Testimonials

Rose Anne Homola, Conference & Special Events Manager -Reed Exhibitions.
“As a leading events organizer, Reed Exhibitions must continually deliver informative and educational programs to our attendees. Kia Ricchi provides unique and interesting content in an engaging manner. Her program reviews have been exceptional.”

Allyson Peters, Executive Director  BOMA Orlando.
“Kia brings to your attention in a fun atmosphere all you need to know to make sure your contractors have been screened and are up to date of the most crucial elements.  Our members will use her education for many years”

Jan Stein, Coordinator Hillsborough County, Florida
“…Kia has excellent communication skills and patience in collaborating with the County’s project managers and staff. Her unique expertise as a license contractor is an added bonus….”

Mikel Hulon, Biological Administrator Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
“…Following the completion of the project, it is my pleasure to say Centerline Productions, Inc performed all requested contract requirements and finished all details in an Excellent and Efficient manner….”

David Copps, Planner Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
“…Her work was high quality and completed in a timely manner. Additionally, Kia kept us informed about the status of the projects. We look forward to working with her in the future….”

The Library Journal
"In this extremely useful book, Ricchi, a Florida building contractor, introduces homeowners to construction contracting in understandable language. She discusses how to avoid common pitfalls and survive the entire process. The purpose here is not to defame contractors but to make readers knowledgeable customers. Planning, pricing, and many other important factors are neatly explained. This specialized book is highly recommended." 

Greg Crow, former president and current chair of the National Association of State Contractor Licensing Publications
“In construction, tools are essential. This book is a beneficial tool for both the homeowner and contractor.”

Douglas Harvey, Executive Director of Building Officials Association of Florida
 â€œAn informative and important book that every property owner should read before taking on a construction project.”

Lee Walender in About.com
“…a blitzkrieg education in how to work with contractors….”

Don Vandervort in HomeTips.com
“…Kia Ricchi offers a wealth of experience that is sure to minimize the pitfalls of working with contractors and other construction professionals….”

Salvador A. Jurado Jr., Esq.
“… I highly encourage any owner that is thinking of taking on a construction project to read her book. It will definitely help keep the owner out of trouble….”

Rick Watson, Esq. 
“A well-written, easy to understand book that every owner should read BEFORE construction starts!"

Marlys Davis, owner of Palm Construction School
“It's an informative read for anyone planning to hire a contractor or anyone new to the industry."

 

 


 

3 CD-Set: Contracting Confidential

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