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  • In the News

    Homeland Security reconsiders "no match" rule; Harvard Joint Center's Kermit Baker forecasts betters days for remodeling; more

  • Taming Butt Joints

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    Are you spending your time profitably?; four-day workweek pays off

  • Save Time With a Lead Sheet

    The first estimate my company ever produced was for a basement remodel. I spent an hour driving back and forth to the prospective client's house, two hours talking to her, and then several more hours doing a detailed estimate.

  • dba Design-Build

    In this article I'll share some of the lessons we've learned over the last seven years of design-build work. We still have much to master — if only I live that long.

  • Selling the Company

    In 1983, after working on my own for several years, I started Buck Brothers Construction (BBC) with my brother, Joe. We built the company slowly: At first we did all the work ourselves; then we started subbing out the mechanicals; then we hired carpenters; and finally we developed an office staff.

  • In the News

    Big builder goes solar; restoration show; affordable-housing index; more

  • Remodeling's Deadliest Sins

    Nine common business mistakes and how to avoid them.

  • In the News

    Remodeling study predicts growth; builder gets jail time for worker's death; more

  • home design survey: useful aid

    Recognizing the general public's ever-growing interest in home improvement and residential design issues, and the importance of tracking this information for firms focusing on residential design work, the American Institute of Architects presented the results of its first Home Design Trends Survey...