The New York Times wrote an interesting article on The Allure of the Tool Belt. We’re not so sure we agree with everything that’s been said. If a relationship is in trouble, the contractor isn’t more likely to be involved in an affair anymore than a co-worker or anyone else. We understand the reasoning behind the allure of the capable and “fix-it” man but it also takes a contractor willing to risk losing his job and possibly more by getting involved with his client. Like any work situation it’s best to keep it professional.
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Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.