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Coaching Excellence Delivers Project Success

When Ken Connor first saw the home in 2008 it was the Milwaukee Breast Cancer home. The three-story house was sold to the current owners shortly thereafter. A beautiful 1918 historic home overlooking Lake Michigan, this house had great bones. Connor Remodeling and the homeowners have had a long-standing relationship and worked on many remodeling … Continue reading

How to Outsmart the Labor Shortage: HomeAdvisor shares how one of its members turned a creative staffing idea into a million-dollar business model you can use for your own company

By Megan Alderton, HomeAdvisor Is your business struggling to find and keep the talent needed to service a growing customer base? If so, you’re not alone. And you may be looking at an opportunity to develop your business differently — and more profitably — than you’d ever imagined. Just take a cue from the HomeAdvisor … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Heat with a Small-Duct System

By: Scott Intagliata, Marketing Director, Unico, Inc. Homeowners and remodelers have many choices when it comes to retrofitting central heating systems.  Many of the same advantages found with small-duct central cooling, like that available from The Unico System, can be experienced on the heating side as well – with some additional features that aren’t available … Continue reading

OSHA will hold Safe + Sound Week

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has designated June 12-18 as Safe + Sound Week, a new nationwide effort that calls on all organizations to raise awareness of the importance of workplace safety and health programs. The National Safety Council, American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Society of Safety Engineers and the National Institute for … Continue reading

Set Yourself Apart – Certified Remodeler Is One Way

My husband, Bill and I have been doing residential remodels since 1990. We became NARI members in 1999 and became actively involved in the Idaho chapter shortly thereafter. I served on the local board in various positions, including president, and got the opportunity to attend national meetings and conferences. At those conferences, I realized the … Continue reading

NARI Supports Legislative Change for Energy Efficiency

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) commends Senators Rob Portman and Jeanne Shaheen on the reintroduction of the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2017. This legislation will encourage the development of energy efficient technologies as well as promote their use across all economic sectors.  It will also strengthen national model building … Continue reading

NARI Omaha Announces First Female Board President

Women in the Remodeling Industry continue to make an impact. More and more women are attracted to remodeling and construction as expansion and new opportunities are created. Greater Omaha NARI announced that Megan Bratetic, Bratetic Construction, Inc. (Omaha, NE) has been elected as the first female Chapter President to lead the Association. Bratetic is the … Continue reading

H.R. 33 to Reduce Regulatory Burden on Small Businesses

Reintroduction of H.R. 33 Bill to Reduce Impact on Small Business Regulations The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) commends Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) on his reintroduction of the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act, H.R. 33. This legislation will require federal regulators to take into consideration both the direct and … Continue reading