Mark Richardson flips the script, offering insights into what makes a good client and ways remodelers can help
How does a longtime builder of new homes survive in one of the most depressed housing markets in the country? By making the move to home-performance improvements.
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA) today announced an agreement in principle to formally affiliate and eventually integrate operations.
The woods, lakes and fields of Northwest Minnesota have nurtured an impressive array of business visionaries. Among the giants was the late William S. “Bill” Marvin, who built Marvin Windows and Doors from a small lumberyard into one of the world’s premier window and door manufacturers. Bill Marvin’s exemplary career was recognized on April 25 with induction into the IDEA Hall of Fame.
During the spring 2012 House of Delegates meeting, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named immediate Past President Michael Hydeck, MCR, CKBR, of Hydeck Design Build in Telford, Pa., as its chairman of the board; Dean Herriges, MCR, CKBR of Urban Herriges & Sons Inc. in Mukwonago, Wis., was also elevated to the office of president.
Mortgage rates reached record lows last week, following the Federal Reserve’s recent policy statement and continued concerns over the European debt market. Rates on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage were at their lowest in 50 years, averaging 4.15 percent.