The One-Click Future

One bold prediction says that in the next five years, half of exterior replacement sales will be completed remotely. Check out what Erika Taylor – Pro Remodeler’s own Chief of Content – has to say, in this article over at Pro Remodeler (online); or read my related post Online and Ready to Buy.

5 Clues on How to Spot Sub-Contractors in Morristown NJ

Choosing the right home improvement contractor can be puzzling enough. You’ve done your due diligence, interviewed three potential contractors, and based on those meetings, on-line ratings, referrals, and your own gut feeling, you pull the trigger on a contractor. Regardless of whether its window replacement in Rockaway NJ, doors in Randolph, roofing or siding in…

Caveat Emptor – The 5 Tells of a Shady Home Improvement Salesperson

Home Improvement Sales People have a reputation somewhere between a Used Car Salesman and a Politician. Movies like Tin Men and Glen Gary Glenn Ross expose the chicanery that, unfortunately, is still practiced and taught. Choosing the right contractor based on the merit of his or hers sales pitch is like picking a leper with…

When Good Men Are Hard to Find – and Harder to Hire

Expanding your crew can be more difficult that simply setting up an interview. We install our own work—we don’t use subcontractors. We’d like to hire subcontractors, but here’s the problem: there are less and less of them and the good ones want a lot of money. Plus, we want someone showing up in our vehicles,…