With Your Contractor
People Are Saying About WWYC
years I have floundered around dealing with one contractor and then
another. This book explains what I need to know to better communicate
with them. I am now more confident and more successful with this
book by my side as a reference tool.
- Sarah Litchfield, Homeowner
glossary alone in this book is worth the entire price of the book.
It's a virtual encyclopaedia of building information in layman's
- Carol Pierce, homeowner (new-construction)
books I saw on the bookstore shelf seemed to assume all contractors
are dishonest or scams, and focused on getting you out of bad
Bershad takes the opposite approach by coaching you to find a reputable
contractor and helps you develop a trusting & professional
working relationship so there will be no problems, and
you'll be happy with the process and results."
thought I knew at least a little about hiring the services of building
professionals-- boy, what I found out that I didn't know after reading
about hiring contractors! Blaine Bershad is a great teacher!"
reading WWYC, I was hesitant about embarking on a remodeling project.
But now, armed with all this great information, I feel confident
in how to find, hire, and communicate with a builder."
- Richard Davies, condo owner,
"I used to be intimidated by construction industry people because
couldn't speak their language and didn't know anything about their
trade. After having just skimmed this book, now I'm feel like an
expert myself. Bershad's tone may be informal and easy to read,
but the information is extremely valuable and useful in prepping
me for all the various interactions."
- Keith Johnson, homeowner
"I'm a college student interested in going into construction.
This book is
better than any text or manuals I've ever come across. Knowing both
the big picture AND the details of what goes on in
contracting as explained here, I'm more than ever psyched to get
"Bershad is like a personal trainer/coach to give you both
and just the right information and examples you'll need for almost
any project. His strategies and step-by-step methods are real life-savers
(and budget-savers!)." - Paul Dandini, P.M. Dandini Construction
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