Monthly Archives: May 2012

Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 6 of 6)

(. . . continued from Part 5) Which contractor am I most comfortable with . . . If a new potential bidder shows up later to ask if they can bid on the project, remember all of the research and … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 5 of 6)

(. . . continued from Part 4) Does something ‘lurk’ behind the shininess? 24. Does the contractor have a safety program in place? Again, a safety question here.  It’s also a regulatory requirement.  I have had a safety program in … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 4 of 6)

(. . . continued from Part 3) It also tells a bit about how they run the business. 15.  Is the person you first meet with the one who will be on the job everyday, or running the project for … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 3 of 6)

(. . . continued from Part 2 ) I have been hired too many times to finish up other contractors’ work . . . 7.   Did the contractor return your initial contact in a timely fashion (usually within 24 hours) … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 2 of 6)

(. . . continued from Part 1 ) So, whenever you’re ready to find a remodeling contractor  . . . The second item is: you’ll want to determine who might be a good fit to do your remodel project, before … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 1 of 6)

“. . . the whole remodel process involves a lot of homework on your part” Bear with me as this is a lengthy presentation, but I believe a very strategic and important one for you as a homeowner.  You are … Continue reading

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