When a buyer signs up for a construction contract, there are two primary types of pricing models that the contract can follow. The fixed cost model gives a price upfront, taking into account an estimated cost of material and labor before the job begins. A cost plus pricing model does not establish a price prior to construction, requiring that the buyer cover the cost (whatever that may be) plus a set percentage profit upon completion. Read More →
A home should reflect the style and personality of its residents, even on the outside. While extensive home renovations can seem a little frightening, updating your home’s look doesn’t have to be an expensive, months-long project. These home exterior decorative accessories add charm and character, almost like accessorizing an outfit to get a whole new look. Read More →
Clean gutters are an integral part of maintaining your home, but it usually finds its way to the bottom of your priority list. The task can be a dirty, all-day event and most homeowners wait to clean their gutters only when a problem has already occurred. What is the best way to end clogged gutters? Keep them protected and prevent the problem before it starts.
The autumn season brings lower temperatures and changing colors. It is the precedent to family reunions, holiday food and new resolutions. With good tidings comes harsher weather and it is important to prepare your home exterior in order to survive the peak of winter conditions. Be sure to check for these home fall maintenance preps and improvements — they’ll make it easier to live comfortably throughout the wintry season. Read More →