BUDGETING YOUR PROJECTConstruction Contracts: What to Know About Estimates vs. Bids
Understanding how contractors bill for services can help you keep costs down and your project on trackFull Story
BUDGETING YOUR PROJECTConstruction Contracts: What Are General Conditions?
Here’s what you should know about these behind-the-scenes costs and why your contractor bills for themFull Story
WORKING WITH PROSYour Guide to a Smooth-Running Construction Project
Find out how to save time, money and your sanity when building new or remodelingFull Story
WORKING WITH PROSConstruction Contracts: How to Understand What You Are Buying
Learn how plans, scope of work and specifications define the work to be completedFull Story
BUDGETING YOUR PROJECTDesign Workshop: Is a Phased Construction Project Right for You?
Breaking up your remodel or custom home project has benefits and disadvantages. See if it’s right for youFull Story
BATHROOM MAKEOVERSReader Bathroom: Owners Bid Farewell to Orange Florals and Shag
These DIY-ing homeowners ditch the 1970s floral toilet seat for more calming neutralsFull Story
LIFEThe Polite House: How Can I Tell a Construction Crew to Pipe Down?
If workers around your home are doing things that bother you, there’s a diplomatic way to approach themFull Story
WORKING WITH PROSHow Much Does It Cost to Hire a General Contractor?
General contractors may charge for pre-construction services and offer fixed-price or cost-plus construction contractsFull Story