Building a new deck is an important new addition onto your home and finding a good contractor to get the job done is important to any homeowner. The new deck will be a good investment and help improve the value of your home. A new deck will increase the living space of your home and be a great place to entertain friend and family or just relax.
Finding a Good Contractor to Build Your Deck
Finding a good contractor will save you so much time, money, and aggravation. Always hire a professional with good references. Any good contractor should be able to supply you with references of previous satisfied customers.
After asking for the company references your should actually follow up on the references they give you to see how satisfied their customers actually were.
Interview the Deck Contractor
It is a good idea to have a list of questions to ask the contractor. Examples of questions are:
1). Are you licensed and insured.
2). How long have you been in business?
3). Can you give me references that I can contact?
4). Do you warranty your work?
5). How long will the project take and when can you start?
6). Do you have a supervisor on site during the work?
7). Are your employees background checked?
After You have Hired the Deck Contractor
After you have hired the deck contractor that is going to build your new deck it is time to go over a sign the work contract. Things to consider are:
* A copy of the insurance documentation and contractor’s license.
* After the project is over the clean up details.
* The completion date.
* Details on permits and design approvals.