Finding an Honest Home Improvement Contractor

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You can’t call yourself a dentist unless you have specific hard-earned

credentials. Just about anyone, however, can hang a shingle and call

himself a home improvement contractor. That’s why choosing a reputable

one is so difficult. Here are some tips:

• Find out if he or she is truly in business full-time. A part-time or

occasional contractor may not have the experience necessary to do a

great job.

• Ask about licenses and other credentials. Some contractors have

accreditations from professional and trade associations.

• Review his or her project portfolio. A reputable contractor will have

photos and other evidence of work completed for similar clients.

• Check online for reviews. If there are more than five poor reviews

within the past three years — that’s a red flag.

• Ask for references. Then, call at least one.

Finally, the best contractors are those that get recommended by people you


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Eli Chi

Eli Chi

Personal Real Estate Corporation
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