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Markups- Margins & Lady Gaga

January 27, 2014 – 2:05 pm
Lady Gaga makes money.

Old news maybe, but read up anyway:

Margin is percentage of the final selling price that is profit.
A markup is a percentage added to the cost  and the cost …

To give or not to give?

December 28, 2013 – 7:48 am
To Give, or Not to Give

To Give, or Not to Give, isn’t that really the question?
Over the last year, there have been several discussion out on LinkedIn regarding the giving of “free” information to the client during the sales process.  …

Dietz vs Perez man bites dog!

December 31, 2012 – 8:50 am

Chris Dietz, a remodeling contractor, has sued Jane Perez, the woman who hired him to work on her home, for libel. Ms Perez has written scathing reviews on Angie’s list and Yelp about Dietz Development …

New Remodeling Group in the News

December 4, 2012 – 1:40 pm

NACRA: New Industry Association Takes Shape
Association hopes to attract small contractors and offer lead generation services.

By Nina Patel

A new industry association, North American Contractors & Remodelers Association (NACRA), is offering contractors a low-cost membership and hopes …

Low voltage home wiring

December 2, 2012 – 8:10 am
Low Voltage Wiring

What is low voltage wiring?
Low voltage wiring systems have been around for over 50 years. First made popular in the 50’s and designed into modern American homes and promoted by architectural luminaries such as Joseph …

New Industry Group- Would You Join?

November 6, 2012 – 5:57 pm

Ah, the new industry group rag.
Hum a few notes and I’ll try to sing along.
Really! Here is the scoop right from the man who started this quest. Great things have started from less. Read what …

Move over NARI there’s a new kid in town.

November 1, 2012 – 10:00 pm
Move Over NARI

NARI is 50 years old and has 7000 members out of a pool of 600,000 contractors and service providers.  WOW!
There are plenty of small professional remodeler groups in our splintered and funky industry and these …

5 Types of Construction Fraud That Require Legal Action

October 5, 2012 – 11:36 am
Construction Legal Action

Unfortunately, fraud is far too prevalent across all industries today – including the construction industry. So it’s important to understand the common types of construction fraud that could require legal action.
Forging Payments
One of the most …

Lost Our Way

June 14, 2012 – 5:15 pm

Yeah, we lost our way.
What up then?
Remodel Crazy had a great start, ran good for a while and then it just got old. I like the idea of a contractor/ industry site that has fun …