Qualified Remodeler Magazine

MAR 2014

Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, circle the number on the reader service card or visit ForResidentialPros.com and search for the product's 8-digit number. TOP news January's Zillow Real Estate Market Reports show national home values rose just 0.2 percent from December to January. Inventory remains tight nationwide, but Zillow reports the number of homes listed for sale up 11.1 percent annually in January, which is the fifth straight month of rising year-over-year inventory. National rents were up 2.8 percent in January. READ MORE: ForResidentialPros.com/11315293 HOT topics These online articles have received attention lately. To read more, go to ForResidentialPros.com and search for the corresponding eight-digit code. | Supershow coverage Our editorial teams were out in full force at the NAHB International Builders' Show and Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas. Trend reports, photos and news from the shows can be found on ForResidentialPros.com/11306024. ■ Video coverage –our editorial teams let you feel like you were at the show with us during the Scenes from the Supershow 2014 video: ForResidentialPros.com/video/11309395 . Then, watch Kitchen & Bath Design New's Janice Costa interview NKBA President John Petrie: ForResidentialPros.com/video/11308547 . She also had the opportunity to speak with Former NKBA President John Morgan, which can be seen here: ForResidentialPros.com/video/11308544 | Blog posts Contributors and editors comment on and provide tips for the industry. ■ In "Three common exterior design errors and how to avoid them," Ben Johnson, CPBD, MCGP, CAPS, Will Johnson Building Co., a Chapel Hill, N.C.-based residential and light commercial design-build firm, provides insight into resolving inconsistent window header heights, incorrectly sized shutters and applying a stone veneer in all the wrong places. Read his blog: ForResidentialPros.com/ blog/11315703 ■ Editor of ForResidentialPros.com, Andrea Girolama, begins her blog series about the industry coming home. She is tracking her journey to convert a small bedroom in her home into an upstairs bathroom. Read more here: ForResidentialPros. com/article/11313767 e Newsletters! QR has changed the way we do eNewsletters. Each weekly eNewsletter has a diferent focus of products, news or design. Sign up today: ForResidenitalPros.com/reg/newsletter/display MOST POPULAR products These products had the most views in recent weeks. To learn more, go to ForResidentialPros.com and search for its eight-digit code. #1 Ocean Quartz Countertops COSENTINO NORTH AMERICA introduces Silestone Ocean, a collection of natural quartz featuring six colors: Arctic, Pacific, Mediterranean, Bering, Hudson and Atlantis. All are available in a polished finish, offering a natural aesthetic similar to that of granite. Circle 01 or search for 11268830 #2 Gray Kitchen Cabinet Stains CRYSTAL CABINET WORKS offers Driftwood, Sunwashed Grey and Greystone for its cabinetry. Designed with today's trend toward neutral gray, the stains go with the company's four Shaker-inspired door styles: Danbury, Carlton, Benton and Hanover. Circle 02 or search for 10934490 #3 Cobra Corian Range Hood STREAMLINE HOODS fashions its line of range hoods from Corian. The custom-fabricated hoods personalize spaces and can act as a focal point in the room. Shown is the Cobra, which is designed to resemble the head of a cobra snake. It is available in short or long models and is available in white or black. Circle 03 or search for 11290265 Register and log in to ForResidentialPros.com to enhance your online experience ONLINE EXCLUSIVE : Survey series about professional photos Qualified Remodeler wanted to know whether remodelers hire professional photographers or do they take their own photos. Some feedback from our almost 900 remodeler respondents can be found on page 36 of this issue. However, more article content, extra charts and additional photos can be found online. See and read more by visiting ForResidentialPros.com/11314258 WHAT'S ONLINE 8 March 2014 QR ForResidentialPros.com QUR_08-9_Whatsonline314.indd 8 3/3/14 1:40 PM

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