Category Archives: Industry News

5 Guidelines to Avoid a Bad Contractor Experience

In an industry where there is little barrier to entry and a lot of money to be potentially made, homeowners should take extra precaution when selecting a home improvement company to do work on their home.  Any individual can create … Continue reading

Why It’s Important to Hire a Licensed Contractor

Ever had a home improvement project done by an unlicensed contractor?  If it’s cheaper to hire an unlicensed contractor rather than a licensed contractor, is there really any difference? Although most homeowners who are in the market to do some … Continue reading

America’s #1 Roofing Manufacturer Now Offers Limited Lifetime Warranty on all its Laminated Roofing Shingles

If you haven’t heard already because you just started thinking about replacing your roof this Spring or Summer, we have good news for you in the industry. Effective the beginning of 2011, North America’s largest roofing and ventilation manufacturer, GAF, … Continue reading

Choosing the Right Firm for Your Project

When homeowners first start to think of their home improvement projects, they may not realize just how many kinds of options they have, the differences between them, and which option may best fit their needs. The following is a summary … Continue reading

So Many Types of Siding, Why HardiePlank?

Deciding on which siding material to use is a major decision because it is not only a major expense but also a major component to the exterior protection of your home from damage and inclement weather. With so many siding … Continue reading

Homeowners Welcome Mold Avenger: An Industrial Strength, Eco-Friendly Product

With the recent shift in the last few decades for safer and “greener” alternatives to potentially harmful household cleaning products, Mold Avenger may be welcomed by homeowners as a uniquely safe and effective cleaning product for their homes. Although used … Continue reading

Top 35 Popular Remodeling Projects Recoup on Average Over 60% of Cost at Resale

Ever wonder how much return on investment you get on that bathroom remodel project or exterior siding replacement to your home? According to the Remodeling 2010-11 Cost vs. Value Report*, homeowners can recoup on average over 60% of the cost … Continue reading

Make Sure Your Renovator is EPA Certified

Homeowners may not be aware of the new law passed by the Environmental Protection Agency on April 22, 2010, but in a series of new lead paint laws intended to make remodeling projects safer and more environmentally friendly, federal law … Continue reading

Install Windows Before 2011 to Get Tax Credit

With only a few months left in 2010, homeowners need to act fast on taking advantage of the Federal Energy Tax Credit available to them under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  Homeowners can take advantage of … Continue reading