7 Essential Ways to Protect Yourself When Hiring a Contractor

Get at least three bids.  Price is not the only consideration, but it’s pretty important….obviously. 🙂 Have a detailed conversation about the job with the contractor. Follow it up with a written description of the agreed upon work. Set a written payment schedule that is based upon scheduled milestones in the project.  Do not pay … Read more7 Essential Ways to Protect Yourself When Hiring a Contractor

Does DIY Really Help Your Budget? Maybe…or Maybe Not.

How is saving $5 going to help me? Have you ever heard the phrase, “In all things, balance”? If not, remember it. It’s the best advice you will ever receive. It applies to nutrition, fitness, relationships, and my favorite thing – BUDGETS! Just like with every other thing, balance means different things to different people. … Read moreDoes DIY Really Help Your Budget? Maybe…or Maybe Not.