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Are Renovations an Asset or an Expense?

Renovating the old bathroom or kitchen is an expensive undertaking while upgrading your electrical service might be essential to bring your service up to code. These renovation expenses are part of the cost of homeownership. But are they an asset or an expense? Renovations to …

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Here’s What To Expect When Renovating an Old House

When renovating an old house, don’t be fooled by its charm—it’s almost inevitable that you’ll run into underlying problems at some point. Fortunately, most issues may be remedied with the help of renovation professionals so that you can get the place looking as good as …

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Do You Need a General Contractor To Renovate?

You’ve watched several home renovation videos and even completed a few simple projects.  You’d like to do a full renovation, and you have an idea of what you want to be done.  If you want to renovate your home, do you need a general contractor? …

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Is It Cheaper To Hire a Contractor?

It’s tempting to do a home improvement project yourself instead of hiring a professional because you think you can cut a good percent of your expenses. But is it worth all the effort? Or will it ultimately be cheaper to hire a contractor? It’s cheaper …

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Why Does Your Drywall Mud Bubble?

Bubbles in drywall mud aren’t only unsightly and annoying, but it often seems like they’re impossible to prevent. Whether you’re a skilled tradesperson or someone doing DIY work on their home on the weekend, you may be wondering to yourself, “why does my drywall mud …

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How To Fix Sagging Vinyl Siding (Step-by-Step)

Vinyl siding does more than just making your home’s exterior look good. It keeps your house watertight and keeps pests, fungi, mold, and mildew at bay. Because of that, when your vinyl siding loosens or sags, it’s best to fix it immediately so you don’t …

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Do You Need Building Permits in Rural Areas?

Building permits are a requirement in almost every city and county in the U.S., but there are some areas where you won’t need one. You may be wondering – particularly if you live in a rural area – if it is possible to start a …