how to hire a good contractor

How to Find a Good Contractor

The hardest part about a home renovation is how to find a good contractor you can trust to do the job. We recently completed two bathroom renovations, so we compiled the following list of key takeaways on how to find a good contractor: How to Find a Good Contractor Ask for references – Specifically, ask …

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Save Money on Home Renovations

We saved thousands of dollars on our bathroom renovations. Back in 2020, we moved into a 1950s rambler and immediately knew we wanted to renovate both bathrooms. When COVID hit, everyone and their mother started doing renovations to their homes. Renovation prices started to skyrocket and, because of this, we decided to wait it out. …

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Get $125 from the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

In the Fall of 2017, Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies, announced a data breach that exposed the personal information (names, social security numbers, birth dates, etc) of 147 million people. Earlier this week, Equifax agreed to a global settlement which includes up to $425 million to help people affected by the data …

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The Cost of a Puppy – Our First Year

Everybody loves puppies. How can you not love a ball of fluff that is always happy to see you? Three months after we got married last summer, we decided to take the next step and buy a Mini Golden Retriever! #Basic. As much as we love our puppy Riley, and we would do it all …

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Debt Payoff Methods – Which One Should You Choose?

Everyone can relate to the fact that debt is far too easy to accumulate and way too hard to pay off. Whether it’s a mountain of student loans, credit card debt, auto loans, or a mortgage, debt payoff can feel nearly impossible. It’s a drag on your current and future life all at once. According …

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