A few weeks ago Scott and I hit the wall – literally. After an unrelenting series of winter storms here in northern New Jersey, we assessed the damage to the retaining walls on our driveway, which is built into a hill. Clearly, one of the walls needed to be torn down and rebuilt. And we needed to get this done fast.
Fortunately, there is no shortage of contracting companies in this area. But selecting the right contractor was a job in itself. One didn’t have the right expertise and several more didn’t return our call for almost a week. It was looking bleak for getting the work done before the wall came tumbling down. We were overjoyed when we finally found a contractor with the right expertise, who seemed as interested in working with us as we were in working with him.
But the story gets even better. We not only found the right contractor, we found a contractor we now regard as a partner in this project. Read More