Hiring A Good Contractor

Hiring A Good Contractor

If you’re planning a remodeling project, make sure you do your homework when it comes to hiring a contractor. No matter how small the job. Think your remodeling project through from the start to finish. Careful planning will let you upgrade your home, increase its value, and customize your living space all for less than the cost of moving into a new home. Look your house over. What repairs are needed? What would you like to improve?

Your contractor can help you with your planning by discussing your options and what kind of improvement you can make within your budget. Think about designing function. How do you want the traffic to flow? Where do you want electrical outlets, internet connections, telephone jacks, and cable hookups? What kind of lighting do you need?”

Experts say you should always plan for enough storage space, closets, pantries, counter space, laundry rooms by the bedrooms, mudrooms, and even outdoor living room. Finding a good and honest contractor is the biggest decision you will make. Who you hire will determine how happy you are with the job.

Search the website of a professional association to find contractors in your area. If you solicit bids from multiple contractors, be sure they are bidding on the same scope and quality of work. Discuss the variations in bids and beware of any bid that is substantially lower than the others. Call your local Better Business Bureau and make sure the contractor has a good reputation.

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    Comment by Kyle: Oct 13, 2011 at 9:32 AM

    Thanks for the advice and resources you provide.

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