General contractors are the backbone for any home improvement or remodel job.  They typically will pull permits, hire subcontractors, and outline the project to keep costs within budget.

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You can learn more about contractors, general contracting, hiring contractors, as well as general repairs, handyman work, DIY projects and more. It's recommended to get at least 3 quotes before hiring a contractor or signing any contract.  Always check with local agencies for proper licensing and permits.

white refaced kitchen cabinets
Cabinet Refacing/RestorationRemodeling - Home
Replacing cabinets can eat up a big chunk of your kitchen remodeling budget. Check out these tips, regardless if you plan to replace, reface or refinish.
Using smaller one or two square inch tiles on the floor of your shower can reduce slipping, says Keithly. (Photo courtesy of Ideal Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electrical)
Remodeling - Home
One improvement currently gaining momentum is removing a tub that is rarely used and replacing it with a shower, creating a safer showering environment.
basement kitchen remodel with stove and subway tile for family
Remodeling - RoomRemodeling - Home
Unless you’re in the process of building your dream home, most likely you have a project “to-do” list posted somewhere in your house.
handicap accessible ramp
Remodeling - RoomRemodeling - HomeHome Healthcare - Medical Equipment & ServicesHome Healthcare - Disability Equipment & ServicesHome Healthcare - Independent Living
If you need to remodel your home for accessibility, follow this advice from financial and tax pros to get the most return on your investment.
green home gym basement
Remodeling - BasementsFitness - EquipmentRemodeling - Home
A below grade upgrade with 1,600 square feet of “wow”
 
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