Posted on 7/5/2015 3:23 PM By Rich Savino
When the weather turns warmer and summer arrives, homeowners naturally begin thinking of home improvements … an extra bedroom, a two-car garage, and a sunroom. But a big dream can become an exhausting nightmare if you do not do your homework first. Before you allow anyone onto your property or hire someone to hammer a nail, the smartest advice an insurance agent can tell you is, take the time to do some preliminary investigating.
A good friend began a major renovation on a historic home. He hired a contractor based on a referral and began discussing the scope of the project. One element that was included in the restoration was the replacement of the homes multitude of custom windows.
Eighteen semi-custom Kolbe windows were ordered for the home at a price of almost $30,000. At the end of the contractor’s workday, the supplier arrived to deliver the windows. One of the workers on the job site, instructed the deliveryman to stack the windows on the side of the house until the n ...