Never Settle for a Home You Don't Love

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Never Settle for a Home You Don't Love

When I was finally ready to purchase my first home after I graduated from college and found a stable job, I was on a tight budget. I settled for a house that was "good enough" for the time-being, but knew that in the future I would move to a larger one. Once I met my wife and she moved in, we thought about moving but loved the location of our home and had made great friends with the neighbors. For years, we thought we had "to settle" with the home we had since we didn't want to move, but recently, we decided to have several of our rooms remodeled. We are now in love with our home and think everyone should live in a home they love! We decided to start a blog to share what we learned about home construction and remodeling during the process!

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What To Look For In A House Raising Specialist

When having a house raised, you want to make sure you have only the best company doing this work for you. The house raising action itself largely determines how well your home will stand, regardless of the foundation the property rests on.

When you get a home raised, whether you have demolished a home already on your property and are starting anew or you have a new home that needs to be fully set up, you want to hire the right professional. Here are things to look for in a home raising specialist. These specialists are construction workers, so begin looking for the right company for the job you need by investigating contractors and construction workers in your area.

Here are things to look for in a house raising specialist. You will be able to use this guide when hiring this niche professional for your needs.


You can't continue with the construction process on your house until you have had the property properly raised. This means you need to hire a professional who is reliable in the work they do, when they claim they are going to do it, and how their work is achieved. You can tell if a company is reliable by how soon they return phone calls, how close to their initial estimate they are when they start talking final numbers, and by recommendations from family and friends in your area.

Special Skills

Do you have a house that is particularly large? A house that is very tall, or otherwise going to be non-traditional in its style? Then you need a professional house raising specialist who will give you the services you need without costing you a lot of money. Before hiring any home or residential contractor, ask if they have specific skills in house raising, and if so, what their favorite part of the process is. This will help you get a better idea of what kind of professional you are looking for.


Do you want to pay a contractor by the hours they put in or via a hard-money bid? Either option has its costs, so you need to find out if a house raising specialist will be affordable for you. You can do this by interviewing several people at once and compare skills to service charges. This will help you determine just what value you'll be getting out of the contractor that you choose. Make sure you select a budget for your project before choosing a home raising specialist.