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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

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

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

Universal Design for Kitchens and Baths

Universal Design for Kitchens and Baths

Increase Accessibility with Universal Design As more homeowners opt to remodel their current homes for accessibility and safety, those concerns are taken into consideration especially for kitchens or bathrooms. Special considerations often should be made for those falling in the Baby Boomer age group, who especially should take into account the accessibility of their homes and … Continue reading