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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “How a Job Autopsy Can Save Future Profits”

In our last throw-back episode of the season, we take a closer look at Slippage and how it can destroy the profit margin your team works so hard to obtain. In order to keep it from becoming a recurring problem, we cover how to perform a “Job Autopsy” or a break-down of where things went…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “How to Combat the Labor Shortage”

This week’s throw-back episode goes back to 2015, but the topic remains a top discussion point at almost all Roundtables Meetings here at Remodelers Advantage. According to a recent article in Fortune Magazine, “60% of contractors reported difficulty finding skilled workers in the third quarter of 2017 due to an ongoing skilled labor shortage…” and…

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Job Description Creep: “and All Other Duties Required”

Job Description Creep: “and All Other Duties Required”

The phrase at the end of most job descriptions, “and all other duties as required” is one of the most dangerous expressions a remodeling company can include when looking for your next team member. While it is intended to capture any additional items that are not included in the overall description, it often has very…

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The Failure Analysis Exercise: How to Reset Your System For Success

The Failure Analysis Exercise: How to Reset Your System For Success

In the beginning, your remodeling business had systems and you were on top of the world. It was you, your clipboard, pager, tool belt and pick-up truck. You were making decent money and drowning in client praises. Your company’s systems were the key to your success. One successful job after another and you found yourself…

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5 Ways to Reduce Slippage [Infographic / Poster]

5 Ways to Reduce Slippage [Infographic / Poster]

As we bring Slippage Awareness Month to a close we look back on some solid information provided by our team here at Remodelers Advantage. Tim Faller led us off with a blog post on The Team Approach to Preventing Slippage and an in-depth webinar, “From Slippage to Grippage: How to Raise Profits Without Raising Prices”.…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “How to Stop Losing Money on Change Orders”

We are excited to announce that PowerTips TV will be returning this Fall! So to get you ready, we’re bringing back some of our best episodes over the past few years. Since we are in the midst of Slippage Awareness Month, we’re bringing back an episode focused on ways to control costs in production, “How…

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The Team Approach to Preventing Slippage

The Team Approach to Preventing Slippage

Loss of revenue is a critical issue for any business, but in my experience, the biggest problem with slippage is the effect it has on morale within the company. Of course, it hits the owner of a remodeling business hard because it is money out of his/her pocket, but it effects the entire team because…

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