Time and Material or Fixed Bid? If you are a homeowner looking to hire a contractor to do projects around your house, knowing which option is the best, is not always that clear. Let’s break it down Time and material is when you hire a contractor and agree to an hourly or daily rate for labor (this can be just 1 person or a whole crew) plus the cost for all materials … [Read more...] about Time and Material or Fixed Bid?
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Written by: Patrick Young Congratulations on beginning the journey of owning your own home! This will most likely be the largest purchase and one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. There are always important considerations whenever you begin house hunting, and your accessibility needs are surely among them. Educating yourself as much as possible before you get … [Read more...] about 3 Must Know Accessibility Tips for First-Time Home Buyers
If you own a home, hiring a contractor is one of life’s necessary evils and is pretty much unavoidable. My heart has a permanent ache for anyone that has to make that dreaded call for a home project or repair. After almost 20 years in the building and remodeling business, there is one thing I have learned, Keep your eyes open! No matter who comes through your door, with … [Read more...] about Avoid These 7 Types of Contractors
Remodeling in Belmont MA is expensive! As a design build contractor in the Belmont area I visit many clients and potential clients that want to remodel their home and have begun the process of looking for a general contractor or a design build company or an architect, but are soon discouraged when they find out just how much money it costs to undertake a renovation of any kind. … [Read more...] about Move or Remodel in Belmont MA