There are a couple of things that you should be looking for when you are thinking about hiring a remodeling contractor in Rock County, Wisconsin to remodel your home. Asking a few questions can help you choose a remodeling contractor that you will be happy with.
Here is a checklist of questions to ask when you have remodeling contractors give you a quote. If the contractor you are talking to doesn’t want to take the time to answer these simple questions, then that should be a big red flag!
Is your contractor a local Janesville remodeling contractor or are they a “storm chaser” that will be gone when the job is done?
Does your contractor work with all Insurance Companies?
Does the quote include clean up and disposal?
Is there landscaping around the house that needs protection from debris?
What type of materials do you recommend and why?
How do you insure quality of the work?
Are you licensed and insured?
Will you provide me with a copy of your insurance certificate?
Can you provide me with references?
(Be sure to follow up with the references that you are given.)
How long have you been in the business as a remodeling contractor in Janesville and the Rock County area?
Where is your business located?
Do I need any permits for the work you will be doing? If so, who will provide these?
(Make sure that any necessary permits are supplied, the homeowner is ultimately responsible.
Call your local municipal government offices to verify that all proper permits are issued before
any work begins.)
When is payment due? Is there a deposit?
May I review your contract?
How long after I sign the contract are you available to start?
Most remodeling contractors will get the job done, eventually. It is the details and the follow up that make
it a job that you will be happy with. Assure yourself by asking these questions and interviewing your
remodeling contractor as to how he will handle all these details and what methods he uses to assure a
A professional remodeler will be happy to take the time to discuss this with you and will have the answers
to your questions. Quality and careful construction when it comes to remodeling your home in Janesville,
Beloit, Milton, Orfordville or Rock County isn’t a matter of cost, it’s an attitude. Choose a remodeling
contractor that cares about doing great work. Great service and a good work ethic will come through in
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