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Construction curveball? Don’t forget the change order

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bathroom remodels often include change order requests
For this bathroom remodel, the customer requested modifications to the original contract that precipitated a change order. (Photo courtesy of Criner Remodeling)

An addendum to the original contract, change orders ensure that both the service provider and customer sign the dotted line before making changes to a job.

Is your energy efficient, green house harming your health?

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LEED-certified green houses must meet ventilation standards to reduce indoor pollutants. (Photo courtesy of the USGBC)
LEED-certified green houses must meet ventilation standards to reduce indoor pollutants. (Photo courtesy of the USGBC)

Experts say a push for energy efficiency carries a cost to human health, in some cases, like when sealed houses exacerbate asthma. How to go green and be well.

Worst pest infestations: 5 exterminators tell tales

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German cockroaches are the most difficult to eliminate, experts say. (Photo courtesy of National Pest Management Association)
German cockroaches are the most difficult to eliminate, experts say. (Photo courtesy of National Pest Management Association)

Four out of five exterminators agree: The worst infestation they've ever seen as pest control experts involved the rapidly reproducing German cockroach.

What should you expect with a remodeling consultation?

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Matt Schuckman, of Olympia Stone in Indianapolis, shows a customer counter samples. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)
Matt Schuckman, of Olympia Stone in Indianapolis, shows a customer counter samples. (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)

Interested in a bathroom remodel or kitchen remodel? Know what to expect before you start a remodeling consultation, to get the results that work for you.

How social media impacts real estate

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Social media is one of many marketing techniques available to real estate agents and their clients. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Kirby R., of New Braunfels, Texas)
Social media is one of many marketing techniques available to real estate agents and their clients. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Kirby R., of New Braunfels, Texas)

If you’re in the real estate market and think Facebook, Twitter or Google can help, find out what our highly rated Realtors say about utilizing social media.

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