FAQs

"From the time your men came out to seal the rupture in our roof to the time they put the finishing paint on the outside wall today, we were impressed with all their skills and abilities. Each of them demonstrated a kind and courteous understanding of our situation, and carried out their work with great precision and craftsmanship. The job was well done to our satisfaction, and we are happy you were able to accomplish all of this for the agreed upon price." Sincerely, Carmen & Vina Merritt
Carmen & Vina Merritt

Licensed & Insured

The last thing you want is a contractor to be working on your property, only to find out they don't have the proper insurance or aren't licensed to do the work, because if something goes wrong or someone is hurt at a work site, you could be held liable for the damages. Make sure that the general contractor you choose has ample worker's compensation, property damage, and personal liability coverage.

References

The best way to ascertain if the general contractor you choose is skilled and competent enough to do the job is to ask for and verify a list of references consisting of past customers that you can contact. Customers that get what they paid for and who are happy with the job your contractor has done for them are usually only to happy to provide an endorsement on the contractor's work.

Stability

Unfortunately construction is fraught with sub-par contractors who are here today and gone tomorrow. When choosing a contractor it is important to ask the following questions...

1. How long have they been in business?
2. Do they have an office or place of business you can visit?
3. Are they financial stable enough to handle your project and be held to a draw schedule?
4. Do they have a successor if they became injured or sick during the middle of your project?  

These could perhaps be unconformable questions to ask but it is best to know the answers prior to the start of your project.