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How do you find helpers for larger DIY projects?

Question: In cases where you have the time and skills to do a project yourself, but physically cannot without a second skilled person to help, how do you go about finding and hiring someone that is ...
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Who would one hire to make a cabinet door that matches existing cabinets?

Who would one hire to make a cabinet door that matches existing cabinets? Is this even plausible, something a carpenter or cabinet maker would entertain? I bought some nice cabs from a relatively big ...
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Are most contractors capable of building any home?

I know very little about building homes. However, I have a vision of what I want my next home to be like. But when I look at the websites of local builders and contractors, it looks like they only ...
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Best review sites/web resources for finding a contractor?

Many times we need to hire a contractor and try to extensively google for reviews on that contractor. Sometimes to no avail :( Just curious what web resources you use when trying to find a contractor?...
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What do you do/ask when hiring a contractor

In a world where every guy with a truck full of tools is a "contractor", how do you weed out the good from the bad?