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When you’re hiring contractors to handle a home improvement job, you face several important decisions. One of the key considerations to weigh is whether to hire a professional and licensed contracting team or to hire a handyman to try and cut costs. Many homeowners looking to trim their budget by hiring someone under the table end up paying someone without any license or certifications. Too often, these discount contractors have very limited knowledge of building codes.
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With fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to start thinking about fall home remodeling projects. If you’re looking for home remodeling ideas that significantly add to your home’s value, it can be hard to know where to begin. With all of the fantastic home remodeling programs on streaming video these days, you can get plenty of great ideas from adding skylights to creating a grand entrance.
Summer is in full swing, and here in Minnesota, that can mean beautiful sunny days as well as the occasional heavy storm. When the strong winds blow and the hard rains fall, high-performance siding, windows, and roofing work to protect your home and everyone inside of it. But even the most durable home construction materials can be impacted by the strongest of summer storms. Impact damage from hail and debris and water infiltration can lead to further damage down the road if not immediately addressed.
It’s summertime, and that means fun in the sun with your kids, parties on the back patio with friends and neighbors, and long, sunny days to enjoy time with the people you love. Both those long days are also great for something else: home improvement projects! That’s why summertime is the ideal time to make upgrades to your home and address any home repair issues you’ve been putting off during the cold winter months.
During the summer months, you probably don’t think about your fireplace or chimney very often. But you should. Even though your chimney isn’t currently in use, fall is just around the corner. Summer is the ideal time to have your chimney serviced, so any problems that arise can be addressed before you need to use your chimney. After all, no one wants to be stuck with a chimney repair in the cold of winter.
If you’re looking for ways to add value to your Minnesota home, it can be tough to know where to begin. Do you remodel your kitchen? Add new windows? One of the most dramatic ways to completely alter your home while adding value is by adding a custom carpentry project.