Author Archives: Leo B

About Leo B

Leo has been a contractor since 2003, specializing in: roofing, siding, general contracting (GC) and residential remodeling. Leo is also a Certified HVAC, Oil & Gas Heating Technician/Installer. In addition to roofing and remodeling, Leo is passionate about Solar, green building and energy conservation, so a lot of my time and energy goes to installing energy efficient heating and cooling systems.

How Much Does A Water Heater Cost In 2022?

Typical Cost of a Remodeling Project Average: $4,580 - $17,300
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Cost To Install A Hot Water Heater

Currently, the cost to replace hot water heater ranges from $850 to $1,100. Installing a tankless water heater is more expensive; you can end up spending up to $3,500. However, hot water heater prices should not be your only consideration when you are looking for a device. Its is very… Read more »


Electrical Panel Cost Calculator – Estimate Electrical Panel Replacement Cost

Typical Cost of a Remodeling Project Average: $4,580 - $17,300
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Electrical Panel Upgrade Cost

The average cost of upgrading an electrical panel to a 200 AMP service is $1,500 – 2,800. An electrical panel upgrade is often necessary when homeowners find that they can no longer add a new appliance or a device that uses electricity because their current electric panel does not have… Read more »

FREE Heating, Cooling & Electricity With Solar Panels+ Heat Pumps: 4 Year ROI, & $10,000/yr Savings

Typical Cost of a Remodeling Project Average: $4,580 - $17,300
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Solar Panel Benefits

Between 2020 and 2022 I installed 15,400 Watt Solar PV and 6 zones of high-efficiency Ductless Heat Pumps (HYPER HEAT that works down to -15°F), at an average cost of $40,000 total out of pocket after rebates and tax credits ($52,000 actual cost). I also will try to qualify for… Read more »


Solar Generator vs Gas Generator – Emergency Backup Power

Typical Cost of a Remodeling Project Average: $4,580 - $17,300
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Emergency Backup Power

Whether you live in an apartment of a house you need backup power. If / when power grid goes down, you need to power your essentials – lights, refrigerator, internet & computer equipment, etc. There are also less common scenarios where having an emergency backup power battery is critical, such… Read more »


2022 CertainTeed Landmark Shingles Price

Typical Cost of a Remodeling Project Average: $4,580 - $17,300
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CertainTeed Landmark Shingles Price

If you are looking to replace your old roof, CertainTeed shingles are some of the most attractive and reliable asphalt roofs on the market. CertainTeed roofing shingles are especially known for their premium models. However, prices for CertainTeed shingles, especially the Landmark and Presidential Shingles lines, are among the highest… Read more »