If you’re finally all set for that long-shelved home remodeling project, choosing the right contractor will be the biggest decision you’ll make. If you’ve never done this before, the process part can be intimidating. But don’t worry. It won’t be rocket science, but you do have to make a few careful considerations to make sure that you end up with the right contractor.
First of all, find someone who will be a joy to work with. No matter what others say, a contractor can never be good enough for you if you hardly get along. Does he listen when you explain your vision for the project? Does he take your ideas seriously or does he ignore them? The contractor may be the pro, but no matter how you look at it, you’re still the boss.
There’s no doubt in the world that experience matters. Take time to read reviews and ask your prospects to provide client references. Give these folks a call and ask them to tell you about their experience with the contractor. If they can forward some pictures of the finished job, that would…