Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Home Remodeling Contractor
Home remodeling – whether it’s a large project or a small one – is a big deal. This is your home, after all. You want to make sure that whatever you are planning to do to your home is done professionally, efficiently, and responsibly.
That is the duty of your home remodeling contractor – to ensure that your project is carried out with a minimum of stress and fuss. The end result should always be something you are 100% satisfied with, and nothing less.
To that end, it’s important to ask the right questions when choosing a home remodeling contractor for your remodeling project. Here are a few great questions you should ask when searching for the right partner.
Are you Licensed and Insured?
Contractors in Florida are required to be licensed by the state or the county they do business in. Consturction companies must carry Liability Inurance and Workers Compensation Insurance to protect you and them. Ask for a copy of thier license and insurance certificate.
How Long Have You Been in Businesss?
While the best remodeling contractors aren’t always the oldest, it helps to have a veteran contractor work on your project.
Ask how long they’ve been working and how long they’ve been in your area. Ask for references, too, to ensure that they have a positive track record with customers willing to stand by their performance.
Who Will Be Working on the Project?
More importantly, how will be the project be supervised? These are both solid questions. You want to have a good idea who all will be in and out of your home while the project is going on. And you want to have an idea of who will be in charge and how he or she will make sure the project goes smoothly and that communication between you and them goes well.
It’s the contractor’s responsibility, after all, to take care of you and your property while the project is ongoing.