How to Hire a Contractor

Submitted by Betsy Muse on Fri, 04/05/2013 – 08:16

This past year a storm blew a small amount of trim off the front of our home. Usually, I like to repair things myself, but this would involve a tall ladder since the piece of trim reached the upper peak of our second story. Not only do we not own a ladder that tall, but I don’t plan to climb a ladder that tall. My days of daredevel stunts are long behind me! You can read about my misadventures with hiring a contractor at
Big thanks to TB over at BlueCollarWorkman. He writes regularly about personal finance from a blue collar workman’s perspective and he is always entertaining.