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11 Steps to Take to Prepare Your Home for the Rainy Season

11 Steps To Take To Prepare Your Home For The Rainy Season Most regions that are closer to the equator have a rainy season each year. Beginning...

on Sep 16, 2021

Best Ways to Improve Your Home

Improving your home can be one of the things you are looking to do. Whether you believe this improvement can come from adding a new conservatory to...

on Sep 15, 2021

3 Tips for Keeping Your Garden in Good Shape

Looking after your garden can take more than just a single afternoon, especially if the weather has been unpredictable, or it has been left for an...

on Sep 14, 2021

Tips on Landscaping Your Property During the Winter Months

As the winter season approaches, it is advisable to ensure that your lawns are well catered for and designed to the extent of overcoming the tough...

on Sep 13, 2021

Fixes that Need to be Made Before You Put Your Home Up for Sale

Your job may have relocated to another area or you need to move closer to family. Whatever your case may be, it is time to start the process of...

on Sep 7, 2021

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Knowing the Benefits of Hiring Professional Painters

Knowing the Benefits of Hiring Professional Painters

by Guest on Dec 18, 2012

Getting your house remodeled and painted is really a tricky task. Not only the task is very stressful, but it could also be overwhelming sometimes. Many owners are tempted to try to get it done on their own, only to realize that painting is a very highly dedicated task and should be better left to the expert and finest home painting service providers. Continue reading →

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Qualities to Look for in a Roofing Company

Qualities to Look for in a Roofing Company

by Guest on Dec 24, 2012

Managing a home is difficult to work. Many parts require a degree of maintenance skills to perform well. Some tasks require the skills of a professional. Having a professional provides the best results and protection from future damage from water and natures other potential disasters! Also, professionals can do the best work with service, providing advice, and high-quality materials. Consulting a professional is the best solution to common maintenance issues! Continue reading →

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Choosing the Right Home Inspection Service

Choosing the Right Home Inspection Service

by Guest on Jan 9, 2013

Home inspection plays a very important role during the home buying process. It informs both parties about the present state of the house and lists down the necessary repairs required. Such evaluation involves a thorough visual inspection of the house - both interior and exterior. Continue reading →

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Find the Right Roofers to Do the Job

Find the Right Roofers to Do the Job

by Guest on Jan 11, 2013

It is true that good service is hard to find, but if you take some effort looking for it and if you follow a smart guideline, then you will definitely find the right company or contractor. This is very true if you are looking for a roofing contractor. Roof installation is not an easy task, unlike other house repairs that you can do by yourself. Continue reading →

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What does a Bonded Contractor Mean?

What does a Bonded Contractor Mean?

by 411 on Mar 14, 2013

A bond is an insurance policy for which the contractor pays a premium. It guarantees that the contractor will meet his obligations in a satisfactory manner. Failure to do so should result in the payment of compensation by the bonding company. There are three types of bonds, payment bond, performance bond and bid bond. Continue reading →

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Contractor State Licensing Requirements

Contractor State Licensing Requirements

by 411 on Mar 14, 2013

List of contractor license requirements by state in the US. How do you find out if a contractor is licensed with links to each state's licensing board? Always check with your state, county and city requirements before any work is done. Continue reading →

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How to Select the Right Electrical Contractor

How to Select the Right Electrical Contractor

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

Selecting the right electrical contractor isn't as easy as picking someone out of the Yellow Pages. The ramifications of hiring the wrong contractor can be financially disastrous and even dangerous. First and foremost, it's imperative to know if the contractor you're considering hiring, is licensed, bonded, and has adequate general liability and workers compensation insurance. Continue reading →

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Obtaining Local Building Permits

Obtaining Local Building Permits

by 411 on Mar 14, 2013

Construction of new homes and many home improvements require building permits from the local building department. Usually contractors obtain these permits, because they know permits are required. Ultimately it's the owners responsible for making sure the required permits are obtained, and that the final inspection is done when the work is completed. Continue reading →

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Unscrupulous Contractor Scams

Unscrupulous Contractor Scams

by Guest on Mar 14, 2013

Avoid contractor fraud by protecting yourself when entering into a home construction project. Most of the misunderstandings pertaining to contractor and homeowner relationships occur as a result of unclear or wrongly interpreted construction contracts. Continue reading →

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Sample  Simple Improvement Contract so Contractors Do NOT Take Advantage

Sample Simple Improvement Contract so Contractors Do NOT Take Advantage

by 411 on Mar 14, 2013

When hiring a contractor to do minor updates to custom home building, it's very important to know what you are getting for the price. To be on a safe side, it is important that you have all your queries answered. Questions regarding cost, liability, insurance, and time should be answered clearly on your quote so that there is no problem in the end. Continue reading →

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