5 Signs To Avoid A Contractor

5 Signs to Avoid a Contractor

With the new year, you may be thinking of work you want to do around the house. If you're considering hiring a contractor, you'll want to find someone you feel comfortable trusting your home and savings to. Some contractors end…

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Remodeling Parties?

Remodeling Parties?

In Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom convinces his friends that whitewashing a fence is great fun. In order to experience the pleasure, he requests a present from each friend. Not only does Tom get his friends to…

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Smart Shopping

Smart Shopping

It's true—A good contractor is hard to find. All companies look more or less the same when viewed through the Yellow Pages. But how do you know who you can trust and who you will catch sniffing your shoes in…

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By The Book

By the Book

I liken finding a good contractor to finding a good mechanic. You want someone you can trust, someone dependable, and someone who isn’t going to take you for all you're worth. Easier said than done. Thankfully there are resources available—helpful…

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Don’t Get Scammed

Don’t Get Scammed

If you’re thinking about doing a home improvement project, beware of scam artists who are more than ready to take advantage of you. That is a scary number that calls for some added attention to who you hire. Remember to…

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