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This is an ongoing series of homeowner insight & advice on repairs, upgrades, & add-ons, sometimes do-it-yourself (DIY), sometimes not, chronicling what went well, what did not go so well and advice for the rest of us. Please feel free to submit your repair chronicle to the http://www.TNPBlog.com … we would love to hear your stories and advice. If you wish to submit, please follow this format: (Oh, and we reserve the right to edit and publish or not publish as we see fit. By submitting to the TNPBlog Repair Chronicles, you agree that we can edit or publish and/or not publish as we see fit.)
Q1. What was the scope of your project? [fix a leaky faucet, add a 2nd story]
Q2. What was the general budget (initial)? [do not have to disclose]
Q3. How close did you land on budget? [nailed it, doubled it, refused to add up the receipts, in denial]
Q4. $ for $, what was the best money spent?
Q5. $ for $, what was money not well spent?
Q6. If you had it to do over, what would you do differently?
Q7. Advice for the rest of us?
Q8. Was there a contractor, plumber, electrician, innocent bystander [fill in the blank] who deserves an oscar for best performance?
Q9. What’s next on your list?
Q10. Your name or alias? Your neighborhood?
[Please submit one .jpg photo of before or after or happy homeowners or foxy contractors or the perfect toilet etc]
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