The Woodlands, TX is holding their biannual Home & Garden Show on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m.-7 … Continue reading