Save Your Money By Being Your Own Handyman

So, now is the time. You want to enter the world of home improvement, right? Well, guess what -- now is the right time. Of course, wanting to make improvements and knowing exactly how to go about it are two different things entirely. Listed below are some tips that will help you get started with your home improvement plans.Don't agree on time constraints with the contractor that may cost you more money. A contractor might have reasons to want to do the job quickly. Their ulterior motive involves getting as much done in as little time as possible so they can go on to other work. If they're wanting overtime this can be bad, especially if you don't need it.Credit CardPay your contractor through credit card or check so that you'll be able to stop payment if you need to. If you make a down payment and the contractor skips out on you, you can cancel the payment. Your best bet is to pay with a credit card so that you can dispute any transaction even after it has gone through.When … [Read more...]