If you’ve decided to hire a builder to be a general contractor, site supervisor, or even a consultant for the construction of your new house, there are a whole slew of questions that you’ll want to ask him before you commit to working with him. There’s the basic list of questions that you’ve probably heard before. These are questions that most people ask when they are vetting, or investigating, a builder. I bet you can guess many of them:
Are you licensed and insured?
How many years have you been building?
What kind of warranty do you offer?
How do you handle change orders?
So, there are also a few other questions that I came across last week that go beyond what the average homeowner typically asks. This list of questions is from one of my favorite websites, energyvanguard.com. That blog post was called “10 questions to ask your prospective builder.” We’ll cover 9 or those 10 question today.
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I know what you’re thinking… Really, Michelle? A full mini lesson on kitchen sinks? White or stainless steel. What else is there to think about? What’s the big deal?
Well, even if, like me, you don’t cook most days of the week, you do probably use your kitchen sink every single day, and probably several times a day.
The kitchen sink is one the hardest working fixtures in the entire house. So, we need to choose the best sink for our kitchen routine and our kitchen design.
Some sink materials are tougher than others. Taking the time to become familiar with different sink features and materials will help you find a sink that will make your kitchen look great and function well. This week we’ll go over the pros and cons of the most common kitchen sink materials, then I’ll give you a few tips for choosing the best sink size and style for your home and habits. Plus we’ll go over our Pro Term: Farmhouse sink.
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Learning about kitchen faucets probably won’t be the most exciting thing you do today, but it’s important that we get a basic understanding of the features we should be looking for. Because we use our kitchen and bathroom faucets so often, we’ll want to choose those that will last for a really long time without problems and that work with our house design and preferences. Here are 12 kitchen and bathroom faucet quick tips.
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