Notice we did not say a "fond" farewell. Frankly, we are glad to see it go.
It seems everyone has struggled through, both professionally and personally. Here's hoping for better things in 2010!
We know many of your remodeling plans have been placed on the proverbial back burner this past year.
Remodeling is costly, and who in their right mind would consider undertaking a major project when people are still losing jobs, salaries have been cut and contracts you have had for years are in question?
That is what we thought for the first half of 2009, but by the middle of the year we began to see that there is opportunity hiding in the ruins.
So, the question is, "Should I wait for the economy to rebound before I remodel?" Some who have been hit the hardest, of course, may have no option.
Others, however, need to at least stop and think about taking advantage of the situation, rather than just being content to sit by as a victim of forces beyond our control.
There are several great advantages about remodeling now before the recovery is complete.
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