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Building Science and Securing the Building Envelope

The way we build has changed and it is critical to understand building science, material selection, installation details, and quality assurance. NARI is hosting an education session at the 2019 International Builders Show where attendees can learn about key factors that impact product selection including adherence to code and proper installation. Bring your questions and … Continue reading

How to Close More Sales in Less Time

Discover How to Enhance Your Business Become More Profitable The remodeling industry is constantly growing and evolving. But as the demand for home remodels continue to rise competition can come from many places. Now more than ever remodelers need to explore ways to work smarter, not harder. Using technology as an integral part of running a … Continue reading

Use HOVER and Improve Estimating Accuracy

Use HOVER and Improve Estimating Accuracy

HOVER transforms smartphone photos of any home into an accurate, interactive 3D model HOVER transforms smartphone photos of any property into an accurate, interactive 3D model, giving homeowners the power to unlock the true potential of their largest economic asset. Thousands of exterior contractors are using HOVER to save time and money on every project, establish instant … Continue reading

NARI Certification Boosts Remodeler’s Skill Set

NARI Certification Boosts Remodeler’s Skill Set

Erin Dougherty, CKBR, has had an interesting journey leading her to a career in the remodeling industry. Prior to leaving the workforce twenty years ago to raise her children, Erin had a successful career in television.  When the time came to re-enter the workforce after a decade-long hiatus, the demanding schedule of TV production wasn’t … Continue reading

5 Essential Steps for Durable Door Installation

5 Essential Steps for Durable Door Installation

Pros know: Door installation is not for beginners. Durable door installation requires sharp know-how and careful execution through each step to make sure installation goes smoothly. In fact, faulty door installation can cause major headaches for homeowners, installers and door manufacturers alike. From air leaks to water damage, the repercussions for installation errors can be … Continue reading

Ceiling Project? Don’t Default to Drywall

Ceiling Project? Don’t Default to Drywall

Five reasons wood-look planks earn raves In the distant future, when archaeologists excavate houses from our era, they might conclude that our plain, cookie-cutter ceilings show a lack of imagination. And for the most part, they’d be right. They’d find popcorn ceilings. Boring acoustic tiles. And drywall, drywall, drywall. But their opinions might improve when … Continue reading