We’ve got a short series this week that explores the process of checking contractor references from our newest contributor, Deren Monday, who brings with him more than 10 years in the residential and commercial construction industry and is also a graduate in construction management. Checking References: The Most Critical Step […]
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Are all builders, architects, and developers on board with these house plan abbreviations? It might make life much easier for them and their clients.
If you’ve been reading C&H lately you’ll notice that we’ve become big advocates of Twitter which is the latest social network to gain mainstream traction. It operates like an open conversation and provides a bit of insight into friends, acquaintances, celebrities, as well as builders, designers, and house bloggers who […]
> Las Vegas has seen unprecedented growth for the past 20 years but this year the state of Nevada has dropped to 8th place on the list for growth with Utah taking the top spot followed by Arizona. What is more alarming is that new home prices have dropped to […]
New home developers are noticing an increase in demand for period architectural details that hearken to a historical style. Homeowners are requesting these homes in reaction to the run of the mill models that tend to look like McMansions.
According to the Wall Street Journal “About 600 Amish contractors or subcontractors work in at least a dozen states, a rapid increase over the past decade”. Homeowners are citing their craftsmanship and techniques used such as timber-frame building (which doesn’t use nails) as well as their timeliness and lower cost.
This video proves that builder rage is real. We definitely do not condone his tactics and putting people in harms way as they did is outrageous but I’m sure he’s doing what thousands of other contractors which they could do. Continue for the video.
The building process is a two-way street and relationships that start out great can quickly become strained and deteriorate when communication breaks down or expectations are not met. Plenty has been written about the crooked contractor but as with any service industry those providing the service can also vent about […]