Avoid these at-home repair blunders

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Homeowners should shop around for everything, including work done on their home. Accepting the lowest bid right off the bat to save money may cost them more in the long run.  Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – Home improvement projects should progress toward a positive outcome upon completion; however, some home repairs end up in an unorganized mess or with a homeowner being taken advantage of. By avoiding some common mistakes and taking common-sense precautions, homeowners can end up with renovations that “wow.” Do not accept the lowest bid just because it is the cheapest on paper. Homeowners should shop around for everything, including work done on their home. Accepting the lowest bid right off the bat to save money may cost them more in the long run. A low bid certainly may be a savings, or it could be a sign of an inexperienced contractor or one who uses sub-par materials or skimps on the job. Contractors who provide quality work generally have similar prices to eac
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