New addition to the family? Avocado green kitchen making you a little green around the gills? with today's skyrocketing real estate market and low interest rates, more homeowners are deciding to remodel. Before you start gutting the walls, check out Irwin's tips for keeping costs, time and serious problems down to a minimum. Check for lead, asbestos and black mold before you drive a nail or sign a contract, check out contractors the right way for your city or town, and learn how to make your home not only a place for memories, but for safety, beauty and long-lasting.