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Article Archive for May 2010

Memorial Day

May 30, 2010 – 8:05 pm |

Remodel Crazy doesn’t do politics or religion. We do pay honor to those who don’t come back and respect those that do. Many people observe this holiday by visiting cemeteries and memorials. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3 p.m. local time. Another tradition is to fly the flag of the United States [...]

Open Book Management Webinar Review, Is OBM for you?

May 23, 2010 – 8:51 am |

The Paul attended a webinar hosted by Leah Thayer Senior Editor at Hanley Wood and her guest speaker Greg Antonolli, owner of Out of the Woods Construction. The Topic: Open Book Management. Greg and Leah did a good job opening the webinar. Greg answered questions from the attendees and concluded well. Greg has an easy [...]

Construction Marketing Ideas, The Book

May 13, 2010 – 9:26 pm | One Comment

Construction Marketing Ideas,  A new book by Mark Buckshon Marketing is one of those arcane sciences that runs roughshod over its practitioners, neither  aware or caring of whether they deserve to be rewarded or punished for their efforts, marketing just exists in the big black hole of hope. You gotta be a little crazy to [...]

What’s so special about Green Building?

May 10, 2010 – 5:38 pm |
Carl Seville - GBA Advisor

Written by Carl Seville, GBA Advisor I left off last time with a caution about understanding the differences in green building and potential side effects of changes that are not clearly communicated to the entire team. Another challenge in greening your work is learning new methods and techniques, training your team to properly implement them, [...]

March comes in like a Lion and gets out when shes done.

May 6, 2010 – 6:55 pm | 2 Comments

Laurie March got game. Born and raised in Baltimore, Laurie grew up in a construction family, 4 generations of roofers that kept the Maryland rains out of buildings, she doesn’t do hot tar mopping but the family roofers at “Cole Roofing” are still going strong. Attending classes in design and art Laurie also earned a [...]

It ain’t just paint with Modern Style.

May 4, 2010 – 1:16 pm | One Comment

At 19 years of age Dave winkle had a valid drivers license, that was enough to get him a job with a professional painting outfit, without another thought he left his Fort Wayne factory job and got himself a set of whites, you know, what painters wear to work. David operated a metal brake and [...]