How to find a contractor

Finding a contractor can feel like a real pain. It’s a lot like finding a dentist or doctor, because you don’t want just anyone drilling your teeth, or holes in your walls. Many people have heard horror stories about contractors and I suppose it feels like your taking a big risk in just hiring anyone. So don’t!

Here are some tips for finding a contractor:

1. Ask around!

Many people need a contractor at some point, you’re bound to know someone who has utilized one. Ask them if they were satisfied with the work they had done. This is a great way to find someone because you’re getting a review from someone who knows you and how you like things done.

2. Check out your local hardware store!

Your hardware store sees its share of contractors coming through its door, maybe they could have some advice for you!

3. Ask questions!

When you find a potential contractor, feel free to ask questions. A good contractor should be able to answer all your questions in a way that makes sense to you. It’s important that you trust someone who will be working on your beloved home. Communication is important for trust!

4. Make sure your contractor is licensed and insured!

5. Use the internet!

The internet is a valuable resource for you! There is so much information available at your fingertips. When you find a contractor you should use the internet to verify your choice. You can find reviews of contractors all over the internet. These can give you a small amount of insight into how your contractor works.

Good luck 🙂

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