A Flat Tire At A Clean Worksite

I make a strong effort to keep my worksites clean and tidy. I know it is a hassle for a customer to have to pick up after a remodel. However, sometimes the smallest debris can cause big problems. I noticed that I was losing air on one of my vehicle’s tires, and...

Protecting The Customer’s Property

Some people shop for price, others shop for value. Those that are only concerned with price will often find that their completed job is not done to their satisfaction. There are other considerations when determining what contractor you want to use. Some contractors...

Attaching Grab Bars In A Shower

Grab bars can add a measure of safety to a shower or tub, but they must be attached properly to insure that they are solidly connected to the wall. Ideally, it is best to screw them directly into the wall studs, but this isn’t always possible. However, you can...

A Good Way To Stain A Door

I’m remodeling a bathroom in Naperville, and the customer wanted the old swinging door converted to a pocket door. A new door was purchased and then stained to match the original doors. Time had changed the stain color of the original doors, and the new door had...

How To Frame A Shower Bench And Curb

One of the advantages of remodeling a bathroom is that you get to refine the shower to your needs. Having a bench in the shower gives you a space to sit, or position where you can raise a leg for easier shaving. It does take extra work to construct a bench, but that...