Sandy Griffis is the Executive Director of Yavapai County Contractors Association. For more information visit: https://ycca.org
As a trusted resource for our local contractors, tradesmen and citizens in our communities, I often receive phone calls and/or emails from business owners unrelated to the trades or construction and more directed to business operation and management.
This past week there were three phone calls relating to “water hammers” and three phone calls asking about how to replace broken garage door windows. Let’s talk water hammers first.
There have been several calls over the past month from homeowners inquiring about various remodeling components to improve their home.
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This last weekend, our guest on “Hammer Time” (YCCA’s talk show on KQNA) was the delightful Christy Board, our area’s Certified Bath and Kitchen Designer.
The Thanksgiving holiday, above all others, brings to my mind so many different thoughts.
Last week we received a call from a homeowner who was interested in installing a heated driveway.
Contracting without a license can have a variety of negative consequences for the person or persons who engage in it.
We are approaching our winter weather, and from experience our weather can take a toll on more than just our cars and our attitudes. Concrete walks, driveway, steps all take a pounding from the elements and the deicing chemicals that we apply.
We recently moved to Yavapai County from Maine and are not sure what to expect for winter preparation here in the “desert.”
We were out the other evening and heard the term universal design being discussed at a table.