Posts in the ‘Remodeling’ Category

When TO USE (and when NOT TO USE) the new 40” wide Quick Installation (Q.I. Series) Fibo laminate wall panels

When TO USE (and when NOT TO USE) the new 40” wide Quick Installation (Q.I. Series) Fibo laminate wall panels | Innovate wall panels | Bathroom wall panel | shower design Ideas | Dealer Portal | Bathroom products for contractors
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To quote Mark Twain….

“To a man (or woman … I’m going to modernize this saying) who only has a hammer, everything he/she encounters begins to look like a nail.’

And how true this is in life, and in the bathroom remodeling business.

For example, if you ONLY install tile – you think every customer should want a tile shower.

And if you’re only selling ‘bath-in-a-day’ acrylic wall panels (or 24” wide laminate wall panels) – you think every project…

7 Reasons Your Bathroom Remodeling Business is HALF as PROFITABLE as it Could Be (with ideas to fix it!)

7 Reasons Your Bathroom Remodeling Business is HALF as PROFITABLE as it Could Be (with ideas to fix it!) | Innovate building solutions | bathroom remodel | home design ideas | contractors | Bathroom contractors | Cleveland Bathroom Remodel
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It’s not easy to make a buck in the bathroom remodeling business these days.

Inflationary material prices are not ‘your little ‘Fre’ (as Tony Montana – from the bloody movie Scarface would say).

Finding quality installers to do time-effective installations can be a ‘needle in a haystack experience.’

Scrounging up leads has become harder and harder (and MORE EXPENSIVE).

And if your bathroom remodeling business IS NOT as profitable (or as large) as…

5 Bathroom Trends to go BEYOND the safe accessible bathroom

5 Bathroom Trends to go BEYOND the safe accessible bathroom | Innovate Building Solutions | bathroom Remodeling | home Design ideas | accessible remodeling | home remodel
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Who can be ‘over the moon’ about a safe (and simple to maintain) age in place or accessible bathroom which still looks institutional?

Sure – making a bathroom someone can bathe safely (and independently) in can be life-altering.

And making it simple to maintain can save time and reduce the risk of injury while cleaning.

However, should that be ‘the best you can do’ to make your clients and customers ‘bathrooms great again’ (OK – sorry…

9 Reasons why your accessible remodeling or medical supplies business should do bathroom modifications

Why your accessible remodeling or medical supplies business should do bathroom modifications | Innovate Building Solutions | Dealers for Bathroom Remodeling Products | interior designers | Multi Family Development | Bathroom Remodeling Contractors
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Two months ago, I moderated a panel titled How to Make Accessible Bathroom Remodeling Work for You at the Building Opportunities Summit. This conference was hosted by VGM Live at Home (which is a member services group of accessible remodeling contractors and their suppliers).

Since the largest number of falls occur in the bathroom, and given that this group of contractors (which also includes companies who sell and rent medical supplies and…

17 Reasons why a BestBath Accessible Bathroom Dealer should also use the Innovate Building Solutions and Fibo Wall Panel Program

17 Reasons why a BestBath Accessible Bathroom Dealer should also use the Innovate Building Solutions and Fibo Wall Panel Program | Innovate Building Solutions | Bathroom Remodel | BestBath Remodel | Shower Accessories | Fibo Wall Panels
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Updated April 20, 2024 


Recently I had an accessible bathroom modifications contractor ask me a thought-provoking question when I asked him if he’d consider the Innovate Building Solutions dealership program. He said….

“Mike, why should I consider the Innovate Building Solutions/Fibo wall panel program when I already offer BestBath accessible bathroom products to my customers?

And as a guy who leads a company who also offers BestBath barrier free…

Dealer Spotlight – Best Construction Brands- Combining People, Passion & Products for an Exceptional Bath Remodel

Opening Dealer Spotlight – Best Construction Brands- Combining People, Passion & Products for an Exceptional Bath Remodel
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Let’s face it – no matter where you live there’s A LOT of bath remodeling contractors to choose from. And some are good – but others will make you regret the day you met them (and I’ll tell you as a guy who leads a nationwide bathroom products wholesale business, I’ve seen the good, the bad and the UGLY in remodeling contractors over my years in the biz).   

So, if you’re a homeowner what can you learn from a successful bathroom remodeler to…