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When and Why to Hire a Home Professional: The Ultimate Guide to the DIY or Not to DIY Conundrum

There are many options available to people who are about to undergo a home improvement project. You can hire a general contractor, an architect, or a designer; you could get a handyman or just do it yourself. But which choice best suits each homeowner’s specific needs and interests? During our 7th Blog-Off, we asked our panel of over 50 home improvement experts to weigh in… The Expert Opinion: Things to Consider Before Deciding to Hire a Professional The biggest step towards deciding how you want your home improvement project to proceed is understanding the factors that are involved. Bill Riggs …

eLocal’s Blog-Off Series Moves to eLocal.com

eLocal’s Blog-Off series, which unites professionals in the home improvement industry, is moving to the company’s main portal site, www.eLocal.com. This is an effort to ensure eLocalPlumbers remains the best in class for plumbing advice. Moving eLocal’s Blog-Off to eLocal.com will allow for more diverse representation of home improvement issues. During the initial phase of finding professionals to be on our panel of experts, we never imagined the response would be as overwhelming as it was. We have almost 60 home improvement experts participating in our Blog-Off, including contractors, interior designers, manufacturers, and green builders. Having professionals from so many …

Introducing eLocal’s New Blog-Off Series: Meet Our Panel of Experts!

eLocal is thrilled to announce a new blog-off series that will bring bloggers and professionals together to discuss hot topics and exciting trends in home improvement. No more searching the web for the answers to your most pressing home improvement questions. This series gives homeowners information directly from the experts, while also creating a new forum for industry leaders to network and exchange ideas. Uniting the Home Improvement Industry During each bi-weekly blog-off, experts will answer specially selected questions that are relevant to their expertise. Those answers will be reviewed, distilled, and presented in a comprehensive article across eLocal’s network …