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10 Tips to Finding a Reliable Home Renovation Contractor

August 14, 2018

It’s not easy to find a reliable home contractor for property upgrades, whether big and small. As a homeowner, you aren’t just worried about keeping projects on-budget and on-schedule. You also want a home contractor who is dependable and reputable, and who has many years of experience completing the type of property upgrade you have in mind.

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Contractor Spotlight: Energy Remodeling

March 20, 2017

Energy Remodeling, a solar company and green home solutions provider, prides itself on quality. The company uses American-made solar panels and offers a 10-year labor warranty to back up its workmanship (compared to the market standard of two years).

"Our panels also have a 25-year linear warranty—that’s about as good as it gets,” says Ed Zumstien, associate vice president of sales. While solar systems are Energy Remodeling’s “bread and butter” the company offers an array of services, from cool roofs, HVAC systems, and windows, to artificial grass and insulation.

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Contractor Spotlight: Rooter Hero

March 8, 2017

Rooter Hero, a plumbing and drain cleaning company based out of California, has a history dating back to the Great Gatsby era.

In 1922, president Mike West’s grandfather, James, borrowed on his insurance policy; bought a plumbing truck and opened a modest store. Eight years later, amid the Great Depression, James bought a store in L.A. to display appliance and plumbing fixtures, and business continued to thrive over the next three decades.