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On May 2nd, 2016

Former Viking Range executive is new DreamMaker franchisee

Brent Bailey enjoyed a highly successful two-decade-long career as an industrial designer and corporate executive at Viking Range. Things were going great in his professional life. There was no real concrete reason for him to change course, but Brent felt something stirring inside, a voice that said, “You need a change.”

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On April 26th, 2016

Video: Meet two of the newest DreamMaker remodeling franchise owners

One of the absolute best parts of the DreamMaker remodeling franchise opportunity is the quality of the franchisees who are part of our organization. Our franchisees come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Many are longtime remodelers who joined DreamMaker to take advantage of our systems, marketing tools and support. Others come from a corporate background and joined DreamMaker in order to gain more control over their day-to-day lives while building a business that allowed them to flex their creative muscles. Mike Auckerman and Jason Derouin fit both profiles.

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On April 26th, 2016

How DreamMaker’s marketing approach helps franchisees generate higher margins

Strong marketing strategies help DreamMaker remodeling franchise owners compete on quality and customer service — not just price One of the strengths ...

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On April 7th, 2016

Remodeling industry forecast, by the numbers

A detailed look at remodeling industry results and forecasts. As you consider whether to start a remodeling business, it’s good to study the underlying data about the industry to determine if now is a good time. The good news? The remodeling industry has been growing steadily since 2011. From 2011 to 2014, the industry grew 13%. During the same timeframe, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen saw average unit sales increase by 60%.

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On March 22nd, 2016

DreamMaker franchise owner featured in news article about adapting homes for seniors

Franchisee is a certified aging-in-place specialist in Colorado Springs. The Colorado Springs Gazette recently featured DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen franchise owner Michael Pinkerton in a story about designing kitchens and baths with the special needs of seniors in mind.

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On March 17th, 2016

How DreamMaker’s marketing approach helps franchisees generate higher margins

Strong marketing strategies help DreamMaker remodeling franchise owners compete on quality and customer service — not just price. One of the strengths that has helped DreamMaker grow average revenue is the fact that our customer satisfaction scores are extremely high, which drives repeat business. If we remodel a bathroom, customers invite us back to remodel more bathrooms and to overhaul the kitchen. If we start in the kitchen, we may be invited back for a bathroom remodel, or to install cabinets in an office or basement.

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On February 27th, 2016

DreamMaker Remodeling Franchise opening in Southern Lakes, Wisconsin

Q&A with DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Franchise Owner Jay Nutting. Jay Nutting is the newest addition to the DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen remodeling franchise family. He started his business in Southern Lakes, Wisconsin, in November, after having built a career in automotive engineering.

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On February 17th, 2016

Some thoughts on what makes a business great

Is financial success a goal or a byproduct of serving others well? From its very beginning under President Doug Dwyer, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen has embodied such values. A values-based culture permeates the organization, from corporate staff to the franchisee community, and eventually is felt by the customer.

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