Recently, conducting a sales training class made me think of one of my favorite jokes related to the remodeling industry. Joke telling is actually an exercise that I apply to my training. Telling a joke well requires the same attributes as a good sales presentation: knowledge, confidence, timing and delivery.
I apologize in advance if any part of this joke offends you based on your heritage, religion…or profession.
Here is the remodeling industry joke: Continue reading
Design Build Pros of Red Bank, NJ Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award
Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World
Red Bank, NJ, January 19, 2015 – Design Build Pros of Red Bank has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The project design firm was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Continue reading
I’m certain that I have told most of you this story before. However, I feel the need to rewrite the story of how we got Slugger, not for your benefit, but for mine.
It was a Friday morning in December of 1999. As I was getting ready to leave for work, my son Andrew, who had just turned 7, came to talk to me with a newspaper in his hand. The new, but avid, reader circled an ad in the classified. Continue reading
If you’ve been on social media lately, surely you have seen short videos of people dumping buckets of water on themselves. In these videos, after completing the “Ice Bucket Challenge”, the participants nominates friends to do the same, or gives their nominees the option of donating $100 to the ASL Association. A number of high profile figures have dumped ice on their heads, like Chris Christie, Justin Timberlake, and Mark Zuckerberg. On the other hand, President Obama chose just to donate. Continue reading
The Design Build Pros are remodeling consumer advocates. DBP wants to help homeowners achieve a professional and pleasant remodeling experience. There are way too many common remodeling complaints from homeowners.
While there are several paid services that Design Build Pros provides for both remodelers and homeowners, here are three free offers for homeowners planning a remodeling project: Continue reading
TOMS RIVER July 10, 2014 — Design Build Pros has been selected for the 2014 Best of Toms River Award in the Home Remodeling category by the Toms River Award Program.
Each year, the Toms River Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Toms River area a great place to live, work and play. Continue reading
In a recent interview, Neil Parsons, owner of Design Build Pros, was asked about 8 desirable New Jersey home features that many buyers are seeking. These features add value in selling a home and provide comfort and enjoyment for the current owners. Below are the items posed to Neil and his thoughts on them with relevance to current homeowner design build remodeling project requests. Continue reading
Design Build Pros has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Design Build Pros, a project design and planning firm with a unique process, was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.
The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2013. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 230 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site, iPad/iPhone app and Android app. Winners will receive a “Best Of Houzz 2014” badge on their profiles, showing the Houzz community their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz. Continue reading
The homeowners of this 1950’s ranch style home in Little Silver, New Jersey wanted and needed a new kitchen. The existing floor plan created a few design challenges. A professional design build remodeling approach uncovered some unique possibilities.
This family needed an in-law suite for their colonial style home in Hillsborough, New Jersey. The space over the garage was a perfect location for the bedroom suite. The project included a large bedroom with a sitting area, two closets, and a roomy, three-fixture bathroom. The new space has access from the existing hall and stairwell plus a rear entrance from the first floor deck below.