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“A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.” Knowing what questions to ask siding contractors will help you choose the firm that is best suited for you and your home.
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So you're in the market for insurance for your contracting business? It's very easy to make a mistake that will cost you thousands of dollars. You may have learned what I am about to tell you if you've bought insurance before, or maybe not. However if you've never bought business insurance this should be a must read before you sign any dotted lines. I have purchased at least 4
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When you need to hire a contractor for your heating and air conditioning needs, do your homework! Here are some questions you should definitely ask to make s...
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Understand how a warranty protects homeowners from shoddy work — and builders from being liable for their work for forever and a day
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When it comes to choosing a residential roofing contractor, it's important to select an experienced contractor who can give your roof the quality it needs to keep your family and personal belongings safe from the outside elements. When...
6 Tips for Choosing a Roofing Contractor
Knowing which roofer to hire can be a challenging and confusing task. One highly rated provider shares six tips to help make the selection process easier.
How the IRS Classifies Independent Contractors
The Internal Revenue Service scrutinizes the use of contractors carefully, so don't let worker-classification rules trip you up or you could wind up extra taxes, penalties and interest. Here's how to avoid tax problems with 1099 workers.
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Jeremy Jackson from Jackson & Leroy construction company tells how involving an architect on a remodeling job impacts the project large or small.
3 Types of General Contractors (& How to Choose One)
Love or hate contractors, working with them is necessary when you're in real estate. Learn how they differ - and how to choose the best for your projects.
Contractor Tips: Top 10 Home Remodeling Don'ts
Help your home renovation go smoothly and stay on budget with this wise advice from a pro
How To Spot A Home Repair Scam And Contractor Fraud
Contractor fraud and home repair scams are all too commonplace. No matter how many reviews you’ve read online, follow these rules to avoid being ripped off.
Top 600 Specialty Contractors Had a Good Year
The construction market has been growing steadily for the past six years, and, for large specialty contractors, things are looking up. But there are some clouds on the horizon, such as staff shortages in the field and in management and uncertainties about the upcoming presidential election. However, right now, specialty contractors have a lot to be pleased about.The state of the market can be seen in the results of this year’s ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors list. As a group, the Top 600’s…
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Learn how to pick the best contractor for your home project and not get stuck with someone who will end up cheating you out of your hard earned money.
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Contractors might have a bad rap -- but it IS possible to find some high quality individuals to add to your team. Get expert tips here!
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Not sure how to go about hiring a trusty snow removal contractor? Before you start your search, check out this advice.
10 things contractors won’t tell you
Your relationship with your contractor could make or break your home-improvement plans; here’s how to tell the good allies from the bad apples.
5 Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor
Getting ready to hire a contractor? HouseLogic lists 5 essential questions to ask candidates to help you hire the best remodeling contractor.