If you are reading this article, you likely either own a summer home or you are an investor in rental properties, whether they are apartments or SFRs (single family rentals). ...

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How to Stay On Top of A Renovation Project, Even When You’re Not On Site

June 06, 2016

Jun 6, 2016

Information is power. There’s no shortcut. We’re being harsh, but it’s a universal truth. When embarking on your remodeling journey — be it a bathroom renovation, a kitchen improvement, or ...

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Contractor Quotes for Dummies

May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016

Homeowners mostly hire contractors through a word of mouth. We look for these references because of the spotty reputation the renovation industry has with users. There is another way to ...

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How To Find the Right Home Renovation Professional

May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016

Hiring a home renovation project manager sometimes becomes a necessity for keeping the workflow of your home improvement project in line — on time and on budget, among other things. ...

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Do’s and Dont’s of Home Renovation Project Management

April 17, 2016

Apr 17, 2016

Unless you’re a hopeless romantic, or you can afford to break the bank, the first thing on your mind when planning a home improvement project would most likely be its ...

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Construction Bidding Guide for Home Improvement Project

April 05, 2016

Apr 5, 2016

Carving out the time needed to explore the diverse world of digital marketing for contractors can be hard, especially when you already have plenty on your plate (maybe a little ...

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Internet Marketing for Contractors and Construction Professionals

February 04, 2016

Feb 4, 2016

It’s common knowledge that renovating your home often involves creating, signing, and reviewing contracts. If homeowners don’t have legally binding written contracts in place with the professionals they’ve hired, there ...

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What to Look For in Home Renovation Contracts

January 15, 2016

Jan 15, 2016

There are plenty of articles on the Internet and in magazines that focus on what customers should look for in contractors for their home renovation projects, but what about the ...

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What Contractors Should Know About Choosing Customers

January 02, 2016

Jan 2, 2016

A successful home remodeling project requires a combination of different factors. The design, the materials, the contractors, and the budget all have an important role to play. So it’s only ...

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Effective Tips for Finding the Right Tiling Contractor

October 10, 2015

Oct 10, 2015

Architects are an unusual breed; we’re not quite engineers and we’re not quite interior designers. It is, therefore, sometimes understandably confusing when those outside the profession try to ask us ...

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How to Think Like an Architect

October 08, 2015

Oct 8, 2015

Architecture is a fascinating profession – it requires artist-level creativity, practical knowledge, and exceptional project management skills, among other qualities. Whether you want to better understand the profession of the ...

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Must-Know Five Things About Architects

September 29, 2015

Sep 29, 2015

Whether you’re adding to your existing house or considering a whole new development, it’s important to effectively communicate your expectations and desires with your architect. The preferences you have for ...

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How to Develop House Plans With an Architect

August 29, 2015

Aug 29, 2015

Whether you’re simply wanting to install a new can light or you’re gearing up for a full-on renovation, odds are that you’re going to need a professional electrician to lend ...

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Five Tips for Finding a Reputable Electrician

August 22, 2015

Aug 22, 2015

If you’re planning a home renovation, the days ahead until the project is over can be stressful and expensive. Unless you have chosen a design-build solution for your remodeling project, ...

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Pro Tips for Choosing the Right Contractor

August 11, 2015

Aug 11, 2015

The process of hiring a contractor, and the right one, for your home remodeling is critical. However, many first time home renovators find the bidding process difficult. To be honest, ...

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How to Get Bids on Your Home Renovation (The Easy Way)

July 30, 2015

Jul 30, 2015

Making your home look exactly the way you want it to can be a challenge. Selecting the materials that bring your vision to life isn’t as easy as it sounds, ...

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What Do I Need to Know about Hiring an Interior Designer?

February 09, 2015

Feb 9, 2015