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Design Spotlight

Hidden Rooms: Hagstrom Builder

On the plans for this whole-house renovation of a 4,500-square-foot rambler on Lake Minnetonka near Minneapolis, the architect wrote “trapdoor down…

A Selection of Products From Pro Builder and Pro Remodeler's Top 100 Products 2022

A collection of new home products from some of the industry's leading manufacturers


A London Pub on the Lake

This custom home on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka incorporates the homeowners' love for London into its antique walnut bar

Custom Builder

Custom Home Building Gets Good News

New data from NAHB shows that while much of the market is in contraction, custom home building continues to gain strength 


Five Steps for a More Seamless Custom Build Process

There are several steps that builders should take when developing a custom home to achieve a more seamless process for customers


Smart Home Tech for All

New builder study reveals pervasiveness of home electronics


Where Did the Mojo Go?

Sometimes finding the right words to describe how you are feeling can be very difficult. After the crash in 2008, I was asked to talk to a group…

How Does Your Building Company Compare?

Are you adding more or less profit than your competitors?  The answer might shock you…      

A Wood-and-Glass Abode in Nashville Brings Warmth for a Pair of Empty Nesters

Every hike has its reward. But on this Nashville property, instead of a waterfall or valley vistas, you’ll find a stunning wood-and-glass modernist…

The State Of the Residential Construction Industry 2022 Report [Free Download]

Have you ever wondered how your building company compares to other residential building companies? What margins are your competitors working on? …

Accoya Color Grey Pool Decking for Residential Home

For the homeowners of this property, Accoya Color decking was the natural choice as there was no need to coat the decking and therefore it would…
Green & Sustainable

Sustainability Pioneers: 5 Brands To Watch

These leading manufacturers are committed to creating a more sustainable future for the building industry. Here are the steps they're taking to accomplish just that...

How Much Cash Does A Building Company Need?

Don’t compromise your margin in order to get a deal over the line. Learn how much working capital you need.  

The Sales Blueprint For Builders [Free Download]

What if you could access the #1 secret for generating more leads, closing more sales and signing more contracts at higher margins? What if you could…
Marketing & Sales

Women at WIRC Podcast: Mollie Elkman

Mollie Elkman is the owner and president of Group Two, a full-service marketing partner for home builders

Custom Designs with Ultra-tec Cable, Fittings, and Hardware

Darrell Black and his company, Nor Cal Access Systems, located in the Bay Area, specialize in custom metal work, primarily for custom homes with…

The #1 Checklist For Eliminating Price Checkers & Time Wasters

Are you wasting time producing free quotes for price-checkers?     Download the Builders' Qualifying Checklist now and discover... 7 qualifying…

An Integrated WRB to Help Protect This Mountainside Residence

Chip Wade installs ForceField® Weather Barrier System on the sloped roof of his home, using an integrated WRB to help protect against the elements…
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