Change Your Lighting Change Your Look

Lighting is the single most dramatic change you can make to your home at the most affordable price. Yes, at a cost even less than painting a room. Just by replacing the lighting fixture in say, your bathroom, the room can take on a whole new look. And the best part is you do not […]

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How Much Does A Basement Remodel or Finish Cost?

Generally, when people talk about a basement remodel they really mean a basement finish. This differs a lot from a remodel in that we are adding new living space to the house that was not there before. The process is much different.  There mostly is no “demo” (demolition) phase to the project.  Just the building […]

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Where To Start ? – Let’s Do Some Updating

So your home needs a little updating does it?  In fact most rooms need to be updated and you don’t know where to start. First, we see a difference between updating and remodeling.  Although a remodeled bathroom is certainly an updated bathroom, updating can just be a coat of paint and perhaps some new, more modern […]

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Deferred Maintenance

It’s human nature to procrastinate, no question about it, and most of it is perfectly harmless.  But when you put off the maintenance stuff around the house it can cost you money. For example, that slow leak around the toilet may just be a leaky wax ring that would probably cost you less than a […]

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Painting Is Easy

When we are interviewing potential craftsmen to work with Handyman Hub in our home repair and remodeling business we ask them a lot of questions and we listen carefully to their responses.  One of those questions is how are you at interior painting? If their answer is something like “painting is easy, anybody can paint”, […]

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The Biggest Return in Home Remodeling? The Kitchen

The “experts” spend a lot of time trying to figure out how many of your remodeling dollars will be returned to you when you sell your home, on a room by room basis. They have even put a percentage of return on the various rooms in your home. It is common sense that the newer […]

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Hourly Rates vs Bid Pricing

We get calls asking, “what is your hourly rate?”  Frankly, that’s the wrong question.  The question should be, “how much will it cost me to get my project done?” Don’t you want to know what your home repair or remodel project will cost before engaging the services of a craftsman? The fact is that any […]

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Make Sure You Know Who You Are Inviting Into Your Home

Our Handyman Hub craftsman went to a customers home last week and was greeted on the way up the driveway by another “craftsman” leaving the home.  The other guy said to our craftsman “no need to crawl under the house the joists under the bathroom are rotted and need to be replaced”. Our Handyman Hub […]

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Why Is My Bathroom Tile Floor Cracking?

We get calls all the time from customer asking why is my tile bathroom floor cracking and can you fix it?  Well the second question is easy, almost anything can be fixed.  The first question about why is my tile floor cracking is a bit more difficult. Tile floors crack for a number of reason […]

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How Long Does it Take to Remodel a Bathroom?

When it comes to home repair and remodeling projects, the one question that is nearly impossible to answer is — how long does it take? It nearly every case, the answer we must give is always going to be… it depends. And no one wants to hear that. But we have to because there are […]

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