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5 Reasons You Should Never Use Allowances

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5 Reasons You Should Never Use Allowances

Chad Hatfield and James Hammel of Alair Homes joined The Weekly to explain why they never use allowances on a project. 

By Erika Taylor September 14, 2020
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This article first appeared in the Sept/Oct 2020 issue of Pro Remodeler.

Chad Hatfield and James Hammel of Alair Homes don't allow allowances on any of their projects. Here are their five reasons why: 

1. Allowances create risk. Always.

2. Allowances are land mines. They will always blow up in your face.

3. Allowances hurt relationships with your trades. 

4. Allowances only seem quicker and easier. 

5. Allowances are a symptom of a deeper problem. 

Watch the video to learn the reasoning behind these five convictions and check out HorizonTV to view more segments of The Weekly. 



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