Are you needing to hire a contractor or a company to repair something in your house? Take a look at a few tips below to help you in making that decision. Be wise and do not just pick the first one you come into contact with.

Tip #1
Ask people you trust for referrals

Tip #2
Deal with local firms as much as possible

Tip #3
Look at the Better Business Bureau to see what they say about the company

Tip #4
Look for customer references

Tip #5
Have written estimates from a few firms before deciding
– Make sure all promises and warranties are in writing as well

Tip #6
Don’t do business without a written contract

Tip #7
Agree on start and completion dates and have them written into the contract

Tip #8
Watch out for the companies who do the following:

-Offer discounts to you for finding other customers

-“Just happen to have” materials left over from a previous job

-Accept only cash payments

-Pressure you for a decision right away

-Ask you to pay for the entire job up-front

These are just a few tips that we can offer you when deciding on who to use for your contracting and repair jobs. Be smart out there and if any fraud cases arise, be sure to give us a call so we can help you out.

-Buxton Law Group