Communicating With Your General Contractor

This blog is all about communicating effectively with your general contractor—before he or she starts work.

Three Questions About Vinyl Siding Addressed

26 May 2016
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Making the decision to install vinyl siding on your home's exterior can be a rewarding investment to make in your home. However, it can be fairly common for some homeowners to be uninformed about siding, and this can make it exceedingly difficult to make an informed choice about whether this is a good upgrade for your house. If you are struggling to decide whether or not siding is right for your house, considering the answers to the following few questions may help you to make a more informed choice for your home. Read More …

2 Reasons To Consider A Log Cabin

10 February 2016
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Log cabins are an extremely popular type of home that is suitable for a large number of uses, such as a primary home, remote retreat, or luxurious vacation home. In addition, log cabins can also offer a wide range of benefits that some of the more traditional home designs simply cannot match. Listed below are two reasons to consider building a log cabin. Kit Availability One of the more interesting benefits provided by log cabin construction is that there are a large number of kits available that can allow you to quickly build the home yourself or with the help of a contractor. Read More …

Managing Numerous Properties Takes Skill, Organization, And Prioritizing What Is Important

11 November 2015
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When building a real estate empire, it's important to manage the properties you own with some skill. While it's possible to hire a management company to make the process easier, some investors choose to make managing their properties their full time job. If you are one of the investors who is ready to quit their day job and focus only on managing your properties, knowing how to manage properties successfully is essential. Read More …

How to Design the Lighting in Your Kitchen

3 November 2015
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Whether you realize it or not, lighting plays a huge role in your everyday life. Light can darken or brighten a color, a face, a room, even accentuate beautiful works of art. Home lighting often goes unnoticed until you enter a home with proper, beautiful lighting. So before you decide to post a selfie stirring spaghetti, it's best to take a quick look at a few tips on how to take your kitchen from dull to beautiful. Read More …

Three Attractive Window Treatment Options For Energy Efficiency

26 October 2015
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If you are looking for ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home, window treatments can be a great investment. These can be inside or outside your home and give you a lot more than just energy efficiency. You can choose from things like curtains and plantation shutters to improve energy efficiency and the look of your home. Here are some ideas to give your home attractive window treatments with energy-saving benefits: Read More …

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Communicating With Your General Contractor

Nothing is more frustrating than deciding on a construction project, only to be bombarded by a long list of problems during the construction phase. Unfortunately, if you work with the wrong person, you might become pretty familiar with issues. About five years ago, I hired one of my neighbors to renovate my bathroom. Although the mere idea sounds ridiculous now, at the time it seemed like a natural solution to a real problem. Unfortunately, as soon as he got started, I knew that he didn't know what he was doing. This blog is all about communicating effectively with your general contractor—before he or she starts work.