Ep.02: Using The Lead Carpenter System in Kitchen & Bath Companies with Steve St. Onge
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In Episode 2, Tim and Steve cover the Lead Carpenter System, specifically being used in the Kitchen & Bath segment of our industry. As Tim points out, the Lead Carpenter System works great for companies focused on smaller, fast turn-around projects… and often Kitchen & Bath renovations and remodeling projects fit that description.
In order to dive further into the topic, Tim and Steve welcome a guest who has extensive experience using the Lead Carpenter System within his company; Steven L. St. Onge, Founder/CEO of Rhode Island Kitchen & Bath in Warwick, RI.
In 1989, Steve St. Onge founded RI Kitchen & Bath, an award-winning design/build residential and light commercial remodeling company specializing in kitchens, baths, and multi-trade interior renovation projects. Steve and his team have built a strong, loyal customer base within the Rhode Island, Southeastern MA, East Bay, and nearby Connecticut market.
Steve’s company utilizes the Lead Carpenter System extensively throughout his company and in this episode we learn more about:
- Where the Lead Carpenter System came from, how it started, etc.
- What works with the system and what doesn’t; lessons learned
- Why it works for making quick decisions & managing multiple projects
- How the system affects Customer Satisfaction
- Establishing, building and using a Specification Book
- The process of implementing the system & getting team buy-in
- Hiring and finding the right people to fit with the system
- How Quality Control is achieved within the system
Thanks to Steve for joining us and sharing some great information with us… If you have some experiences in using the Lead Carpenter System, we would love to hear from you in the comments below.
We will see you next week with another great topic and guest.
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