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All posts by: Tim Faller

Ep.104: Inside the Home Builders Institute with Ed Brady

Meeting the growing need for a qualified workforce in the remodeling and home building industries has evolved into seeing the ideal worker as coming from a range of backgrounds but with a common interest. In this episode, Tim and Steve welcome Home Builders Institute (HBI) President and CEO, Ed Brady, who explains the breadth of […]

Ep.103: Moisture Control with Bill Robinson

In this episode of the Tim Faller Show, Tim and Steve explore some of the more technical aspects of the remodeling and building industries. In this case, we take a closer look at moisture control and bring in an industry veteran and well-known speaker, Bill Robinson out of New Orleans, Louisiana. Bill is a nationally […]

Ep.102: The Customer Experience with Gavin MacDonald of GuildQuality

In this episode, Tim and Steve cover the Customer Experience. Creating a positive feeling in your clients can not only make the project successful but more importantly, leads to referrals which we all know is the “lifeblood” for any successful remodeler. No one knows the concept of Client Experience tracking more than our friends at […]

Ep.101: Costly Mistakes in Renovation with Michael Upshall

In this episode, we talk about mistakes. Not technical mistakes like forgetting to shim a heavy door, but the mistakes that cost remodelers and renovators in other ways. Our guest was recommended to us from an avid listener in British Columbia who heard him speak at a conference. His topic was avoiding costly mistakes in […]

Ep.100: A Conversation with Tim

Congratulations on Reaching 100 Episodes! To celebrate this milestone, we’re changing up the format, turning the tables and featuring our Host, Tim Faller! In this episode of the Tim Faller Show, Steve interviews his co-host and explores Tim’s background as a lead carpenter, business owner and his transition to a trusted advisor and sought-after industry […]

Ep.99: The Punch List as a Profit Center with Derek Stone

As he’s stated many times, Tim wants to see punch lists eliminated completely. The punch list can be an invitation for clients to find fault for remodelers. In new home building, there’s a part of the budget set aside to take care of the punch list. It can be a drain on profits. Usually. Derek […]

Ep.97: Getting a Handle On Training with Chris Peterson

Training to help move team members up the ladder is important to any remodeling company and its ability to move fast and make money.  Chris Peterson has seen the importance of training from his first days in the field as a carpenter through to his present leadership position. He says it’s a concrete way to […]

Ep.96: From The Experience of an Arbitrator with Dennis Dixon

If you’ve ever had to deal with legal action in your remodeling business, you know it can be a nightmare. The best thing you can do is to keep you and your projects out of the legal system. Dennis Dixon has used his experience as an expert witness and investigator to help business owners understand […]

Ep.95: Teaching People to See with Ian Schwandt

Today’s guest believes that training tradespeople is an overlooked part of solving the labor crisis the remodeling and construction industries continue to face.  Ian Schwandt says that lead carpenters are in the best position to have a positive effect on the development of young tradespeople. As a lead carpenter, he practices what he preaches.  In […]