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Why Do Contractors Cost So Much?

Why Do Contractors Cost So Much?

People often ask me, “Why do contractors cost so much? How can they possibly justify those prices??” Usually, this question comes from a handy homeowner – someone who’s done a lot of work to their own house. If you remodeled your powder room for $1,800…

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The Client’s Guide to Being Pushy

The Client’s Guide to Being Pushy

In addition to the services I expected to provide as an architect – drawing, modeling, product research, etc. — I find I give a lot of social and psychological advice. Renovations bring out the best in people. And since that last sentence is written and…

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