Reasons to Remodel… or Not
Are you thinking about remodeling your home? There are good reasons, and bad reasons to make this important choice. The following list will review some of these. Good Reasons As an investment in the quality of your life; updating for your enjoyment. Come home to something you created, making your home yours , reflecting your […]Read More
How To Pay Your Contractor
Mrs. Helen Johnson thought that she had done everything right. She found a contractor’s name through a neighbor that seemed to be very satisfied with his work. She hired him to do a kitchen and bathroom remodel in her home, assuming all would go well. His price was really good. At $40,000.00 it was $12,000 […]Read More
A Danger Lurks In Your Home Right Now… And How To Stop It.
What system in your home is most likely to cause serious damage if something goes wrong? Plumbing? A/C? As a remodeling contractor with over 34 years’ experience, I can tell you the answer: It is your plumbing system. I get calls to fix water leak damage on a steady basis: fallen sheetrock and insulation, ruined […]Read More
Does Doing It Yourself Really Save You Money?
In tough economic times like these, people look to save money any way they can. One increasingly popular strategy: Going the do-it-yourself route instead of paying a professional for home maintenance and repair projects. An April 2012 Merrill Edge survey of “mass affluent” Americans (defined as people with $50,000 to $250,000 of investible assets) found that in […]Read More
8 Steps to a Water-Wise Bathroom
Fix leaky toilets. A leaky toilet can waste up to 600 gallons of water per month! To check for leaks, put several drops of food coloring into the tank. If the color makes its way into the bowl, the toilet is leaking. For more information on detecting toilet leaks, visit the Toiletology 101 website Repair dripping faucets. […]Read More