Make sure that you can identify when it’s time to call in a professional contractor. This article offers insight into some of the most popular do-it-yourself projects and identifies which projects are best left to a professional.
When building your own home through use of a contractor, add a clause to the contract that gives the builder a bonus for finishing on time and on budget. This clause will encourage your builder to do a good job in the time allotted, and can save you a lot of headaches due to missed deadlines and extended budgets.
Take the time to make every project your own, instead of simply copying what someone else has done. Include personal touches to any home improvement project.
Put in an outdoor motion detector for your outside lighting. This way the lights will only be on when they are activated and not all day or all …