Thomas Jepsen is a Danish economist with a MSc in Accounting, Strategy and Control from Copenhagen Business School. He is the founder and CEO of Contractor Quotes, a growing platform that helps connect homeowners with contractors as well as providing them with all the home improvement related information relevant for their project.
Since 2011, Thomas has been involved in the home improvement industry through different functions including consulting them on their business strategy, and he reviews a lot of the articles featured on the platform to ensure accuracy.
Having been involved in home improvement for so long, his main goal is to inspire better transparency in the home improvement space by making a range of different things more accessible to the homeowner to better ensure that they get the home that they want, while staying within budget and improving the amount of money homeowners can hope to recoup as a consequence of their efforts.
How to Level the Ground for An Above Ground Pool
Back in the day, seeing an above ground pool, particularly the colorful Intex ones, in a yard meant one thing – there are kids living in that house. It was something parents can buy for their kids to ward off the hot summer days without breaking the bank. Only rich families could afford to get... Read More
Swimming Pool Leak Detection: A Comprehensive Guide
Do you have this lingering suspicion that your swimming pool is leaking? It can be hard to tell for sure. For one thing, there are many possible reasons why a swimming pool is losing water. But you can’t rely on guesswork alone. Building and maintaining a swimming pool is a huge investment, and you’re bound... Read More
Cost to Replace Door and Door Frame
In any home, one of the first things people would critique is its exterior appearance – it’s the first thing both guests and passers-by would see. People would look at the overall theme, the color schemes, the style of the windows, the appearance of the roof and what kind of roofing materials were used, the... Read More
Why You Can’t Simply Ignore an Un-Level Floor
From the term itself, you can already see how a home is different from a mobile home. The former is fixed while the latter is designed to move. While most people would require a stationary home, there are a lot of families that are investing in a mobile one. It’s easy to see why most... Read More
4 Types of Orange Mold: Toxicity, Shower/Bathroom, and Remediation
Among the different colors, orange mold is one of the most, if not the most disgusting to look at. Brown and black may blend well with materials inside the home, but orange will stand out. This is especially true if it’s bright orange. We’re not talking about standing out in a good way. It doesn’t... Read More
AC Unit or Air Handler Leaking Water Inside: Why & What to Do?
Do you remember that excitement you felt when your brand-new air conditioner was finally installed at home? That meant no more enduring hot days and getting a better sleep at night. Such bliss. Whether you buy a Haier, Trane, or an LG air conditioner, or any other brand for the matter, you already know that... Read More
Garbage Disposal Leaking From The Bottom: What To Do & How To Fix It
You probably don’t know it yet, but you won’t like staying in your kitchen if it weren’t for your garbage disposal device. The garbage disposal is one of the most ignored fixtures in the home. But when it starts to leak from the bottom? Let’s just say that it doesn’t take long for people to... Read More
9 Types of Brown Mold: Is It Dangerous, Removal, Hairy/Fuzzy
Brown mold does not have the same effect to homeowners as its black counterpart. Even green mold is more recognizable. People know more things about it than brown ones. This is something that has to change. Every mold color should be taken seriously. It doesn’t matter what color it is. You have to get rid... Read More
Roof Wind Damage: What Does it Look Like, Insurance Claims, & Repair
We might think that roofs are invincible, but they really aren’t. Even if they are designed to withstand the harshest weather conditions, they can sometimes be of no match to the wrath of Mother Nature. In fact, weather-related causes are among the most common causes of roof damage, and will affect how long your roof... Read More
Stop! Ensure the Correct Placement of Your Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detector
Do you have a carbon monoxide detector, aka a CO detector, installed at home? If you do, congratulations, you just made your home a lot safer. If you don’t, well, what are you waiting for? Having a CO detector at home is something many homeowners fail to do. They think it’s an unnecessary expense, believing... Read More
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