So with Spring right around the corner, and everyone getting ready to start their new projects, I want to remind everyone about the importance of getting a permit for your projects. Now, not every project requires a permit, so the first thing you are going to want to do is call up your local building and codes office to verify if you need a permit or not. Now if you find out that a permit is required you might be thinking about avoiding the hassle and going ahead without one. Here is why thatClick here to read more.
Spring is almost upon us which means it's time to start getting ready for those new home improvement projects. Some of you may be wondering where to start, and that's ok, it can be quite a process. Here are some basic steps you will need to get started:
1.) Decide what project(s) you want to do, and what order you want to do them in. Now most of you probably have quite a few ideas about projects that you want to get done but it's important to prioritize them because most of the time you aren'tClick here to read more.
Finding a quality home improvement contractor can be a difficult task because there are just so many out there. Most people go straight to google, which isn't a bad resource, but it's better used as a tool to vet potential contractors than to find and compare them. Luckily there are a few places you can look that will not only give you solid recommendations but make it easier to compare them side by side:
1.) Word of Mouth
Ask the people in your neighborhood who they have used for similarClick here to read more.
It's common for people to look at a finished project, see a happy customer, and think the job is done. After all, isn't that what we are supposed to do? Do the job and make the customer happy? Well, yes but no. Making the customer happy and doing a good job is the bare minimum. We think there is actually much more to it.
If I'm being honest with you, most people out there today are capable of doing a good job. Anyone with a little experience can pass that initial quality test. However, yourClick here to read more.
Price is an important factor when determining a contractor, after all, most of us don't have an unlimited budget. However, choosing a cheap contractor may leave you unsatisfied with the outcome of the job, or even cost you more to have a better contractor come in to finish or repair the work that was done by the cheaper one. Here are some things to consider:
A good contractor is going to charge more for their work because being legit cost money. There are a lot of costs that go into operatingClick here to read more.