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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. […]

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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 […]

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How to Make Homeowners Feel More Comfortable During a Remodel

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For many builders, a remodel is just another day on the job. But for homeowners, it’s a big deal … a possible intrusion into their daily lives. From cost overruns to scheduling issues, a remodel is filled with potential land mines that could hurt your relationship with homeowners. Here are some proactive ways to make […]

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The Stats You Should be Tracking on New Construction Projects

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New construction projects are undeniably hectic, and the jobsite frequently feels like barely organized chaos. Resource constraints, scheduling issues, process concerns and deadlines all compete for attention. So, how do you stop this? To avoid massive headaches and even a few costly mistakes, it’s always vital to track the following stats. Time No matter how […]

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Introducing The Building Code, A Podcast by Buildertrend

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It’s official … Buildertrend has a podcast! The Building Code is now available anywhere you listen to podcasts. Paul Wurth, vice president of sales, and Tom Houghton, creative production manager, are the energetic and knowledgeable hosts of The Building Code. Each episode, they bring great conversation and perspective (and an occasional joke) – we already know […]

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Thank You Notes: They’re Kind of a Big Deal

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Personal, handwritten thank you notes. Old school? Maybe a little. Time consuming? Can be. Effective? Oh yeah. Writing thank you notes to your customers after you finish a project can be a great reputation-building tool. Don’t believe us quite yet? Let’s look at why these are kind of a big deal. When you open your […]

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Buildertrend Has a New Logo!

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This is an exciting time at Buildertrend. We’ve experienced record growth over the past several years, and we’re not slowing down. In this period of growth, we sought to develop a brand strategy to match this incredible momentum. One that aligns with our mission, vision and values. One that is also reflective of our human experience at Buildertrend, […]

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Tips to Create an Effective Home Renovation Project Plan

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Home renovations can be exciting, but a project (no matter the size) can quickly escalate to overwhelming if you don’t have a complete and well-organized project plan. It’s especially important to keep renovation projects organized because there are times when your homeowners will be living in the house that you are renovating. Following these tips […]

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How to Get More Email Opens with Effective Subject Lines

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Email marketing is one of the most effective ways for a small business to market and increase their revenue. According to email marketing experts, email marketing can impact your company positively in two important ways: Return on Investment (ROI): For every $1 you spend on email marketing, you get $46 in return! Email accounts for […]

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Tips for Managing a Younger Workforce

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With the shift to a younger workforce, companies are discovering that there are multiple attitudes, habits and expectations that need to be addressed. How do you incorporate these into the existing culture? Try using these techniques to manage your company’s younger employees and set them up for success: Transparency. Whether it’s transparency regarding metrics, responsibilities, […]

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