How often as contractors do we go do to look at a job and we can tell right away that the homeowners are not interested in our work. Homeowners often ask for bids or estimates for a variety of reasons that do not include having you complete the work. They often only want to price [...]
I am guessing the contractor ordered the window wrong. They installed a casement window where it should be a xo slider. You can see the weep holes on the left side of the window. The panel barely stays in place and does not slide very well. That could be because it was built [...]
I recently delivered a quote for a retail remodel that included a specific scope of work and included a few allowances. As usual, in the post-HGTV era, the final amount and estimated time were both more than doubled what was anticipated by the owner. “Why can’t you remodel a kitchen for $12,000 over the weekend? [...]
We recently installed this Noritz tankless water heater. It is a condensing unit which mean we are ale to use PVC for the venting material. The specs call out for a 3/4 inch gas line but the city wanted to see a 1 inch gas line direct from the meter. Just a [...]
This Panasonic drill Panasonic EY6432GQKW 15.6-Volt 3.3Ah NiMH 1/2-Inch Cordless Drill/Driver Kit
caught my eye in an email from ebuild.com. This isn’t a real review since I do not own any tool from Panasonic. My eye was drawn to this tool because it looks like an item that would be purchased from Harbor Freight [...]
Real World Contractor is a open book look into a residential remodel company. The company is small but with big ambition. I am the owner of the company and write this as a helpful resource to other contractors or looking to become contractors.
I have read books, joined associations, attended seminars, webinars and tradeshows, all [...]