From grade school teacher to entrepreneur. After leaving his teaching career and running his remodeling business full-time, today’s guest found a great niche by listening to one of his customers. Scott Selzer started his remodeling business during the summers while he was still a teacher but decided to do if full-time when he realized he was making more doing construction during the summers than he was all year as a teacher.
After listening to one of his customers complain about the limitations of the pergolas on the market at the time, Scott patented what he calls the world’s smartest pergola. It’s a pergola where you can open and close the shutters by a remote control or an app. These pergolas are absolutely beautiful. They’re super end luxurious outdoor roofing that keeps the rain out, lets the sun in, or create shade when it’s too hot … all using the latest technology. The company is called Struxure. Scott started the company by himself, with no money – and now has 200 dealers in 50 states with $25 million in sales.
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