What to Look for in a Builder’s Communications
Years ago, miners would keep canaries nearby to warn them of harmful gases. I thought about that last year when Susan Spencer asked me about remodeling her Charlotte home. She keeps four exotic birds—a Macaw, Cockatoo, Cockatiel, and Amazon—and as Susan explained, “They have tiny lungs and are susceptible to bad odors and temperature changes.”

O ur work for Susan involved renovating her 1970s kitchen, waterproofing and encapsulating her crawl space, and replacing the windows, roof, and HVAC system. Since her birds—Marti, Captain, Ruffles, and Hannah—were kept downstairs near the crawl space and utilities, we were concerned for their well-being… 

Scott Whitlock is the president of Hubert Whitlock Builders. Established in 1957, they are known as one of the Charlotte area’s premier builders and can be reached at 704-364-9577 or whitlockbuilders.com.

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