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Protect Yourself from Unscrupulous Contractors - Part 2

Here is the second part of the article on how to ensure that you have the right contractor for your home remodel.

Spend Time Interviewing

Do not be afraid to ask questions, no matter how silly you are afraid they are. It’s your money being spent and you have a right to ask what you want. If the contractor is a good one he will not be offended by the questions he is asked and will give you clear answers. A contractor who tries to confuse you with jargon or brushes off your questions with impatient answers is at best one without a client focus and at worst, one with something to hide.

Information to Obtain

Check the contractor’s legal status. Is he registered with the Better Business Bureau and other relevant organizations? Is his documentation properly printed with details of his registrations etc.?Ensure that you have the contractor’s complete physical address. A PO Box will not be of any use if he abandons the project and you have to serve notice on him.Do not just get the business and c…