Writing checks for your remodeling project is never fun. The amounts can be staggering and there’s always the concern that maybe you didn’t get all the value you were due. Besides, every check written means you have less leverage over your contractor. The ideal payment plan keeps you in control of things and is fair to your contractor as well.
Fixing a botched tiling job is expensive, disruptive, and messy, so hiring a seasoned professional and making sure the job gets done right the first time is essential. Read on to find out how to hire a tiler for your remodeling project.
Nothing in your house affects your comfort more than your heating and cooling systems. Yet unless the heater conks out during a blizzard or the air-conditioning goes on the fritz in the middle of a heat wave, most of us pretty much ignore our heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
A new roof is a major investment that typically costs thousands of dollars; and unfortunately, roofing is an easy entry business that requires little more than a pickup, a ladder, and some basic tools. Read on to find out how to choose a good roofer for your home.
If the contractor for your project tells you something that’s too good to be true, it probably is! Here are some telltale signs to watch out for, so you won’t become the next victim of a contractor scam.
Once upon a time, cabinets were built on site by trim carpenters. Today, that’s true only for the highest-end units. Most cabinets are now made in shops or factories, where the environment is ideal for controlling wood quality and craftsmanship.