To Secure or Not to Secure: Safeguarding Your Home During Construction or Renovation

Building or renovating a home is both an exciting and stressful time. There are so many decisions to make: paint colors, appliances, wood types… and sometimes overlooked are the important decisions to secure your home and property while it is … Continue reading

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Background Checks and Domestic Help

Hiring someone to work in your home is a big decision. An employee or contractor working in your home will be around valuables, sensitive information and even family members.

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Choosing Contractors

Online review sites, discussion forums and social media can be helpful, but consumers should be careful about trusting online comments before selecting a home improvement contractor or handyman.
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After Disasters, Vultures May Loom

It’s difficult to select a contractor for a home improvement or repair project during the best of times, but it is an even more arduous task after a catastrophe. After such an event, the supply of contractors is often stretched, prompting … Continue reading

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Springing Into Home Repairs?

Approximately one-quarter of household fires occur during renovation and repair projects. This is a sobering statistic, but you can take simple measures to help prevent disaster. Before you hire a contractor, you should verify that the firm is licensed, bonded … Continue reading

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Selecting Reputable and Licensed Contractors

It’s difficult to select a contractor for a home improvement or repair project during the best of times, but this is an even more arduous task after a hurricane, wildfire or other catastrophe. After such an event, the supply of contractors … Continue reading

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