The Paper Trail
The Paper Trail

The Paper Trail

Systems And Forms For A Well Run Remodeling Company

Second edition


416 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $39.95 (CA $39.95) (US $39.95)

Publication Date: January 2009

ISBN 9780867186499

Price: $39.95


Are you ready to make your business work for you? The path to a thriving business starts with a map that puts you in control. If you don't plot your course to success, you'll just end up spinning your wheels. The Paper Trail: Systems and Forms for a Well-Run Remodeling Company, Second Edition, explains the difference between busyness and business success. It's your map to creating a profitable business that will help you fulfill your dreams! These 160 customizable letters, checklists, forms, contracts, spreadsheets, budgets, and other tools will help you establish goals and monitor progress, market your company, sell more profitable jobs, communicate with clients, protect your business assets, and manage construction efficiently .    Save time and earn more by applying the lessons you'll learn in The Paper Trail.


"I strongly recommend this book to fast-forward a start-up remodeling company and provide tools to improve existing companies. It will save remodelers from years of trial-and-error learning." --Lonny Rutherford, CGR, CAPS, CGP, Legacy Construction, Inc.  

"Business health is dependent on strong processes and systems. Wendy and Bill's book give you a great blueprint."    --Mark Richardson, Co-chairman, Case Design/Remodeling and author of How Fit Is Your Business?

"Most remodeling companies are started by people with all of the tools in the back of the truck but none of the tools up front that will help them run a successful business. Asdal and Jordan provide indispensable office tools for the remodeler just starting out and for the seasoned pro."    --Larry Zarker, Chief Executive Officer, Building Performance Institute, Inc.

Author Biography

William Asdal, CGR, owner of Asdal Builders, LLC, of Chester, New Jersey, is an award-winning remodeler and diversified builder. A former chairman of the Remodelors? Council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), his many awards include being named the Council’s 2000 National Remodeler of the Year. A frequent speaker on remodeling issues, he is active in various industry leadership roles and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Professional Remodeler magazine. Bill is the author of The Paper Trail ,published by BuilderBooks, as well as the upcoming BuilderBooks publication Dfensive Estimating: Protecting Your Home Building Profits.