Posts Tagged ‘renovation’

Cheap DeWalt Tools – Buyer Beware!!!

June 29, 2009 3 comments

Independent tool suppliers generally offer cheaper DeWalt tools than the big box suppliers such as Home Depot or Lowes but you may find you’re still losing out. Some independents are simply unbundling DeWalt tools and selling them individually at a slightly lower price to capture your business. You may get your tool cheaper but maybe you wanted that extra freebie that they removed from the box.

I lost out on a $240 floor level because of one such unscrupulous supplier, KMS Tools.

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Mike Holmes – Love Him or Hate Him?

May 24, 2009 Leave a comment

It seems that every professional person I meet despises Mike Holmes whereas most homeowners revere him. As my own knowledgebase of renovation has vastly improved through watching his Holmes on Homes show over the past few years I haven’t changed my opinion. Even after completing a rather prolonged renovation of a kitchen, two bathrooms and most of the easy rooms I find nothing wrong with him, his knowledge or approach. It seems to fit in with other knowledge I’ve acquired through the Internet, DIY books. So why do professionals hate him? Read more…