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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 …

A New Year and Safety Third

January 10, 2011 – 9:18 pm
Safety Third

By Sean Lintow Sr.
SLS Construction Cullman County
First off, let me wish you all a Happy New Year. This is generally the time of year that many look back fondly (or not so fondly) on the …

Working for Matthew.

November 2, 2010 – 3:42 pm
Dutch door open.

This week I’m working for Matthew. He’s my client and he needs some home modifications, and that’s what I do.
Matthew perfectly fits the the old Hebrew meaning of Matthew, “Gift of the Lord”.
Matthew is a …

I’ll take the kitchen remodel with a side of asparagus!

October 14, 2010 – 7:03 pm
cartoon restaurant

By Owen Sechrist of Ruby Construction LLC
How do you go about selecting a remodeling company that is going to make you happy?
Unfortunately most consumers have no idea, and most remodeling companies can’t tell you either.
It’s …

One voice! An industry call to arms.

September 21, 2010 – 9:38 am
One voice! An industry call to arms.

Just when you think its safe to go in the water,
it isn’t!

Let’s pretend it’s 2005.
Monopoly money is floating around all residential properties, even the burn outs were getting contractor licenses and everyone was a builder, …

United we stand.

September 17, 2010 – 6:53 pm
For progress! For industry!

Were in the top 10!
By the Paul

A lot has been said about our industry, much of it bad. Just today I read that the remodeling industry is in the top 10 for jobs not likely …

Open Book Management Webinar Review, Is OBM for you?

May 23, 2010 – 8:51 am
Open Book or Not?

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 …

Construction Marketing Ideas, The Book

May 13, 2010 – 9:26 pm
Good Ideas Abound.

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 …

It ain’t just paint with Modern Style.

May 4, 2010 – 1:16 pm
Dave Winkle before he shaved!

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 …