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EDITORIAL Letters Why Can't I Find a Good Contractor? I just got off the phone with a journalist, who called to ask me (1) why so many people have awful experiences with building and remodeling contractors and (2) what I felt should be done to remedy this problem. She's writing an article for the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, which is seen by over 800,000 people each week. She thinks the story will be widely read and appreciated because "nearly everyone I talk to has a horror story of some kind with a contractor." She was prompted to write the article, she said, by a bad experience she had (and is still having) with a kitchen addition. Among other things, she said,