Get a Great Contractor
If you need work done around your house, you should have a good contractor who can do the work for you or help you do the job right. When it comes to your kitchen remodel or new bathroom, it is important that you get a space that you love without spending too much to get it.
Who Can Be Called a Contractor?
Technically, anyone with experience or expertise when it comes to electrical work, installing a deck or installing appliances can do the job for you. However, you should only look for someone who has a contractor’s license if he or she is going to be doing a job that costs more than $500.
What Makes a Good Contractor?
What qualities does a good contractor have? A good contractor will be able to quote you a fair price on your project ahead of time. The estimate should be free, and you should never have to pay more than half of the cost of the project upfront. This enables you to walk away from the contractor if he or she is not getting the job done without losing all of your money. Another important quality of a good contractor is that the person is honest and have many years of experience on the job.
Where Do You Find a Contractor?
You can find a contractor almost anywhere. Most contracting companies have websites that you can peruse to make a decision as to who you will use for your next project. If you know anyone who is a contractor, that person may be willing to cut you a break on the cost of labor. While that may not seem like much, the labor costs associated with a construction or renovation project can be significantly higher than the cost for parts.
Those who are looking for a contractor Albertson should look for someone who has experience, customer referrals and is willing to offer a free price quote before starting the work. When you know what you are getting into before the project starts, it is easier to ensure that the work is done properly and on budget.
The contractor who is currently doing the reconstruction of our home is kind of a family friend and my father has known him since they were younger.
Chubskulit Rose says
When we had our porch renovated, we hired a reputable one, it was expensive buut the work they do is satisfactory.
Mommy Peach says
I know. That’s why we hired a contractor for our home as well.
If we have home improvement, I also hire contractor so less stress.
Mommy Peach says
May De Jesus-Palacpac says
Thanks for the tips. Wouldn’t know how to distinguish a good contractor from a bad one. 🙂
Great tips. Good thing we bought a new house and lot so, hiring some contractors is not a problem for now. I will take note of this for future use.
Rikka Redrico says
Wow, Mommy Peach! Thank you for the tips! We are actually in need of contractors for our home renovation. Thank you!!!
Janice / The Roller Coaster Ride says
A good contractor is definitely a must. You need his experience to ensure your safety. We’re actually moving to another apartment one floor down. My father-in-law (who owns the building) was the one who hired the contractor renovating the place right now. Glad we don’t have to spend for it! Haha. 🙂
Mommy Peach says
Good for you Janice! I wish ganyan din sa kami.
Chinky Magtibay says
I’m looking forward to needing a contractor when we build our own house! (hopefully, it’s in the near future! #wishfulthinking