Home Remodeling Decisions Duration: 0:50 Determining your Equity in your home will determine how much to invest in your remodeling project. Rosie Romero, host of Hiring a Home Contractor, walks you through this process.
Home Energy Conservation Tips Duration: 0:51 Energy conservation tips to maximize the comfort in your home and save you money in the long run. Using proper attic insulation and ventilation, and air filters in your home.
Warning Signs of a Bad Home Contractor Duration: 1:9 Learn the warning signs before your project goes bad due to a poor home contractor. Don't send good money after bad money, educate yourself to look for these red flags.
Home Repair Done Alone Duration: 0:53 When doing home repair yourself start by calling a professional and find out the scope of work that is required for your project.
Winterizing your Home Under A Bad Economy Duration: 1:42 With a tough economy looming like the Grinch over this year’s holiday season, many people are looking for ways to ensure their homes are ready for the cold winter months in an effort to save money through energy efficiency.
Selecting a Home Contractor Duration: 1:29 When hiring a home contractor, see how long they have been in business and if they have a portfolio to look at before hiring.
Home Repairs Done Solo Duration: 2:34 Is it better to hire a home contractor that is knowledgeable about specific repairs, or try and save money by doing the work yourself?
Home Remodeling Advice Duration: 1:57 There are many aspects that go into putting a home remodeling together. Magazines and home shows do not put entry level product on display so be careful of prices.
Home Painting Tips Duration: 0:58 If your are looking to paint your home using a contractor, learn from the professionals on how you should prepare your project and some tips on how to evaluate what you need painted.
Additional Costs of Owning a Home Duration: 1:36 Often times transitioning from renting to owning a home, consumers forget the additional costs associated with home ownership. Learn what these costs are before making the leap.
Take Advantage of Energy Saving Tax Credits for Your Home Duration: 1:12 Home improvement season is here and Better Business Bureau is offering advice on how to take advantage of tax credits being offered by the Federal government while increasing home energy efficiency and helping the environment at the same time.
Act Now to Take Advantage of the First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit Duration: 1:18 Time is running out for first-time home buyers to take advantage of the $8,000 tax credit set aside for them this year as part of the economic recovery effort. Barring a time extension, people looking to cash in must purchase a home by November 30.