Florida’s Top Counties for Commercial Construction – February 2016

Spring Break is here, and with Florida being home of the Spring Break capital of the U.S., it is the perfect time to look at commercial construction in the Sunshine State.  Earlier this week, our review of residential construction in … Continue reading

Remodeling Project? Eat My Dust … Please!

Second only to project cost overruns, the largest complaint homeowners have about remodeling projects is the amount of dust generated during the work.   Photo courtesy of Melissa at Bless This Mess Please Many homeowners breathe a sigh of relief … Continue reading

Need a Remodel? There’s an Apple Watch App for That.

HomeAdvisor’s new Apple Watch app will save homeowners who need repairs and improvements a lot of headaches. HomeAdvisor, a virtual residential repair and renovation services marketplace, has announced the development of an app for Apple Watch that easily connects home … 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

Montgomery Council Office Building Renovation Will Begin Soon

HBW subscribers interested in institutional construction job leads in Alabama will be keen to know that the Montgomery County Council has finally approved a $32 million renovation project for the Council Office Building in the Rockville. The measure was introduced … 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

Major Multifamily Renovation for Downtown Jacksonville

HBW subscribers seeking multifamily building permit leads in Jacksonville already know about the major multifamily renovation coming to Downtown Jacksonville. The Cathedral Terrace building at 710 N. Ocean Street will soon undergo major interior renovations and repairs to all 240 … 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

Waco’s White-Hot Housing Market

Mike Copeland of Waco Tribune online reports that the Waco housing market is white-hot. January and February of 2015 saw a 20% jump in home sales over 2014’s numbers, and many homes sold were on the market for less than … Continue reading

Remodel Your Bathroom for ROI

Realtors know that bathrooms and kitchens sell houses. But rather than doing a remodel for their family’s enjoyment, too many homeowners wait until they’re ready to sell and then do a quick superficial facelift. According to renovation expert Ken Perrin, … Continue reading