When faced with the critical decision of what contractor to hire to rebuild or repair your home after a disaster, you will learn that some insurance companies have vendors that they like to use on a regular basis. Some even have more formal preferred vendor programs where contractors will get referred on a regular basis……
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Here is an interesting article about 12 Important Questions to Ask Home Renovation Contractor References. The author includes questions and a to-do list to help you with the often awkward task of calling the references your contractor gives you. Your time will be well spent, and your approach to these past clients can gain you…..
Make sure to get an accurate estimate and an agreed upon scope of work. If your home has been damaged or destroyed by a disaster, you will be faced with the task of getting accurate estimates to repair or replace what was damaged prior to the disaster. This usually requires multiple contractors to provide detailed…..
Pro’s and con’s of hiring a “preferred contractor” vs. your own contractor After a disaster, you may be faced with selecting a contractor to perform the repairs. In some cases your insurance adjuster may recommend one or even bring one with them to provide estimates and/or agree on the scope and cost of the repairs……
How do you screen a contractor? Selecting the right contractor to work on your home, especially after a disaster can be a daunting task. When you start the interviewing process, everyone looks and sounds so good with the nice pictures, brochures, and videos. How do you determine which one is a better choice than another? …..
What type of contractor do I need to repair my flooded home? If your home has been damaged by a flood, you may need to hire the services of professionals to mitigate the damages, handle any damaged personal property, or perform repairs. Typically, contractors who specialize in flood mitigation and repair are most familiar with…..