I still remember it like yesterday, my partner in crime was talking to a whole bunch of suits – “While we tried to eliminate most of the TLA’s, three letter acronym’s, there are still a few we can’t get around, so if you have a question about one, please feel free to stop us & […]
FAQ’s on Infrared Thermography
As many of you know or have seen, we at SLS Construction & Building Solutions LLC are now offering Residential, Commercial, & Industrial Infrared Thermographic Inspections throughout Illinois. This has led to a few questions that we thought we would try to answer all in one place. In layman’s terms, what is Infrared Thermography? It […]
LEAD FAQ’s – To Test or Not to Test – that is the question
As the property owner you have a question you should seriously consider, due to the increased costs of the EPA’s RRP rules, should I get my house or areas that are being worked on tested for lead, or should everyone just assume lead is present and proceed accordingly? In order to start answering that question, […]
Insurance Claim FAQ’s
FAQ’s on Tree Damage, Full Replacement Value Policies, I found the contractor I want – but the insurance company wants me to get 3 estimates? […]
Who & what is NARI and this Code of Ethics you mention?
The goal of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is to help homeowners find the right professional partner to do their remodeling. Whether it is updating a kitchen to make it more efficient, turning an ordinary bathroom into a haven of rest and relaxation, or adding a room to meet the needs of a growing family, NARI wants each homeowner to get the maximum value or enjoyment for the dollars they invest in their remodeling.
What is Green Building?
It seems like everywhere you turn – people are talking about building or remodeling green. Well what is it exactly? […]
Should I hire a contractor or can I do it myself?
Should you attempt that next Home Improvement Project yourself, or would it be a better choice to hire a remodeling professional? This simple quiz originally was created by NARI and is not meant to scare you or push you into hiring a contractor, but to help you make an informed decision on your best option. It is only 17 simple yes or no questions […]
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