Jeff Mudd on Deck building and Recruitment

Podcast for deck building companies

Join us on ‘We Love Deck Builders’ as April Edwards welcomes Jeff Mudd, a renowned figure in the decking industry and the insightful voice behind ‘The Trades Podcast.’ With over 17 years of experience, Jeff shares his journey, the current state and future of deck building, addresses the labor shortage, and offers strategic advice on recruitment and business growth. Dive into this episode for valuable insights to elevate your deck building business.

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Building Solid Ground: Craftsmanship and Connections

In this episode of “We Love Deck Builders,” April Edwards interviews Tara and Tommy from Solid Ground, exploring their journey from hospitality to leading a deck building empire in St. Louis. They discuss the importance of values like honesty and trustworthiness in their work, their recognition as DuraLife Deck Specialists of the Year, and how treating clients like family has been key to their success. Tune in for an inspiring look at building a thriving business while maintaining strong community ties and personal connections.

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Innovations and Insights with Lainie Sleppin

Join us on “We Love Deck Builders,” where host April Edwards, a renowned growth strategist in the decking world, sits down with industry luminary Lainie Sleppin. In this episode, we uncover the evolving landscape of the decking industry, from the latest trends to pivotal business strategies shaping the future. Lainie, with her extensive experience and hands-on approach, shares invaluable insights into overcoming industry challenges, leveraging technology, and harnessing the power of networking. Whether you’re a seasoned deck builder or just starting, this conversation promises a wealth of knowledge to elevate your business. Dive into the future of decking with us and discover how to build the business you deserve.

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Legacy Decks Academy

Welcome to this incredible podcast episode where we dive deep into the world of deck building with special guests, Chris and Amy Breen from Legacy Decks Academy. This episode is a must-listen for anyone in the deck building industry, from novices to seasoned professionals. We explore the Breens’ journey in transforming deck builders into savvy business owners, discussing the challenges and triumphs they’ve encountered along the way.
Chris and Amy are not just coaches; they’re industry innovators who have made a profound impact through their work at Legacy Decks Academy. Their approach has reshaped many deck building businesses, guiding them through common pitfalls like disorganization and unclear business models. This significant contribution to the industry was recognized with the prestigious 2022 Recognition Award from the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA), a testament to their expertise and influence.
In our conversation, we delve into a range of topics, from balancing hands-on deck building with business management to scaling a business while maintaining quality. We also touch upon the role of technology in modern deck building and look at future trends. Join us as we uncover the insights and strategies that have helped many in the industry find success, all thanks to the pioneering guidance of Chris and Amy Breen

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