Hiring Contractors

March 11, 2016

Treat a Contractor Referral Like a New Hire

Contractor Referral When you have an issue with your house and you do not have a contractor to help you fix the issue, the best thing to do is get a referral.  It can be from a friend, Realtor, co-worker.  A referral is gold for three reason.

  • The contractor has done work, for ...
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Feb. 1, 2016

Our Renovation: Finding a Lender

Finding a lender and contractor go hand-in-hand.  We have talked about interviewing and hiring an architect and contractor.  The final piece before you start the renovations is finding a lender and identifying the right renovation loan program for your project.  There are tons of lenders in Atlanta, but not very many do renovation ...

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Jan. 22, 2016

Renovating My Home - Hiring the Right Architect

The next step in renovating a home is hiring the right architect.  Before we start on that, lets talk about my last blog.  In my last blog we talked about what needs to be done before you start the renovation process.

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Jan. 20, 2016

Our Renovation - Poured vs Block Foundations

We have found all the people we need to get the project done.  Now it is time to make decisions on different parts of the renovation.  When we had our plans drawn we had to have a basement.  This was due to the slope of the Poured vs Block Foundationsland.  We had a ...

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Jan. 6, 2016

Next Step in our Renovation: Hiring the Right Contractor

Hiring the right ContractorOK, so we hired the architect and had the plans drawn.  The next step for us was hiring the right contractor.  This can be one of the most frustrating processes.  It was frustrating at times, for a few reasons:

  • Contractors were all over the board for pricing on our project ...
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Nov. 19, 2015

5 Things to Do When Hiring a Painter

hiring a painter, things to do when hiring a painter, how to hire a painter, painting job, home painting, house painting, paint house, wall paint, hire painter, when to hire a painterA good paint job is worth its weight in gold.  Not just for how it looks but also the quality of paint and the application of it. The right painter can make the paint on the house last and look amazing.  Do your due diligence when hiring the right painter ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

How to Hire Contractors

How to hire contractors can be difficult and time consuming.  As in any profession, you have your good and your bad.  When you get a bad contractor it can be a very costly mistake.  Let me help you not make that mistake.  In order to hire the right person, you ...

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Sept. 23, 2015

How to Hire the Right HVAC Contractor

How long to keep the documentsHiring an HVAC contractor is a very important decision. Make sure to research and plan well.  Making the right decision could save you thousands of dollars. Making the wrong one, you know what could happen.  It could be very costly. So how do you hire the right HVAC contractor?

10 Steps ...

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