Jobs that some contractors reject.

Let’s face it, most contractors want big jobs. Unfortunately, that leaves the little jobs undone. Sometimes folks will turn them into DIY projects, but the results can range from OK to a very homemade look. I like doing the big jobs too, but I also know that...

How To Patch A Hole In Drywall.

A customer asked me if I could patch some holes in his ceiling and walls. They had been created by a HVAC technician who was doing some exploratory work. In addition, he needed me to build an enclosure for a new vent that the HVAC tech put in. I’ll save that for...

Time For Family

As the owner of Gizmo Home Craft I not only have the benefits, but also the responsibilities of running a business. No work can mean no income. It is easy to fall into a practice of all work and no play in an effort to support my family. I know that my family needs me...

Working From Anywhere

As a general contractor you may think that most of my work involves swinging a hammer or examining blueprints. However, a lot of what I do involves paperwork. I like to be on the job site so I can supervise my sub-contractors. Because of this I need to be able to...

ProVia, You Get What You Pay For.

I installed a ProVia door for a customer 6 years ago. I like ProVia doors because they are made very well. However, even quality doors can develop problems, which is why you always want to buy a door with a great warranty. I was at that customer’s home doing...