What’s the number one question you ask to help you choose the right contractor? Ask them to tell you about a time something went wrong on a project and how they dealt with it.
A good contract is really just about setting expectation and clearly describing the work to be done.
How to set a budget for your remodeling project It’s a typical chicken and egg story: Do I get estimates for my project first or do I set a budget first? How can I set a budget If I don’t know how much things cost? But If I don’t have a budget the costs
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My whole career in construction started way back in 1990 when a painting company I was working for went out of business and I decided to buy their equipment and start my own company. I was a Benjamin Moore fan back them, still am really, though these days I’m also really partial to clay
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Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom is a big undertaking. Both rooms are very important to the everyday function of your home and to live without them, even for a short period of time can be tough. Every remodel has its ups and downs, what we call the “emotional roller coaster of remodeling”. The roller coaster
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Caitlyn started out working in a home improvement store while going to Florida State University. Though studying applied mathematics and computer programming, she always had an interest in how-to’s and figuring out how things work. After specializing in appliances and flooring, she began to apprentice under the store’s kitchen and bath specialist. This quickly
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Please note that we are hiring motivated, career minded individuals only. If you are not interested in growing with our business for the long term please do not apply. Read the job description below carefully, a link to the application form is at the end of the page. From Remodeler’s Assistant to Lead Remodeler in 6 Months
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Some Frequently Asked / Common Remodeling Questions: 1. What is you typical process for working with a customer? It usually starts with a phone conversation about the project. We like to get a sense of the scope of the project, the budget and start / Finish window. We can usually give a rough idea
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One of the most used rooms in the home, the kitchen is on everyone’s remodeling bucket list. A complete kitchen remodel can cost $25,000 or more and not everyone is in a position to invest that much money into their home. If you’re looking to remodel your kitchen on a budget its best to focus
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When to Hire a Contractor and When to Hire a Tradesman There are lots of situations where you don’t need a contractor and hiring a tradesman or handyman is more economical. Problems arise when the terms are confused. Many people will call tradesman a contractor and while this might be true in a generic way,
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This checklist in intended to be used when the contractor visits your home on the initial estimate. It’s part of a series of posts on hiring reliable contractors. You can view our first post, on choosing a remodeling contractor here. Remodeling Contractor Checklist These are some basic things to notice or bring
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Ready to get started on your project? Hiring a Contractor A lot of articles you read about finding a contractor try to scare you into thinking that finding a good contractor is really hard and most contractors are out to swindle you. Many of these posts are written by lead generation or review sites (like
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In October we returned to Pensacola for part two of Schluter System’s Tile Installation seminar. There were about 50 tile contractors and tile dealers from all over the southeast in attendance. I even made a connection to get wholesale tile from a local distributor! The two day seminar was packed full of information some of
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In this post: Overview of what to look for in a quality estimate 4 Common Types of Estimates and our opinion of each An estimate checklist for you to download (no email address required) A link to information about our estimate and design process When home owners are asked what their biggest frustrations with
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