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3D printing has arrived. The implications for building and design extend from architectural models to hardware to walls to simply helping your customers envision the work you plan to do.
Let TV and movies be your guide to some creative approaches to presenting your next design plan.
Kitchen designer Jeff Kida suggests ways to keep clients on track with their project choices to help avoid cost overruns.
Every Monday, the sales and design teams at Kiernan Remodeling + Design, in Bradenton, Fla., meet to discuss their upcoming sales appointments for the week. Every attendee at the meeting comes armed with this Pipeline Report, which details project leads that are at various stages of the sales process.
Pinterest, a social media site, connects remodelers and potential customers and enables them to share design ideas with each other and with a wider audience.
Softplan and ProKitchen software offer handy tools for presenting your clients with drawings and 3-D renderings of their project.
Using 3-D images can help clients better understand and experience their remodeling project, making for clearer communication and a smoother process.
Until about a year and a half ago, we solely drafted by hand. We now use AutoCAD LT for everything except hand-renderings or quick conceptual plans/elevations that give a sense of personalization to the project and keep it in the “idea??? phase.
A new showroom helps Morrell Builders both redefine the selections process for clients and educate them about design/build, while differentiating the remodeler from competitors.