Do you need some work done on your house? If you do, you will need to hire a professional contractor to handle all of the construction work. This is assuming you do not have the necessary skills to do it yourself. Once you have made the decision that you are going to move forward with your home renovation project, a contractor will need to be hired. This is not quite as easy as it sounds. There are many different types of contractors out there. Some are good and some are bad. Here are some of the methods you can use to hire a contractor you can trust.
1. Contact the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
You will first need to look at your phone book and the Internet for a list of contractors currently working in your area. Then choose several of them and call the BBB to find out the history of these contractors. You might also be able to find this information out by going on the BBB website. You will see letter grades next to each contractor. Do not hire any contractor who has been given a low score by the BBB. A low score means that this person is trouble. They most likely have many lawsuits and complaints in their past. The BBB will help you filter out all of the contractors who are not reputable.
2. Talk to some previous clients […]