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The following is information for contractors to use to help educate their clients.  These articles are intended as contractor resources. Please contact Ideal Consulting Services for more information or reprints of these articles.

Going Beyond the Basics for a Positive Remodeling Experience

Written by Lorraine Hart, Ideal Consulting Services, Inc. Published in the Houston Chronicle on  July 3o, 2017 Choosing the right professionals is more than just finding the remodeler or designer with the lowest price.  It is more important that the company you choose to work with is the right company for you. This article will

New Year’s Remodeling Resolutions Abound

Written by Lorraine Hart, Ideal Consulting Services Published in the January 1st, Sunday edition of the Houston Chronicle  Happy New Year! Now is the time for us to make our home remodeling resolutions come true. No matter where you are in the home remodeling planning process, it’s important that you set your expectations for your home

Relocate or Remodel

Written by Lorraine Hart, Ideal Consulting Services, Inc. The economic conditions of the past few years have thrown a monkey-wrench into plans and dreams for so many homeowners.  Unfortunately many of us have had to adjust our goals and re-plan our futures. With the real estate market in an unknown state, people are really nervous

Going Beyond the Basics for a Positive Remodeling Experience

Written by Lorraine Hart, Ideal Consulting Services, Inc. The original tragedy involved a family in upstate NY who decided to remodel their home by first enlarging their basement.  To make the basement usable, it was determined that two feet needed to be dug out.  To gain access to the basement, the contractor needed to lift

Why Now

Written by Lorraine Hart, Ideal Consulting Services, Inc. Sometimes we allow forces outside of us to dictate our decisions, plans and actions.  This has never been as true as it has been in this current economic climate.  Unfortunately some of our decisions, especially those based on fear, hurt us more than they help us.  Waiting

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