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Pro or Not so Pro contest

Unfortunately, this round of Pro or Not So Pro is over, but never fear, we are bringing it back from July 16, 2012 through Aug 12, 2012. The grand prize is a Bosch 18V 1/2″ Right Angle Drill! Learn more here.

Pro or Not so ProA job worth doing is worth doing right. I’ve seen some great work by pros and then some things that are not so pro. Take this photo for instance. Chicago winters are cold, but there are better and more attractive ways to keep warm. This is common in commercial and residential construction. Remodelers know that virtually every homeowner is looking to save a few bucks on home repairs and that might mean holding off on building a three-season room for more immediate repairs like a leaking roof, a falling chimney or interior wall damage. Some people might think they can get by with some home-grown solution for a job that’s critical, like duct tape on electrical repairs or a single 2”x4” holding up a structural beam.

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