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  • Labor is Top Challenge for Builders

    Topping the list of problems builders faced in 2015 and expect to face in 2016 is the Cost/Availability of Labor, an issue for 76% of builders who expect it to increase in 2016 and which has increased in importance the past three years. In 2013, 53% of builders rated labor as a significant problem, followed by 61% in 2014...

    Eye on Housing
  • How to Coordinate with Color for Spring

    For me spring and summer bring with them a blossoming?sense of lightness and renewal.?Floating and even a little aloof, my mind starts to drift in and out of dreams wandering wherever it pleases.?These are the?seasons of untamable imagination and creativity. I find myself detached from the rush of day to day life, seeking...

    Pure Home
  • Hotel Highlight: The Ace

    ?The Ace Hotel, with locations all over the world, is a small, boutique hospitality chain that resuscitates deteriorating buildings and revives declining neighborhoods....

    specs+spaces
  • Color Geography ? the anatomy of a long-distance consult project

    How does geographic location affect color choices? Even?for long-distance color design projects, considering the lighting and the actual location is a “must.” Imagination is part of it, but also local-area images are important, along with the essential client-provided information. This is also where a digital...

    Integral Color
  • How can you create a painting newsletter customers actually read?

    Did you know that companies using email to nurture leads generate?50% more high-quality leads? (source: Hubspot) Thus, if your painting business isn?t leveraging newsletters in your marketing strategy, you’re missing a quantifiable amount of revenue. DK Marketing Group has developed the following?6 keys to help ensure...

    The Blogging Painters
  • Guest Post: Establishing Values to Build a Rock Star Team

    *Thanks to Mike Moffit for this guest post. Mike is the owner of DMP Painting located in Wakefield, RI. He has been with Summit for over 9 years.   A company’s most important assets are its people. This has been a mantra that we’ve all chanted year after year. Over the last year, here at Dennis Moffitt...

    Summit Services Inc.
  • Live Broadcasting For Your Business

    We have all seen a few bad, if not plain nasty, customer reviews online in the last decade. Some of you reading this have thick skin and do not let......

    A David Creation