Extraordinary effort should be the execution of good planning Results are typically valued above all else with good reason. Although the value of effort shouldn’t be over looked, at least in some situations. When it comes to the construction of houses, solid design and building practices carried out by skilled tradesman should result in a well built structure. When known … [Read more...] about Going Above and Beyond
Not all things blend well Oil and water, a classic analogy for anything doesn't combine well or at all. Like personalities and substances. With materials (and with people), combining certain substances (personalities) can form a volatile mix. Most people know not to blend house hold bleach and ammonia because they produce a toxic gas. Mixing vinegar and baking soda also … [Read more...] about Creating a Bad Reaction
Rubber stamped; a phrase that characteristically has a negative connotation meaning an action or product hasn’t been scrutinized for quality, safety and or appropriateness. On the converse side, a stamp or marking can mean that exactly those qualities are present. Construction material ratings and standards are very helpful, providing consistency and a level of safety when a … [Read more...] about Stamp of Approval
Getting tied up has its advantages We have all been there, done that, seen it, got the T shirt. A meltdown, conniption, temper tantrum. Frustration boils over and you or your child or your parent, becomes an uncontrolled, spewing Mount Vesuvius of rage. When one reaches this point, it is said they are fit to be tied. While I can't say I reach that point during a home … [Read more...] about Fit to Be Tied
All that glitters is not gold It makes good sense to freshen a house up when selling. Painting and doing some general maintenance prior to listing will help attract buyers. This same tactic is also employed by the Flipper. That word, Flipper, at least in my circle, has taken on a negative connotation. Too often, the pretty and glittery house the Flipper is selling, has … [Read more...] about Did They Think No One Would Notice?