The Life Expectancy of House Components

The life expectancy of housing components varies depending on the following factors: 1. The level of maintenance 2. The weather and climate conditions 3. The intensity of use 4. The quality of installation Many times the components of homes may have a life that is longer than their obsolescence because of changing styles, efficiency in Read More »

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Balancing Your Investment in Home Improvements for Today’s Decrease in Home Values

It is difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel sometimes. What I am referring to is, we are in a depressed economy, and most of us have cut back on much of our spending. This is particularly true for those who have homes and don’t feel comfortable spending money while they Read More »

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Should I Remodel My Home?

Should I remodel my home now or wait and what should I know about getting an estimate from a licensed general contractor? This topic will be spread over three separate but equally important parts. The first is the budget, second is the scope of the project and third is the contractor’s estimate. The Budget Budget by definition is “the Read More »

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