It is not unusual for you to receive estimates on your home improvement project that vary in price substantially. Often we are asked, “How can this be? We thought all of the contractors we interviewed are of the same caliber and ability!” At this point in your decision-making process, it is prudent to clarify whether all of the one-day bathroom remodeling contractors you are considering are, indeed, equal.
Below are some guidelines our past customers have found useful in making this determination. Qualified contractors should not hesitate to provide answers to the questions below. The answers do not call for the contractor to divulge proprietary information. All requests for information should be time-phased. In other words, now is the time to see which contractor works well under timelines.
Ask for three references of three projects that are very similar to yours. Contact these references and ask the following:
How Well Will The Contractor Handle Your Money During The Project?
Most contractors ask for some money up front. For standard projects, Arnolds Home Improvement does not require any payment until you are 100% completely satisfied.
Quality contractors have good working relationships with suppliers and can purchase material on an open account with 30 days to pay. Supplier relationships should match the length of time in business to a certain extent. The following questions should help you check out your contractor’s credit worthiness:
One single item will not make or break a contractor; however, by getting answers to all of the above questions, you should see a pattern develop. Are you comfortable with the pattern?
Feel free to ask us any of the above questions. We look forward to meeting and learning more about you and your home improvement project. Thousands of satisfied clients before you have been happy they went the Arnolds Home Improvement way.