Happy Halloween! As we celebrate this spookiest of holidays, we’ve asked some of our Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to join in the festive fun by sharing their favorite Halloween costumes from their childhood.
It’s autumn once again—the season of scarves, colorful leaves and pumpkin everything. However, with winter right around the corner, it’s also a time to prepare for the upcoming cold, wet weather. One of the most important aspects of winter preparation is making sure your furnace is in proper operating condition, which isn’t as easy as it sounds. To help you hit all the bases, we’ve asked seven Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to provide their furnace-related tips. Read more
Are you getting ready for a home painting project? Whether you’re choosing a new interior color scheme, repainting the exterior or just making a few touch-ups, you can benefit from professional advice. We asked several Diamond Certified Expert Contributors in the painting industry to share their best tips. Read more
Another summer is here and things are already starting to warm up. If your home has air conditioning, beating the heat will be a cinch, but you shouldn’t take your system for granted. To learn about A/C maintenance and cost-saving strategies, we talked to seven Diamond Certified Expert Contributors in the HVAC industry. Read more
Whether it’s an investment property or a family home, selling real estate is no simple undertaking. Besides the high stakes involved, there are several aspects to address, from perfecting the property’s visual presentation to strategizing a marketing campaign. To help you make the most of your property sale, we’ve asked six Diamond Certified Expert Contributors in the real estate field to provide their insights. Read more
Spring is in full swing and summer is just around the corner. If you want to be ready for fun in the sun, you’ll need to get the ball rolling on your backyard building projects. Whether you’re installing a patio or a pool, you can benefit from Helpful Expertise® provided by industry professionals. We talked to six Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to gain insight on various aspects of backyard building. Read more
Earlier this month, we published the 2021 Diamond Certified Directory. Issued in nine regional editions, it features full-page profiles of Diamond Certified companies throughout the Greater Bay Area. In addition, each directory includes a section that features helpful consumer tips provided by owners and managers of local Diamond Certified companies. To give you a sample, we’ve assembled the following compilation of expert tips gathered from the different directory editions in print. Read more