How to avoid financial pitfalls in home remodeling – part 1
It’s frustrating — to say the least– when you receive wildly different price quotes for what you think is the same work. This article is about how to compare estimates when you’ve provided the contractor a drawing of what you want.
This blog is half rant and half advice about how to evaluate bids from remodeling contractors.
Since I’m in the construction business I’m often asked about the importance of licensing. Friends read articles that say the only way to protect oneself is to use a licensed contractor. But the painter or handyman that’s been recommended isn’t licensed, is it safe to hire him?
The homeowner’s decisions about finishes, appliances, and details account for more than 50% of the costs in almost every remodeling job.
This article is about what you should expect from a remodeling contractor and how to use their references to discover what you need to know before you sign a contract.
One of the most frequent questions I’m asked by clients and prospective clients is whether we really need to get a permit for the project. Rather than talk about legalities or my obligations as a licensed contractor, I talk about the benefits …