• Tips for Hiring Reputable Contractors – Infographic

    Published February 7, 2018

    15 Tips to Avoid Hiring a Shady Contractor Hiring a contractor for your home improvement project is hard enough, without having to be worried about taken for a ride from shady service providers. The infographic below contains 15 steps you can take to assure you hire a reputable contractor the first time. Share this Infographic […]

  • Tips for Choosing the Right Fence for your Home

    Published January 29, 2018

    Questions To Help You Choose The Right Type of Fence for your Yard Picking the type of fence for your yard is a big decision that results in a long term investment. This page of Costimates will help you evaluate your needs and budget, then choose the right type of fence to fit those needs. […]

  • Checklist for Exterior Home Maintenance and Spotting Problems

    Published January 15, 2018

    Home Exterior Maintenance Checklist and What to Look For. When doing your exterior home maintenance, it’s beneficial to have a checklist and make sure you miss nothing. Review the exterior maintenance and home inspection checklist below and get started today. While it might be easy to control the climate inside your home and weekly cleanings […]

  • The 31 Best Websites to learn About Home Flooring

    Published September 15, 2017

    31 of the Best Places and Websites to Learn About New Home Flooring! Have you got questions about new flooring for your home? We might not have all the answers, but one of the websites or businesses below will. If you’re in the market for new flooring in your home, you probably have many questions. […]

  • Costimates July Contest Winner – Vimtag HD Wifi Camera

    Published August 2, 2017

    Vimtag HD Wifi Camera Contest Winner from our Facebook Monthly Giveaway! If you’re a regular visitor or email subscriber to Costimates, you know we like to give stuff away! Our Facebook page has quickly become a destination every month for folks who like to get free stuff, and we love to give it away! Sometime […]

  • 5 Home Projects with Best Pricing During Winter

    Published December 28, 2016

    5 Home Improvement and Repair Projects with the Best Pricing During Winter! Last month, we set back our clocks and talked about several projects that this time of year, reminds us to complete. Things like cleaning out your gutters, changing batteries, etc. This month, I want to share several home improvement projects you can get […]

  • 10 Household Tasks To Do When You Set the Clock Back

    Published November 3, 2016

    10 Household Tasks for When You Set the Clock Back from Daylight Savings! It’s that time of year when Daylight Savings Time ends, (Learn Why) and at 2:00am Sunday November 6th 2016, we wind our clocks backward one hour. Aside from the added benefit of getting an extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning, it’s […]

  • Share the Cost and Details of Your Home Project

    Published July 19, 2016

    Share Your Home Project with the Costimates Community! Whether you’re a homeowner who just replaced their own faucet, or a Contractor who installs decks every day of the week, we’d love to have you share your experience with the community. Part of what makes Costimates different, is that we’re focused ALL ABOUT the cost of […]

  • Planning and Budgeting for Home Repairs and Improvements

    Published April 14, 2016

    Importance of Planning and Budgeting, for Home Repairs and  Improvements When budgeting for home maintenance, upgrades and repairs, it’s important to set aside 3-5% of your homes value for those under 10 years old. For homes older than 10 years, budget 5 to 10% of the homes value. We all know that planning and goal […]

  • Costimates.com Prepares to Launch in April 2016

    Published March 30, 2016

    Costimates.com Prepares to Launch Website and Open its Doors to Traffic After several months of planning and preparation, Costimates.com will open to visitors in April 2016. We’re torn about opening with fewer than 100 home improvement cost estimates in place, but felt it best to use this early time to see what our visitors like […]