Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Builder Nuggets Podcast

Sep 5, 2023

Across the industry the consumer mindset has shifted immensely around remodeling and our guest today has lived through it all. Mark Richardson, author of How Fit Is Your Business, joins us to share his journey of helping set the standard for professional remodeling and his views on where the industry is headed. Today we tackle why bigger isn’t always better, avoiding potholes, and changing the common misconceptions that plague remodelers trying to grow their business.

Show highlights include:


  • 2:25 An interesting last few years

  • 5:20 A different consumer mindset

  • 7:20 Mark’s journey through the industry

  • 12:16 What makes a remodeler a professional?

  • 16:00 Are there more professional remodelers now than in the past?

  • 18:28 Shortage of skilled labor

  • 21:52 How can a remodeler become more professional?

  • 25:00 What does a healthy construction business look like?

  • 29:20 Common business mistakes

  • 34:00 Use the resources you have available - including AI

  • 35:50 Who were your mentors along the way?

  • 37:10 Mastermind groups

  • 39:30 Where is the industry headed?

  • 42:42 The difficulty of finding talent

  • 46:30 What’s coming up next and how to get in touch

You can learn more about Mark by emailing him at

Social media:


Or hit us up through our Contact Page at and we’ll make a personal introduction.  

To get the most out of this podcast, head over to and join our active community of like-minded builders and remodelers.