Home Owner Repairs vs Contractors


This week we look at what types of repairs are great for homeowners who want to really get into the work of maintaining their home, versus those instances when a contractor might be the best person for the job. We also discuss how to vet a contractor.

W.hat T.he F.ail

A recycled deck, improperly installed.
No ledger board. Deck is screwed to the siding using lag bolts.
Once upon a time this deck was supported by nice, large timbers (upper right) – now it’s held by a string of 2x4s (lower left).


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