How to Choose Your Next Contractor

What is your home worth to you?

Any good homeowner is thorough to insure they’re getting the best possible contractor.
Any good contractor is transparent and willing to show you his license and insurance.

Research, Research, Research

Legitimate businesses will hold (at a minimum) a contractor’s license and insurance. Here’s how to research your next hire:

  • Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation 
    Ex: “Rockbridge Flooring” will show you our license.
  • Ask to see the actual insurance certificate.
  • Better Business Bureau
    Ex: “Rockbridge Flooring” will show you that we are A+ rated.
  • Angie’s List – pay to search for the best professionals and leave reviews for the businesses you’ve used
    Leave us a review if we’ve done work for you!
  • Houzz – search for professionals for free
    Leave us a review if we’ve done work for you!

So what will you do? Will you choose the lowest bid or will you do a little bit of digging and choose the best person for the job? The lowest bid can sometimes equal the greatest cost in the long run.

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