How to Choose a Contractor

Posted on June 8, 2011 within

A new remodeling project is a big investment in your home, and it’s important to choose the right contractor for the job. The quality of service provided by your contractor is just as important as the quality of the products you select for your home. The right contractor can provide an enjoyable experience, while a bad one can turn your dream project into a nightmare.

The keys to choosing the right contractor for your home improvement project are to do your research and know what questions to ask. An educated buyer is a confident buyer, and we all want to have confidence in our decisions when making home improvement projects that will last for many years. Below are our suggested steps for selecting the right contractor for your next?job.

1.) Find Contractors to Choose From

  • Get referrals from someone you know
  • Attend home shows
  • Visit manufacturer websites

2.) Research Their Reputations

  • Check reviews and references
  • Check with the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Are they well established with a physical presence?
  • What are their business credentials?

3.) Check That They are Licensed and Insured

  • Are they fully licensed?
  • Do they carry liability insurance?
  • Do they carry workman’s compensation insurance?

4.) Get Everything in Writing!

  • Request written statements
  • Make sure your contractor obtains all necessary permits
  • Sign a final, written contract

5.) Special Tips to Consider When Selecting?a Siding Contractor

  • Are their products and installers certified?
  • Are they knowledgeable about all the options available today?

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