Archive for June, 2017

Elite Remodeling Joins Consumer Team DFW

DALLAS-FT. WORTH, TX — Consumer Team News)   Pete Thomson, host of The Consumer Team on 1080 KRLD, today announced a new partnership with Elite Remodeling, a Frisco, Texas based remodeling firm.    Thomson said that Elite Remodeling Founder/CEO John Todd will join The Consumer Team as a regular contributor and exclusive sponsor in the remodeling category.

John Todd - Elite Remodeling

John Todd – Elite Remodeling

For The Consumer Team, the addition of Elite Remodeling is the conclusion of a long search.  Thomson commented, “The remodeling category on Consumer Team is vital.  And because there is such a wide variety of competency levels in the marketplace, it was essential for us to take our time and find the very best remodeling company in North Texas.  Elite Remodeling led by John Todd is, quite simply, the best in North Texas.”

Thomson said the Consumer Team segments with John Todd we be highly educational.  He added, “Because there are some many moving parts to the remodeling process, I know we’ll be spending a considerable amount of time on remodeling education, including a focus on best practices when it comes to remodeling.”

Elite Remodeling Joins The Consumer Team

Elite Remodeling Joins The Consumer Team

Demographic trends, according to Thomson, make remodeling a very relevant topic for on-the-air discussion.   Thomson said, “Two trends are making remodeling a hot topic with consumers.  First is the overall real estate market, which is the strongest it’s been in years.   A hot market, combined with rising prices have resulted in consumers, especially baby-boomers approaching or in retirement, opting to remodel their current home rather than deal with the uncertainties of selling and moving.  Consequently, there is a large increase in consumers wanting to do major renovation on their homes. ”   As in all consumer transactions that involve large amounts of money, Thomson says, vetting a prospective remodeling company is vital.   He added, “Elite Remodeling represents best practices in all areas of remodeling.   From managing the detail of a project budget to dealing with municipality permitting to quality craftsmanship, Elite has set and maintains a very high standard.”

As with all Consumer Team topics, Thomson says the goal is to educate consumers and connect them to the best contractors in North Texas.   He said, “An educated consumer is in a much better position to make good financial as well as design decisions and we’ll address that in our on-air segments with John Todd.  Beyond education, we’ll be connecting Consumer Team listeners with John and his team of professionals at Elite Remodeling so they can get the job done right.”

The Consumer Team with Pete Thomson airs in Dallas-Ft. Worth on 1080 KRLD Radio, Saturdays from 6-8 PM   The Consumer Team is produced by McQ Media, Dallas, Texas.

Nick Kennedy Makes Big Announcement on Consumer Team

(DALLAS-FT. WORTH, TEXAS — Consumer Team News)   Nick Kennedy, founder of Rise Air recently joined Pete Thomson on The Consumer Team to announce the acquisition of Rise Air by Surf Air.   Thomson said he was honored to have Kennedy on with the big announcement.  Thomson said, “We’ve been excited about Rise Air and what they’re doing for business travelers since they launched.  Having the opportunity host Nick Kennedy for such an important announcement was an honor.”

Nick Kennedy - Founder of Rise Air

Nick Kennedy – Founder of Rise Air

Rise Air, in less than 2 years, became the second largest membership airline in the US.  As they combine with Surf Air, the new company is expanding routes and airports served.  Thomson added, “The Rise Air model of bringing private planes to busy business travelers is changing the way business travelers live on both a personal and professional level.  Until the emergence of Rise and Surf Air, flying private was only available at a very high cost.   Rise and Surf Air have changed the model. With a monthly subscription, a business traveler can enjoy private air travel but for a fraction of the cost of owning or leasing a plane.”

Kennedy will serve as region President the new combination of Rise and Surf Air.  Thomson added, “In our KRLD interview Nick goes into the exciting details of what the combination of Rise and Surf Air will mean. Without stealing a bit of Nick’s thunder from our interviews, I can tell you that the combination of these two exceptional companies will be very good news for business travelers.”

The Consumer Team with Pete Thomson is broadcast Saturdays from 5-6 PM on 740 KTRH in Houston and from 6-8 PM on 1080 KRLD in Dallas.

Tra Martin’s Bodybuilding Discipline Fuels America’s Choice Windows

(HOUSTON, TX — Consumer Team News)    Tra Martin is “award winning” in several areas of his life. Consumer Team listeners know Tra as the owner of America’s Choice Windows in Houston.  Martin, who is a regular guest with Pete Thomson on The Consumer Team on KTRH, has built a very successful company offering quality replacement windows to Gulf Coast consumers.   Tra’s other area of passion is bodybuilding.  He recently took 1st place honors in a national bodybuilding competition in Dallas, Texas.

Consumer Team host Pete Thomson, commented on Tra Martin’s passions in life.  He said, “It’s clear to me that Tra’s passion for body building and health is similar to the passion he has for serving his customers at America’s Choice Windows.   Both endeavors, competitive bodybuilding and running a high-performance window company, require focus, determination and commitment.   These words define Tra Martin.”

Tra Martin - America's Choice Windows

Tra Martin – America’s Choice Windows

Thomson applauded Martin’s commitment to offering Gulf Coast customers the best price and exemplary service.   Thomson calls America’s Choice Windows current offer, the best deal he’s ever seen on replacement windows.   He added, “America’s Choice is offering 10 replacement windows for $3,680. The quality of the windows combined the warranty and quality of service from America’s Choice make this an extraordinary opportunity for consumers.  Other companies in the Houston area are charging $10,000 and more for the same 10 windows that America’s Choice offers for $3,680.”

Beyond the fact that replacement windows can transform the look of a home, Thomson says consumers report several other significant benefits.  He said, “Customers regularly see significant savings on their utility bills because of the superior efficiency of America’s Choice Windows.   They also love the improved sound insulation.  Folks tell us that they love the peace and quiet that they now have.”

Thomson urges Houston Consumer Team listeners to call America’s Choice while the “10 Windows for $3,680” offer is still available.   For more information, go to or call 713-482-8902.  Listen for Tra Martin on The Consumer Team, Saturdays from 5-6 PM on 740 KTRH, Houston.

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