decisions about remodeling your home is
difficult at best. In an effort to provide
you with objective, quality information that
we hope will be help you through the
process, we have developed our own series of
"professional advice" .
Just click the article
name to download any of the professional
advice -- they are all provided in Adobe
Acrobat (PDF) format for easy viewing and
How to Select a Professional Remodeling
An objective look at the process of
selecting a professional remodeling team,
and the types of issues to consider. Also
see "16 Questions to Ask" (below) which
offers a succinct bullet list of questions
to ask during your interviews, once you have
reviewed this article.
16 Questions to Ask
This document provides a short, sweet list
of 16 questions that any reputable
contractor would not shy away from. Please
make sure to also read the article above,
which provides more issues to consider when
hiring a professional contractor.
Living Through a Remodeling Project
Your home will be upside-down for a while.
Here are some practical tips for surviving
your home renovation with your sanity in
Updating Your Homeowner's Policy
Don't get caught short! This white paper has
valuable tips and thoughts to consider in
making sure you don't end up under-insured
after a major renovation.
How to improve your home's energy efficiency
with the ENERGY STAR program.
Remodeling and Financing
Your home is your single greatest
investment. Remodeling your home can help
build your financial well-being. This
article presents some tips and factors to
consider when deciding on financing options
for your project.
Cost vs. Value
Remodeling Magazine publishes their "Cost
vs. Value" Report each year by region and by
Get the 2008-2009 report here