September 2009

Building and Remodeling is not a Commodity

I’ve been noticing ads lately regarding “real time price checking” and “price matching”. The culmination of internet shopping and big box stores has created a marketplace where comparitive price shopping is so quick and easy that the giant retailers are actually willing to do it for you. I guess this is a wonderful thing, after […]

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ServiceMagic(tm) Still Stinks

Some of you may have read my previous post concerning ServiceMagic(tm) and other online lead generation companies.  I just ran across a video on YouTube(tm) that really drives this point home. If you are looking for a home improvement contractor please do your homework on how to find a reputable contractor before you begin.  If […]

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New Remodeling Forum Takes Seed

I have spent quite a bit of time in the past few years contributing to and gaining knowledge from an online forum for construction professionals. I have fairly recently switched to a new forum called RemodelCrazy(tm) that was founded by several top notch remodelers I had met.  I would like to invite anyone who reads […]

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