Residential Construction

When do you need a Contractor?

By |2020-05-12T12:56:31-04:00April 20th, 2020|Home Repairs & Maintenance, News, Remodeling, Residential Construction|

When Do You Need a Contractor? This question came up a few days ago in a conversation with a good friend of mine. This person knows what I do for a living and how long I’ve been doing it; so, the question came as a bit of a surprise to me. I thought about the

Hiring a Home Inspector. The Most Common Mistakes We Make: It can happen to the best of us!

By |2020-03-13T14:56:22-04:00March 16th, 2020|Remodeling, Residential Construction|

Last March my mom and dad purchased a new home (new to them anyway) and when it came time to complete the property inspections, and hiring a home inspector, they turned to yours truly, a licensed general contractor, to get them done. One of the requested inspections is a septic tank and leach field inspection.

Hiring an Unlicensed Contractor? What You Don’t Know Can Cost You!

By |2020-02-17T11:36:22-05:00February 13th, 2020|Home Repairs & Maintenance, Remodeling, Residential Construction, Uncategorized|

So you're ready to start that remodeling project and you start looking for a contractor. This is the project you've been thinking about for the past few months. You have interviewed 3 local contractors but feel their estimates are much more than what the project should cost. Your neighbor down the street told you about

Looking for someone to renovate my bathroom; Cheaply! Why a Well-Written Contract is Crucial

By |2019-01-08T12:53:57-05:00October 16th, 2017|Bathroom Remodeling, Remodeling, Residential Construction|

Don’t use This Guy to do work for you... He ripped us off! Does this title look familiar? I see it and many others like it every day on various social media sites. Unfortunately, I see this title just as many times and likely from the people that posted the first time. Foregoing the potentially

Qualified Project Leads in the Construction Industry

By |2017-07-12T11:25:38-04:00July 12th, 2017|Home Repairs & Maintenance, Remodeling, Residential Construction|

Lead Generating Companies The other day I was driving in my truck and I hear an advertisement from a well-known company offering a place for listeners to go and check up on contractors.  Not five seconds after this commercial started to play, my phone rings.  On the other end of the line was a sales

The Marriage

By |2019-10-16T10:19:14-04:00April 24th, 2017|Remodeling, Residential Construction|

The Successful Marriage between Contractor and Customer Any construction project is like a marriage; you have the bride and groom or the contractor and the customer and the ring or the project.  The bride can be the most beautiful woman of your dreams but if the groom doesn’t show up on time to the wedding

How to Select a Contractor – Part II

By |2019-10-16T12:19:44-04:00December 18th, 2016|Bathroom Remodeling, Home Repairs & Maintenance, Plumbing, Remodeling, Residential Construction|

Lets talk about selecting the right contractor for your job. Recently, I was called to meet with a potential client that wanted the following list of things done to her home; a) remove and replace existing decking on back patio and stairs, b) extend existing pool cage to include extending the concrete apron, c)

We’re Licensed! Why it Matters.

By |2019-10-16T10:24:19-04:00December 1st, 2016|Home Repairs & Maintenance, Plumbing, Remodeling, Residential Construction|

Property Damage Insurance Claims... So you recently filed an insurance claim for the water leak under your kitchen cabinets and you want your insurance company to pay up.  One of the first questions they will ask you is, "who installed your kitchen cabinets and faucet"?  Assuming you used a licensed and insured contractor you