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What to Know Before Calling a HVAC Pro

Here’s what you need to know before hiring an HVAC contractor.

How to Find and Hire an Electrician

Here’s what to look for to find a qualified home electrician familiar with the type of work you want done.

Adding Attic Insulation

Can you blow insulation over existing insulation? How much is enough? We answer these questions and more.

How to Find and Hire a Qualified Plumber

Even small leaks can lead to big repairs. Here’s what you should know before hiring a plumber.

Working with an Interior Designer

Hiring a good interior decorator for your next project will save you lots of time as well as a few headaches

Keeping the Dust Down

Dealing with the inevitable dusty mess that's a part of nearly every remodeling project

Not All Painters Are Pros

To get the quality paint job you're paying for, ask these questions and make sure your contract is very specific.

How to Repair Water-Damaged Siding

Replace water-damaged siding with fiber cement

What to Consider When Buying Skylights

Even a small skylight can make a big difference in a dark room.

Leakproof Flashing

Surefire ways to keep water from getting in around your chimney