Tips & traps for hiring a contractor

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There are plenty of do-it-yourself books on the market, but sound information about hiring and working with home improvement specialists is hard to come by. Written for homeowners who are hiring pros for large-scale home improvement, remodeling, and maintenance jobs, these titles feature visually appealing, easy-to-read layouts, and are packed with sidebars and callouts of special advice on how to hire a contractor.

Written by an author who is a licensed Master Plumber as well as a licensed Class A Builder with almost three decades in the construction field, each title features:

A focus on how to screen and hire home improvement pros Time and cost saving tips and techniques including cost estimating charts for materials and labor Advantages/disadvantages of various materials Site, design, planning, and maintenance considerations Explanations of different options, and the benefits and the drawbacks of each
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subject_facet Contractors -- Selection and appointment, Dwellings -- Remodeling
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