Two Things Homeowners Should Avoid Asking Contractors - This doesn't
apply to every contractor, but there are some unscrupulous ones out
there that will take advantage of every opportunity if you let them.
Here's a couple of things that homeowners should avoid saying to
contractors at all costs.
Remodeling Nightmare - My Contractor Isn't on Schedule - One of the
biggest problems in the construction industry is the construction
schedule. Sometimes contractors make tight or hard to meet schedules
just to get the job and this can create problems between them and the
Good Questions to Ask Your General Contractor - Here's some
questions that I recommend every homeowner ask their general contractor.
These questions will often save you a lot of grief and frustration. Use
these questions if you're building a new home are remodeling an old one.
Construction Referrals for Home Improvement Contractors - One of the
best ways to find a home improvement contractor is through your friends.
You can ask anyone that you trust, for the name of a good home
improvement contractor and find out if they were happy with the work
that these contractors did on their home. There's a good chance that you
will also be happy using them.
Contractor Testimonials Are a Joke - If you were to visit my
website, you would find testimonials from clients that I have worked for
in the past. This is just another way of selling yourself to the public
and you will rarely find a contractor who doesn't have testimonials on
his website or with them at all times.
Use Your Contractor to Your Advantage - I don't mean to take
advantage of your contractor, but homeowners need to have answers to
serious questions and most reliable contractors can provide these
answers. So ask your contractor questions and take advantage of his or
Honest Contractors Are Scary - I've been working in the construction
business for a long time and when I tell someone that I am a contractor,
they often get a look on their face that tells me I'm not in a good
business. Some people are a little more polite than others, but I often
run into people who have hired contractors, only to find themselves
amidst plenty of problems that they never even thought of or imagined
were going to happen.
to Solving Building Contractor Problems - Nobody in the construction
business or anyone else wants to have problems, but they happen and the
best thing that we can do is be prepared for them. Whether you're
building a new home, remodeling an old one or simply using a contractor
for simple home repairs, you need to prepare yourself for problems and
anything else that could go wrong while a contractor is working on your
Why Doesn't My
Contractor Show up When They Say They Will? - Well there could be
quite a few things going on in your contractor's life, but most of the
time, they are simply too busy to handle the work load that has been
placed upon them.