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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

Innovation in Drywall Technology Reduces Sound

Innovation in Drywall Technology Reduces Sound

Not all drywall is created equal. While all gypsum-based drywall is naturally fire-resistant, the PURPLE® family of high-performance drywall and cement board products is unique because it also resists moisture, mold and mildew. In addition, most PURPLE® drywall products also stand up to scratches, scuffs, dents and sound. Reduce the sound you hear between rooms with SoundBreak® XP® Drywall. While … 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

Four Tips to Help Clients Stay Warm This Winter

Winter is making its blistery appearance across the country. Now is the time for remodelers and their teams to consider a few key maintenance projects that will ensure a hassle-free season for their clients. Contractors play a vital role in helping their clients prepare for and endure winter weather, ensuring their homes stand up to the cold, snow and ice to come. 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

Why Your Clients Need Recessed Lighting

Guest Blog from The Home Depot Although it may be a standard project for contractors and remodelers, installing recessed lighting can be a challenge for clients who may desire this modern look but lack the time or handy skill to make the switch. Lighting can change the atmosphere of the space and highlight positive elements … Continue reading