73 episodes

Follow Matt Risinger on the Build Show Podcast as he discusses Building Science, Craftsmanship, & Best Practices for Building & Remodeling.
Matt is a Builder who specializes in Architect Driven & Fine Craftsmanship Work.

The Build Show Podcast Matt Risinger

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Follow Matt Risinger on the Build Show Podcast as he discusses Building Science, Craftsmanship, & Best Practices for Building & Remodeling.
Matt is a Builder who specializes in Architect Driven & Fine Craftsmanship Work.

    Remodeling and the Order of Operations

    Remodeling and the Order of Operations

    On this week's episode of The Build Show Podcast, Matt and Tim Hill go deep into the remodeling process: what to avoid, what to tell your clients, and what is the order of operations.

    Tim Hill is the VP of Project Management at Risinger Build, and between them, they have more years of building experience than Matt's been alive. Tim's been remodeling for almost 40 years, and he and Matt believe their remodeling experience makes them better new home builders.

    Listen in while Matt and Tim share some of their experiences, tips, and tricks that will help both remodelers and new home builders up their game.

    • 40 min
    So You Want to Be a Builder, Pt. 2

    So You Want to Be a Builder, Pt. 2

    On this week's episode of The Build Show Podcast, Matt and Will go deep for the second part of "So You Want to be a Builder?"

    The guys share some of the growing pains and challenges they've overcome throughout their business histories. Specifically, they'll discuss starting your own company, growing your business, and hiring and managing their teams. They discuss their "tipping point," when they realized they needed more people, who their first hire was, and why.

    Join Matt and Will for this informative episode, and learn how these two builders built their businesses.

    • 44 min
    Budgeting and Estimating

    Budgeting and Estimating

    On this week's episode of The Build Show Podcast, Matt and Bryan Uhler of Pioneer Builders go deep into budgets and estimates.

    Bryan is a second-generation builder out of Washington State who works the back and the front of the office, even going so far as to take some accounting classes. He's a true believer in the old adage, "watch the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves."

    Learn how Bryan (a custom and spec builder) and Matt (a solely custom builder) approach keeping a budget and making those pennies count.

    If you're listening to this podcast, it's a great episode to watch on The Build Show website, as they've got some example materials they'll be screen-sharing to illustrate their points.

    You can find Bryan on Instagram here: http://www.instagram.com/pioneerbuildersinc

    • 41 min
    What 50-Year-Old Matt Would Tell 20-Year-Old Matt

    What 50-Year-Old Matt Would Tell 20-Year-Old Matt

    On this episode of The Build Show Podcast, Matt and Tim Hill go deep into builder's advice.

    What advice would you give if you could speak to your younger self as you were starting in the building business? Matt and Tim explore just that in this special birthday podcast.

    Listen as these experienced builders share the lessons they've learned and the advice they'd share from their decades in the business.

    • 29 min
    The Top Three Builder Blindspots

    The Top Three Builder Blindspots

    On this episode of The Build Show Podcast, Matt and Benji Carlson of Breakthrough Academy go deep and discuss the top three blindspots amongst builder, remodeler, and contractor business owners.

    Breakthrough Academy systemizes construction businesses for growth, so Benji is uniquely qualified to know where general contractors are struggling—and how to address some of those issues.

    So, join Benji and Matt as they share their insights on building a construction business poised for growth and success, and take advantage of Breakthrough Academy's insight into the industry with their free planning tool.

    • 52 min
    So You Want to Be a Builder, Pt. 1

    So You Want to Be a Builder, Pt. 1

    On this episode of The Build Show Podcast, Matt goes deep with guest Will King of High Cotton Homes outside of Huntsville, Alabama.

    They discuss their different experience in the industry; Matt, with a few decades, and Will as a relative newcomer to the field.

    Will shares his fears over making the decision to leave the security and benefits of being a paramedic/firefighter to be a builder. They talk about how they handled the grueling hours of the trade and the benefits of being self-employed. They also touch on the importance of building a great team and the difference between owning a job and owning a business.

    Don't miss this informative episode.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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107 Ratings

107 Ratings

jonesdrew.25 ,

Awesome with great information

Lots of great information as my family moves forward building our first custom home.

PJ @ Price Point ,

Great Podcast

What Matt has done for the industry over the years is huge. Like always customers and builders can both get plenty of valuable information from this podcast.

Lew in Chicago ,

Deep and wide

Hear build info not found elsewhere. Tremendously interesting and diverse.

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