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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Are You Busy?
A very nice woman stopped by the Contemporary Farmhouse project in Sherborn today. After she drove on the grass to get around the 2 cars blocking the "do not enter the construction site this way sign" she popped out of her car and asked about the project and said she was in the market for a builder and wanted to stop by. We chatted for a few minutes and then she asked, "Are you … [Read more...] about Are You Busy?
Remodel or Tear it Down
As a design build remodeling contractor, I often get asked by potential clients if it would make more sense to just tear down their existing house and start from scratch. This question usually comes after they realize how much their remodel is actually going to cost. Most of the time the answer is simple. As a homeowner, the cost to tear down (which is most likely valued … [Read more...] about Remodel or Tear it Down