Welcome to Kip’s Blog

We’ll try to add a new blog when we can. We’ve answered so many client questions over the years, that every once in a while we were smart enough to save them, so we’ll also share those with you. We saved a few of the things I wrote in various places, and we’ll dust them off and see if any of those might still be something, you may find interesting. And of course, we’d love to answer your questions so send them to kip@Carpentersconstruction.com

Generator for Storms

Got a New Generator? You felt pretty lucky when you scored a generator prior to the storm this year.  And it worked pretty well, didn’t it? You plugged in a couple of extension cords, kept the refrigerator humming and got to watch TV. Unless you are knowledgeable...

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Risky Business

Risky Business - Hiring anyone to work on your place. I originally titled this Risky Business-Hiring After the Storm, and wrote it for the Tallahassee Democrat after Hurricane Hermine, in September 2016. Actually, it applies to any person you ever hire to work on your...

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Introduction to the Blog

In December 1999, I became President of the Tallahassee Builders Association.  One of my first acts was to meet with the Tallahassee Democrat. The proposal I offered that day was to provide a column on remodeling named Ask the Remodeler The idea was to put a half page...

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Whole Home Make Overs

My View

Who Is Important In Your Life

I was the Chairman of the Remodelers Council of the Tallahassee Builders Association in 2016.  I was actually a recycled Chairman having been chairman of the group 20 years earlier.  The monthly meeting is to educate, inform, inspire and train Remodeling Contractors...

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