Have All the Good Contractors Gone? - I'm still here, but plenty of
them have left construction and aren't coming back. Every time we go
into a recession, we seem to lose a lot of the bad contractors, along
with some of the good ones. Let's take a look and see if we can find out
where all of the good contractors have gone to.
Planning Your Old House Makeover - Construction and Remodeling
Advice - It's time to create a new home in a old neighborhood. Your
house is among the last ones in your neighborhood to be remodeled and
it's desperately time for an old house makeover. Here are a couple of
helpful hints and tips that can help you get started when planning your
old house makeover.
Be Extremely Careful with Building Materials Manufacturer Warranties
- I have been trying to send this message out for years now. Just
because a product states that it has a limited lifetime warranty or a
lifetime warranty, this doesn't mean that this particular product will
be guaranteed if the company that manufacturers the products goes out of
It Right the First Time - Someone told me something a long time ago
and I would like to share it with everyone who was truly interested in
doing a good job,” If you're going to do something, do it right.” I
heard this saying a long time ago and it really makes a lot of sense.
Five Home Restoration Problems You Can Solve Easily -
There are plenty of people out there today that imagine home remodeling
projects to be one of the worst things that they could possibly get
involved in. Why would you want to risk hiring a contractor or doing the
work yourself, only to find yourself dealing with home remodeling
problems that are difficult to solve.
Important Home Repairs - Dos and Don'ts - When it finally comes time
to do those difficult home repairs, you need to make sure that you're
qualified to do them. This seems to be a growing problem among
homeowners who believe that they can do almost anything.
Termite Damage Caused from Moisture - Home Restoration - Termite
damage seems to be a growing problem, especially in areas where moisture
and humidity are high. Even if you live in a dry environment, termites
can still be a problem, especially if there is moisture from water leaks
and water leaks come from leaky pipes and roof damage.
Problems With Old Electrical Wires in My Attic - Homes built before
the 1940s could have problems with old electrical wires in their attics.
If the electrical is working just fine in the home and you're not having
major issues, you could leave your electrical wiring alone, but I don't