How to Identify a “Handyman’s Handyman”

Old Furniture vs. New TV’s I like to say that a true Minnesotan is someone who heads north (typically, to their cabin) when they get a long holiday weekend or a few days off in January (“Head North, Young Man??”). So, what’s my definition of a “handyman’s handyman?” Someone (it could be a woman) who insists...
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The “What” — and “Who” — of Inspection Issues

“Work to be Done by a Licensed Contractor” Usually, inspection issues are all about “what”:  what is in disrepair; what documentation the Buyer has to substantiate any issues; and what the Buyer wants the Seller to do about it (fix it, or lower the selling price). But “who” can also be relevant — as in, “who...
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Home Repair Headaches

Home Depot Trip #23 You probably know if you’re cut out to be a handyman — and if you’re not. While I consider myself to be a smart individual, that doesn’t seem to be particularly helpful when it comes to replacing a broken storm window that’s been on my to-do list for the last few...
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