Instructor: Bonnie Prinse

Credit Hours: 1.00

Approval Number: 0609401
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Course Description


This course is part of a series of courses on the Conflict-Free Home Remodeling Process written by Stephen Gidus. “REMODology Part I - Get Paid for Your Time” describes techniques that allow the contractor to get paid for their time every step of the way and feeling comfortable doing it. Getting paid not just for the Construction phase but also the Pre-Construction phase, including the first site visit to the prospective client's home.





Course Objectives


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand why remodelers should get paid for their Pre-Construction time
  • Discuss reasons why Pre-Construction work gets done but the remodeler does not get paid
  • Identify why remodelers give their time away
  • Explain the benefits of getting paid for your time
  • Recognize why a remodeling process is necessary
  • Summarize the Conflict-Free Home Remodeling Process


Instructor Bio


Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”



Other Approvals


Louisiana Residential Contractor (LSLBC): CILB-0609401
Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB): 0609401
Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) - Commercial: BM009