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Buildertrend Partners with Rocket Loans to Simplify Home Improvement Financing Process for Contractors and Homeowners

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Buildertrend, the leading provider of cloud-based software for homebuilders, remodelers and specialty contractors, has partnered with personal loans provider Rocket Loans to simplify the home improvement financing process for residential contractors and homeowners. This is the first time Rocket Loans has collaborated with a construction project management software provider to streamline the process of applying for home […]


Residential Window Tinting: What You Need to Know

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Homeowners may think that window tinting in their home is a bit of a luxury, but in reality, this one home improvement project or new construction element has multiple benefits that can improve your customers’ quality of life and budget. You may want to educate your customer about residential window tinting if you’ve ever heard them say […]


Backyard Resort: Top Trends in Pool Design

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If your clients are considering adding or remodeling a pool in their landscape design, you can help them achieve their swimming pool construction goals. Whatever they envision — a backyard oasis or an outdoor living space — guide them toward a smart investment of their time, money and space with advice about pool construction trends. […]


Construction Industry Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

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It’s no secret that podcasts are everywhere these days, but when it comes to choosing which ones to listen to, it can be a little tough to narrow down the options. Good thing we’re here to make it easy for you! Check out this list of construction-themed podcasts you should be listening to, if you […]


Hardwood Floors Are Topping the Charts for Homebuyers

When your customers are building or renovating their homes, one concern at the top of their minds is resale value. As they determine what to update or add, you can recommend hardwood floors without any hesitation. Installing hardwood floors will improve the market value of a new home. According to the National Association of the […]


Bathroom Trends for Residential Construction and Remodeling

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As a construction professional, you do your best to stay on top of your game — you hire the best crews, you look for the highest quality materials, and you take great care of your customers. Part of taking great care of customers means advising them well and helping them avoid costly mistakes. Bathrooms can […]


Making the Most of Your IBS 2019 Experience

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Heading to Vegas in a few weeks? The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is the largest annual gathering of design and construction professionals in the residential design and construction industry. Whether you’re attending IBS or KBIS, here are a few tips to make your tradeshow experience more enjoyable, effective and successful.   1. Identify your goals for attending. It’s important […]


Top 5 Blogs of 2017


As we close the book to 2017, we wanted to take a look back at our top blogs of the year. The following five blogs were the most visited on The Blueprint, so give them a read if you missed them throughout the year! Implementing New Technology Into Your Company Bringing new technology into an […]


Keeping Homeowners Safe on Jobsite Visits

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The task of keeping anyone, especially the owner(s), safe on a jobsite isn’t an easy one, but it sure is important. Utilizing project management software, like Buildertrend, is a great way to keep owners updated on the progress of the project without having to visit. But whether you utilize software or not, the owners are […]


Let’s Talk About Jobsite Safety

Let's Talk About Safety

With all of the safety courses, rules and stories out there, it’s hard to imagine that anyone could forget to put a hard hat on, wear safety goggles, climb a ladder properly, etc. But maybe forgetting isn’t the main issue here … maybe the real issue is that people are ignoring the jobsite safety standards […]