Before you hire a maintenance team, double-check the contract

Snow removal, handyman, plumber, painter, gardener: Don’t hire a contractor until you’re sure of the pros, cons and what-ifs

The phrase “I don’t do windows” has been used for umpteen years. Granted, several decades ago, it made sense considering windows didn’t always have the kind of hinges that could easily be cleaned without physically hanging off the window sill. But times have changed even when people’s work behavior has not. That means…