No time, money, or know-how to fix a household problem? In New York city we have Supers who are on call (usually) and hopefully can fix leaking faucets, broken radiators, or sticky doors, but homeowners are on their own and for smaller household fixes a certified or licensed contractor is […]
When planning your new home or an addition, the right architect can make or break the building process. The American Institute of Architects provides some helpful suggestions for selecting an architect.
There are many ways to find the right professional for your home improvement job. We always go with personal referrals but sometimes its hard to source for a contractor who has an obscure talent or you’re new to an area and don’t know anyone to ask. ServiceMagic has been around […]
Speedyplan has a great 3-part series on Building Your Home. Part 1 covers plannning ahead and making sure you have a good idea about almost every detail of your home before you speak to a contractor or architect. They will undoubtedly offer new ideas and suggestions and you make their […]
There comes a time when even the most capable DIY homeowners need to call for help. Whether it be for technical skill and know-how or physical labor, there are some projects that require the experience and eye of an expert. Finding these experts is no small task. Where do you […]