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Preventing Home Improvement Disasters

Starting a home improvement project can be daunting for a homeowner that doesn’t have much construction experience. Questions like when to hire a contractor; how to tell a good contractor from a bad one; how much it’s going to cost and what permits are required can leave you feeling overwhelmed.

How much does a bathroom remodel cost?

There are numerous benefits of bathroom remodeling; improved aesthetics, safety, and comfort are just a few. Updating your bathroom also increases your home resale value, with a return on investment of up 80%. But bathroom remodels are often one of the most expensive renovations you can take on when it comes to square footage pricing. A lot of work goes into that small space!

Why Aren’t Vermont General Contractors Licensed?

When you hire tradespeople to work on your home, it’s fair to assume that they are trained and qualified to do the work. Unfortunately, in Vermont, this is not always the case. Only a limited number of trades are licensed by the state, and most construction trades are not on that list.

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Contractor Warranties: Protecting Your Investment

When you hire a contractor to build o remodel your home, you expect professional, quality work. But sometimes, after the job is complete and you settle into your new space, you start encountering signs of trouble – things like doors sticking, a fresh coat of paint peeling, or a crack appearing in your new foundation.

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DIY House Painting: Practical Tips & Mistakes to Avoid

House painting may be the most common DIY project for a homeowner. It only takes a few inexpensive tools to start the job and almost anyone can do it, right? Once you begin though, you may find there are several decisions you haven’t considered. If you want your paint job to look like the pros’, don’t overlook any of the following areas.

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