5 Attributes of a Great Client

Posted by Feinmann, Inc. | Visit Their Blog at on 28 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Just as you are selective about finding a husband or wife, choosing a partner to renovate your home is a highly personal and important decision. Not everyone is a good fit.

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New Laws Affecting Small Businesses and Contractors in Massachusetts

Posted by John Gleason, Supporting Strategies, EM NARI Government Affairs Committee on 15 September 2017 | 0 Comments

The EM NARI Government Affairs Committee works to be sure our members are aware of laws that affect small businesses.  Enjoy this quick overview of some laws and regulations that...

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September Panel Talk

Posted by Justin Zeller, Red House Custom Builders, EM NARI Vice President and Chair of PR on 8 September 2017 | 0 Comments

The September membership meeting featured the annual Inspectors Panel presentation, but was kicked off with New Member Orientation.  We welcomed a dozen new members and shared information about the value...

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President's Message - August 2017

Posted by Kathy DeMeyer, EM NARI Chapter President, Encore Construction Company on 11 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Typically the summer is a busy time for our members who are in the thick of projects and trying to squeeze in some vacation time.  This year, EM NARI has...

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Are Your Clients as Smart as Their Homes?

Posted by By Cheryl Savit, Marketing Coordinator for Audio Video Design and Amy McFadden Interior Design on 24 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Think that “smart home” still means something coming in the future? You might be surprised to learn that clients today want smart home technology now. In a recent Houzz survey, smart home projects...

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EM NARI Government Affairs Updates - Summer 2017

Posted by Ryan Sullivan, Sullivan Legal ( on 21 July 2017 | 0 Comments

The mission of the EM NARI Government Affairs Committee includes 1) monitoring legislative and regulatory developments that impact its members’ work; 2) reporting such changes to the membership; and 3)...

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EM NARI Mentorship Program

Posted by on 14 July 2017 | 0 Comments

So many leaders in the remodeling industry attribute part of their success to a mentor. “Having someone who has encountered many of the challenges of growing a business before can...

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Youth Remodeling Career Day 2017

Posted by on 7 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Talk to most industry veterans and the topic of finding good workers is likely to come up.  Spend some time learning more about the shortage of skilled workers, and the...

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Preventing Moisture to Avoid Mold

Posted by Amy Cafazzo, Studio A Marketing ( on 26 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Moisture plus warm, interior conditions can lead to the dreaded four-letter word: MOLD. Even in the cooler fall and winter months, mold can take hold behind walls or under floors...

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President's Message - June 2017

Posted by Kathy DeMeyer, EM NARI Chapter President, Encore Construction Company on 14 June 2017 | 0 Comments

This month we gathered for our final meeting of the spring season at NARI. Our June meeting is always special as we award the annual student scholarships, but this year...

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