Intimidated by do-it-yourself home repairs and renovations? NO LONGER! Barbara Kavovit,
the owner of the largest female-owned construction company in New York, gives us critical information about how to make simple (and complex) fixes around your home! Whether you’re hanging art, fixing your sink, reupholstering furniture, or installing backsplash… this episode is going to guide you through it! D.I.Y. isn’t just about saving money. It’s about feeling CONFIDENT, STRONG, and INDEPENDENT in every area of your life! When you’re able to do things for yourself, your whole mentality changes. Learn renovation and repair hacks from Robin and Barbara, as well as where to find resources, when to outsource professionals, and how to CORRECTLY hire contractors (so you get the best bang for your buck!). Stay until the end for a game that will teach you when you should do it yourself and when you should hire help!
Barbara Kavovit is the founder and chief executive officer of Evergreen Construction. She has over 20 years of management experience within the construction industry. This includes a strong background in design review, value engineering, cost estimating, project budgeting, procurement strategy, project scheduling, long lead items, general condition bidding and awarding of projects.
She has managed on-site operations, office and field personnel throughout her career. Barbara is uniquely capable of dealing with all trade professionals, exhibiting a complete understanding of various trades responsibility and scope. She has led Evergreen Construction on to complete some of the most high profile, detailed projects that have aggressive schedules.
Barbara will interface with Owners, Architects and Engineers as well as NYC Department of Buildings. She holds herself personally responsible and accountable for every stage of the construction process and the client’s total satisfaction. She is relentless in her pursuit of excellence.
Barbara has written three books, including her most recent novel “Heels of Steel” by Harper Collins.