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This category displays examples and descriptions of past projects that we have completed. This should give you an idea of the quality of work to expect.

Banks Giving up on Property

By |March 31st, 2009|Exterior Projects|

Put yourself in the situation of a bank / lender. You have a piece of property in the City of Buffalo. It was purchased in 1991 for $39,900. You have a mortgage note of $57,378 on it and have foreclosed. The property has a present value of $12,000. If this wasn't backed by HUD, making [...]

Foreclosure listings in NY

By |March 18th, 2009|Exterior Projects|

One of the most common questions I am asked when discussing our local real estate market has to do with where you find foreclosure listings. There are a number of places to locate. Certain brokers specialize in foreclosures or REO properties (REO = Real Estate Owned). This refers to property owned by banks. The first [...]

Instructions on Hanging a Door

By |July 18th, 2008|Exterior Projects, Interior Projects|

I was recently contacted by a representative of the Masonite corporation about publishing some content that they are providing. It is something that most people who do basic renovation will eventually need to know. The following documents are instructions to hang/install interior doors, exterior entry doors, and patio doors. The instructions are pretty straightforward and [...]

Dryvit alternatives

By |December 14th, 2006|Exterior Projects|

I had a question recently about product alternatives for Dryvit or Stucco. If you have seen a new commercial building going up, or have seen a transformation of an older building, you have probably noticed some of the products used to create a completely new look for an old structure. A contractor out of AZ [...]