Qualified Remodeler Magazine

MAY 2019

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IN THE YEARSĖƁĚħĄĖĘĦĪĞħĚęĢĮħĤĤŽģĜ ĘĤĢĥĖģĮ ĩĝĚ ġĤģĜĚĨĩ īĖĘĖĩĞĤģ Ą ĚīĚħ ĩĤĤĠ ĬĖĨĖĬĚĚĠďĚģęĖĮĨĖĩ ĩĝĚĢĤĨĩĒĝĖĩĝĚġę ĢĚėĖĘĠĬĖĨĩĝĚĩĝĤĪĜĝĩ ĩĝĖĩĄĘĤĪġęģšĩėĚ ĖĬĖĮ ĩĝĖĩġĤģĜĩĝĖĩĢĮĚĢĥġĤĮĚĚĨĘĤĪġęģšĩ ĥĤĨĨĞėġĮ ėĚ ĬĞĩĝĤĪĩ ĢĚ ěĤħ Ė ĬĚĚĠ ĒĝĖĩ ĬĤĪġęĝĖĥĥĚģ Ąģ#!""ĄĬĚģĩĖĬĖĮĤģĖĩĬĤÇĬĚĚĠīĖÇ ĘĖĩĞĤģĄęĞĨĘĤīĚħĚęĨĤĢĚĩĝĞģĜÉģĖĢĚġĮ ĩĝĖĩ Ğĩ ĩĖĠĚĨ Ė ĬĝĞġĚ ĩĤ ĪģĬĞģę Ąĩ ĬĖĨģšĩ ĪģĩĞġ ĩĝĚĨĚīĚģĩĝĤħĚĞĜĝĩĝęĖĮ ĩĝĖĩĄħĚĖġġĮėĚĜĖģ ĩĤħĚġĖĭĄĩ ĩĤĤĠĩĝĖĩġĤģĜĩĤĥĪĩ ĩĝĚĥĝĤģĚ ęĤĬģĨĩĖĮĖĬĖĮěħĤĢĩĝĚĘĤĢĥĪĩĚħġĚĩ ĩĝĚ ĚĢĖĞġĨĥĞġĚĪĥěĤħĖĬĝĞġĚĄĩĝĤĪĜĝĩďĝĞĨĞĨ ĬĝĖĩģĤħĢĖġĥĚĤĥġĚěĚĚġġĞĠĚ Never Enough ďĝĖĩšĨĤƁĚģĖĥħĤėġĚĢěĤħģĚĬĤĬģĚħĨĔĤĪ ĩħĮ ĩĤĨĩĚĥĖĬĖĮěħĤĢĩĝĚėĪĨĞģĚĨĨĖģęĖġġ ĮĤĪĘĖģĢĖģĖĜĚĞĨĖĬĚĚĠďĝĚģĬĝĚģĩĝĚ ĬĚĚĠšĨĪĥĮĤĪšħĚħĞĜĝĩėĖĘĠĞģĩĤĩĝĚĘħĖįĞÇ ģĚĨĨĖģęĘĤĢĥġĖĞģĞģĜĖėĤĪĩĞĩ ĬĝĞġĚĥĚĤĥġĚ ĩĝĞģĠăĚĮĬĝĖĩšĨĩĝĚĢĖĩĩĚħĬĞĩĝĝĞĢăĚ ĬĖĨğĪĨĩĤģīĖĘĖĩĞĤģ ďĝĚĥħĤėġĚĢĞĨĞĩšĨģĤĩĚģĤĪĜĝĩĞĢĚ ĉĤĖĢĤĪģĩĤěĩĞĢĚĬĤħĠĨĞěĮĤĪšħĚħĪģÇ ģĞģĜĮĤĪħĘĤģĩħĖĘĩĞģĜĘĤĢĥĖģĮĨĤĩĝĖĩĚīÇ ĚħĮĩĝĞģĜħĚġĞĚĨĤģĮĤĪĩĝĚĤĬģĚħ þĤģĩħĖĘĩĞģĜėĪĨĞģĚĨĨĚĨĚīĤġīĚĞģĤģĚĤě ĩĬĤĬĖĮĨĚĞĩĝĚħĩĝĚĤĬģĚħĠģĤĬĨĩĝĖĩĝĚšĨ ĜĤĞģĜĩĤėĚġĚĖīĞģĜĖĩĨĤĢĚĥĤĞģĩĖģęĨĘĖġĚĨ ĩĝĚ ėĪĨĞģĚĨĨ ĖĘĘĤħęĞģĜġĮ Ĥħ ĝĚ ĞģĨĞĨĩĨ Ĥģ ĢĖĠĞģĜĚīĚħĮĩĝĞģĜħĚīĤġīĚĖħĤĪģęĝĞĢĨĚġě ĄěĚīĚħĮĩĝĞģĜħĚġĞĚĨĤģĝĞĢĩĝĚģĚīĚħĮėĤęĮ ĬĝĤĬĤħĠĨĩĝĚħĚĞĨġĤĤĠĞģĜĩĤĝĞĢěĤħĖġġĩĝĚ ĖģĨĬĚħĨăĚšĨħĪģģĞģĜĥħĤęĪĘĩĞĤģĤħĝĚšĨĩĝĚ ĤģġĮĨĖġĚĨĥĚħĨĤģăĚĩħĞĚĨĩĤĜĤĤģīĖĘĖĩĞĤģ ĖģęĩĝĞģĜĨĞĢĢĚęĞĖĩĚġĮěĖġġĖĥĖħĩ ăĚ ĘĤĢĚĨ ėĖĘĠ ĩĤ ęĞĨĖĨĩĚħ üĩ Ė ĨĢĖġġ ĘĤĢĥĖģĮÉĨĖĮ$ĢĞġġĞĤģĞģĨĖġĚĨÉĞĩęĤĚĨģšĩ ĩĖĠĚĢĪĘĝěĤħęĞĨĖĨĩĚħĩĤĝĖĥĥĚģĎĚġġĖěĚĬ ğĤėĨĬħĤģĜĖģęĩĝĚħĚĜĤĚĨĩĝĚĬĝĤġĚĦĪĖħĩĚħ ĒĝĖĩęĤĚĨĩĝĖĩġĤĤĠġĞĠĚĒĚġġĞěĮĤĪšħĚĖ ĨĢĖġġĘĤģĩħĖĘĩĤħÉĨĖĮęĤĞģĜ$ĢĞġġĞĤģÉĖģę ĮĤĪĨĚġġĖěĚĬğĤėĨĬħĤģĜĮĤĪšġġėĚĨĥĚģęĞģĜ ĩĝĚ ħĚĨĩ Ĥě ĩĝĚ ĦĪĖħĩĚħ ĩħĮĞģĜ ĩĤ ĢĖĠĚ Īĥ ĩĝĖĩĤģĚġĤĨĨ Design Some Systems Ą ěĤĪģę ĩĝĚ ĬĖĮ ĩĤ ĖīĤĞę ĩĝĖĩ ĨĘĚģĖħĞĤÉ ĬĝĚħĚĮĤĪĘĖģģĚīĚħĨĩĚĥĖĬĖĮÉĞĨėĮęĚÇ ĨĞĜģĞģĜĨĮĨĩĚĢĨĨĩĖģęĖħęĤĥĚħĖĩĞģĜĥħĤĘĚĨĨÇ ĚĨĩĝĖĩĚīĚħĮėĤęĮĘĖģěĤġġĤĬĖģęĠģĤĬĨĩĤ ěĤġġĤĬĖģęğĤėęĚĨĘħĞĥĩĞĤģĨėĖĨĚęĤģĬħĞĩĩĚģ ĨĩĖģęĖħęĞįĚęĥħĤĘĚęĪħĚĨ ďĝĚ ĩħĪĩĝ Ĥě ĩĝĞĨ ĝĞĩ ĝĤĢĚ Ė ěĚĬ ĮĚĖħĨ ĖĜĤĬĝĚģĄĝĖęĖėĖĘĠĤĥĚħĖĩĞĤģĩĝĖĩěĤħĘĚę ĢĚ ĩĤ ĨĩĖĮ ĖĬĖĮ ěħĤĢ ĩĝĚ ĤƄĘĚ ěĤħ ĩĝħĚĚ ĢĤģĩĝĨāĤħĩĪģĖĩĚġĮĩĝĤĨĚĨĮĨĩĚĢĨĬĚħĚĞģ ĥġĖĘĚėĚĘĖĪĨĚĚīĚģĩĝĤĪĜĝĄĘĖġġĚęĞģĚīĚħĮ ęĖĮ ĩĝĚħĚšĨ ģĤ ĬĖĮ Ą ĘĤĪġęšīĚ ĘĤģĨĩħĪĘĩĚę ĩĝĚĢěħĤĢėĚęÊĞĚħĚĢĤĩĚġĮËďĝĚħĚĬĚħĚ ğĤėęĚĨĘħĞĥĩĞĤģĨĖģęĥħĤĘĚęĪħĚĨĖģęĥĚĤĥġĚ ĠģĚĬ ĩĝĚĮšę ėĚ ĝĚġę ĖĘĘĤĪģĩĖėġĚ ěĤħ ĩĝĚĞħ ĥĚħěĤħĢĖģĘĚĎĤĚīĚħĮĤģĚĘĤģĩĞģĪĚęęĤĞģĜ ĝĞĨĤħĝĚħğĤėĚīĚģĩĝĤĪĜĝĄĬĖĨĞģėĚęďĝĚĮ ĬĚħĚĢĤĩĞīĖĩĚęĖĢĤģĜĤĩĝĚħĩĝĞģĜĨėĮĖęĚÇ ĨĞħĚĩĤĨĝĤĬĢĚĩĝĚĮĘĤĪġęęĤĞĩĬĞĩĝĤĪĩĢĚ Me Me Me üġĤĩĤěĤĬģĚħĨęĤģšĩĘħĚĖĩĚĖėĪĨĞģĚĨĨĩĝĚĮ ĘħĚĖĩĚ Ė ğĤė ěĤħ ĩĝĚĢĨĚġīĚĨ ĀīĚħĮĩĝĞģĜ ĞĨ ĢĚĢĚĢĚüĨĩĞĢĚĜĤĚĨĤģĞĩėĚĘĤĢĚĨĚīĚħ ĢĤħĚęħĖĞģĞģĜĄěĮĤĪšħĚĩĝĚĨĤġĚĨĤĪħĘĚĤě ĥĤĬĚħ ĬĝĮ ĨĝĤĪġę ĖģĮĤģĚ ĚġĨĚ ĘĖħĚ ĬĝĖĩ ĜĤĚĨĤģĩĝĚħĚ ďĝĞĨ ĝĖĥĥĚģĨ ėĚĘĖĪĨĚ Ĥě ĨĝĤħĩÇĩĚħĢ ĩĝĞģĠĞģĜ ĩĝĚ ĩĝĞģĠĞģĜ ĩĝĖĩ ĘĤģĘĚħģĨ ĞĩĨĚġě ĚĭĘġĪĨĞīĚġĮĬĞĩĝĬĝĖĩĝĖĨĩĤĝĖĥĥĚģĩĤęĖĮ ħĖĩĝĚħĩĝĖģĬĝĚħĚĞĨĩĝĚĤħĜĖģĞįĖĩĞĤģĜĤĞģĜ ĖģęĝĤĬ ĩĤĜĚĩ ĩĝĚħĚĄĩġĚĖīĚĨĮĤĪĨĥĚģęĞģĜ ĖġġĮĤĪħĩĞĢĚŽĜĝĩĞģĜŽħĚĨĪģĩĞġĨĤĤģĚģĤĪĜĝ ĮĤĪšħĚĢĚģĩĖġġĮĖģęĥĝĮĨĞĘĖġġĮ ĬĤħģęĤĬģ üĩ ĩĝĖĩĥĤĞģĩĖġġĥĚĤĥġĚĬĖģĩ ĩĤęĤĞĨĜĚĩĤĪĩ ĖģęĨĚġġĩĝĚĘĤĢĥĖģĮėĪĩ ĩĝĚħĚšĨģĤĩĝĞģĜĩĤ ĨĚġġėĚĘĖĪĨĚĬĝĖĩšĨĩĝĚħĚęĚĥĚģęĨĤģĩĝĚĢ Changing It ĒĝĚģ ĥĚĤĥġĚ ģĚĬ ĩĤ þþĉ ęĚĨĘħĞėĚ ĩĝĞĨ ĨĘĚģĖħĞĤ ĢĮ ĨĪĜĜĚĨĩĞĤģ ĞĨ ĩĝĖĩ ĩĝĚĮ ĨĩĖħĩ ĖĬĚĚĠġĮęĞĖħĮĒħĞĩĚęĤĬģĝĤĬ ĮĤĪĨĥĚģę ĚīĚħĮĥĖħĩĤěĚīĚħĮęĖĮýĚĝĤģĚĨĩĖģęĩĝĤħÇ ĤĪĜĝĄěĮĤĪ ĩĖġĠĚęĤģĩĝĚĥĝĤģĚĬĞĩĝĨĤĢĚÇ ĤģĚěĤħ%&ĢĞģĪĩĚĨĬħĞĩĚĞĩęĤĬģĄěĮĤĪ ĬĚģĩ ĝĤĢĚĖģęĬĖĩĘĝĚęďđěĤħĩĝħĚĚĝĤĪħĨĬħĞĩĚ ĩĝĖĩęĤĬģüĩ ĩĝĚĚģęĤěĩĝĚĬĚĚĠĮĤĪšġġĝĖīĚ ĖĜĤĤęĞęĚĖĝĤĬ ĮĤĪšħĚĪĨĞģĜĮĤĪħĩĞĢĚ ĉĤĬ ĮĤĪĘĖģĖęğĪĨĩ ĩĝĞģĜĨĄģĩĝĚģĚĭĩ ĬĚĚĠĬĖĩĘĝĖģĝĤĪħġĚĨĨĩĚġĚīĞĨĞĤģĥĚħęĖĮ ĖģęĪĨĚĩĝĖĩ ĩĞĢĚĩĤĬĤħĠĤģĮĤĪħėĪĨĞģĚĨĨ ďĝĚ ĬĚĚĠ ĖƁĚħ ĩĝĖĩ ĘĪĩ ĮĤĪħ ďđ ĩĞĢĚ ėĮ ĩĬĤĝĤĪħĨüĩ ĩĝĚĚģęĤěĩĝĚĢĤģĩĝĮĤĪšġġ ĝĖīĚĩĝĖĩĢĪĘĝĢĤħĚĩĞĢĚĞģĩĝĚęĖĮ ĩĤĬħĞĩĚ ĩĝĤĨĚğĤėęĚĨĘħĞĥĩĞĤģĨĮĤĪšīĚėĚĚģĥĪĩĩĞģĜĤŻ ĤħĩĤĬĤħĠĤģĩĝĖĩėĪĨĞģĚĨĨĥġĖģ Other People Can Do It ďĝĚĤĩĝĚħĩĝĞģĜĩĤęĤĞĨĨĩĤĥĝĖīĞģĜĖġġĩĝĚ ĖģĨĬĚħĨĄěĚīĚħĮĩĝĞģĜęĚĥĚģęĨĤģĮĤĪĖģę ĮĤĪšħĚĩĝĚĤģĚĬĞĩĝĖġġĩĝĚĖģĨĬĚħĨĤěĘĤĪħĨĚ ĮĤĪšħĚĜĤĞģĜĩĤĨĥĚģęĖġġĮĤĪħĩĞĢĚŽĜĝĩĞģĜ ŽħĚĨĎĩĤĥėĚĞģĜĩĝĚĜĪĮĬĞĩĝĩĝĚĖģĨĬĚħĨ ćĚĩ ĮĤĪħ ĚĢĥġĤĮĚĚĨ ĘĤĢĚ Īĥ ĬĞĩĝ ĩĝĚ ĖģÇ ĨĬĚħĨ ėĪĩ ĜĞīĚ ĩĝĚĢ ĩĝĚ ĩĤĤġĨ Ėģę ĖĘĘĚĨĨ ĩĤĩĝĚĖģĨĬĚħĨĨĤĩĝĚĮĘĖģĩĝĞģĠěĤħĩĝĚĢÇ ĨĚġīĚĨĖģęęĤěĤħĩĝĚĢĨĚġīĚĨĊĩĝĚħĥĚĤĥġĚ ĘĖģęĤĞĩĮĤĪęĤģšĩĝĖīĚĩĤęĤĞĩĄģĨĩĚĖę ĨĩĖħĩ ėĚĞģĜ ĩĝĚ ġĚĖęĚħ ýĚĘĤĢĚ ĩĝĚ ĥĚħĨĤģ ĬĞĩĝĩĝĚīĞĨĞĤģĖģęġĚĖęĩĝĚĢĩĤĬĝĚħĚĮĤĪ ĬĖģĩĩĤĜĤ by Scott Siegal Don't Have All the Answers? Scott Siegal is the owner of Maggio Roong in Washington, D.C., and also owns the Certied Contractors Network. You can learn more about CCN by going to the website, contractors.net. IF EVERYTHING DEPENDS ON YOU, AND YOU'RE THE ONE WITH ALL THE ANSWERS, OF COURSE YOU'RE GOING TO SPEND ALL YOUR TIME FIGHTING FIRES. 56 May 2019 QualifiedRemodeler.com

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