Remodeling

Remodeling provides the indispensable business tools, product information, design ideas, cost-estimating tools, and management advice that enable full-service remodeling businesses to thrive.

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Current issue

Remodeling: Vol. 36, № 3 (May / June 2020)


 Volume: 36 |  Issue: 3 |  Download

COVER STORY / TOP FIRMS
This year's list of top remodeling firms comes at a time of profound transition, as U.S. businesses emerge from a period of extraordinary economic contraction caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Business will likely return in fits and starts. But once the country is again running full bore, these top firms will undoubtedly rise above the rest.

Previous issues

Remodeling: Vol. 36, № 2 (March / April 2020)


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COVER STORY /
DESIGN-BUILD PRODUCT SHOWCASE
As remodelers turn the corner on a new decade, design-build firms say goodbye to all-gray interiors and harsh contrast. This year's product roundup, focusing on kitchen, bath, and interior products, welcomes in bright splashes of color, a strong emphasis on nature, and plenty of technological sophistication.

Remodeling: Vol. 36, № 1 (January / February 2020)


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COVER STORY / CALM SKIES
The 2020 Cost vs. Value report reflects a stormy economy full of consumer uncertainty. Nevertheless, the overall remodeling market remains incredibly strong, and every project returns a significant portion of a client's investment. It may not be enough if they are hoping to flip the property, but it is plenty to assure them they are not throwing good money after bad.

Remodeling: Vol. 35, № 5 (September / October 2019)


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COVER STORY /
BUILDER'S CHOICE & CUSTOM HOME DESIGN AWARDS
Congratulations go out to the winners in the renovation categories of the Builder's Choice & Custom Home Design Awards. This year, top criteria centered around entries that respected the existing architecture.

Remodeling: Vol. 35, № 3 (May / June 2019)


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COVER STORY / TOP FIRMS
From Ottawa to Austin, Cotuit to Mira Mesa, our annual report on North America's top remodelers reveals a powerful lineup of businesses growing at breakneck speed in a flourishing economy. Here, we publish the top 100 firms in two categories: full-service remodelers and replacement/specialty contractors. The results show which companies are crushing it and provide a rich trove of statistical data that reveals what it takes to climb to the top.

Cover: Illustration by Neil Stevens

Remodeling: Vol. 35, № 2 (March / April 2019)


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COVER STORY / ADDED VALUE
The 2019 Cost vs. Value report shows increases in the investment value for big-ticket and upscale projects, proving out a strong remodeling market and high consumer confidence over the last year.

Cover illustration by Mark Smith

Remodeling: Vol. 35, № 1 (January / February 2019)


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COVER STORY / PRODUCTS THAT SELL
According to recent research, almost half of homeowners want to move out of their house simply for better design. Fortunately for remodelers, more and more homeowners are choosing to stay put. These growing market forces present ample opportunity for you to provide your customers with the designs they crave in their existing home. Our coverage provides clear guidance.

Cover: DXV Blade from American Standard

Remodeling: Vol. 34, № 5 (September / October 2018)


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COVER STORY / REMODELING DESIGN AWARDS
It's our annual showcase of the best remodeling projects across the U.S. and Canada. It's also arguably our most diverse, with project costs ranging from $20,000 to $1.5 million and design styles ranging across a couple of centuries. Check them out and get inspired.

Cover photo by Emily Minton Redfield

Remodeling: Vol. 34, № 4 (July / August 2018)


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COVER STORY / THE BIG50
It's time to induct 2018's members into the remodeling industry's most select society: The Big50. Now in its third decade, this recognition honors companies for their financial and operational success. This year's class includes full-service remodelers and home improvement firms, men and women, veterans and newbies. They all share a passion for customer service and great teamwork.

Cover: Natasha Barker Photography

Remodeling: Vol. 34, № 3 (May / June 2018)


 Volume: 34 |  Issue: 3 |  Download

COVER STORY / THE REMODELING 550
It's our annual report of the top remodeling companies in the nation. One thing is clear: These companies are growing. Explore the list to see which companies reign supreme and which have climbed the ranks from last year's list. See who ranks among the top 250 full-service firms and top 100 replacement contractors. We also have compiled statistics that give an in-depth look into the industry as a whole and profiled several notable companies.

Cover illustration: Ryan Snook

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