Patty McDaniel

Patty McDaniel is founder and president of Boardwalk Builders in Rehoboth Beach, Del. She is a member of the Big50 class of 1998. 

Patty McDaniel's Posts

Letters Letters

Builders sound off about competitive bidding; sealing poly with mastic; questions about California roof tile standards; gluing sheathing for air sealing; more Read more

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Capping a Chimney Chase Capping a Chimney Chase

Q: I have to build a framed chase for a gas fireplace's 6-inch vent pipe. What's the best way to finish the top of the chase? I had planned to use a metal cap, but I've noticed that a lot of these caps tend to be rusted. Read more

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Setting Up a Storefront Setting Up a Storefront

Setting up a storefront Read more

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Interview: Surging Forward Interview: Surging Forward

In the two decades since Patty McDaniel founded Boardwalk Builders in Rehoboth Beach, Del., she’s watched her remodeling business evolve from a small partnership to an award-winning enterprise with $2.8 million in sales and 17 regular employees. McDaniel discusses how the industry has changed, building-code revisions, and what’s important for contractors who want to take their businesses to the next level. Read more

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Business Business

Managing cash flow, deciding to be competitive, employee benefits Read more

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