10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Contractor

10 Points to Include When Interviewing a Contractor on Your Next Project:

  1. Contractor should provide Workers Compensation and Liability¬†Insurance certificate naming you as the ‘additional’ insured.
  2. The liability should cover the value of your home.
  3. How many similar jobs have they done?
  4. Are Recommendations Available?
  5. An Itemized price quote including necessary items and any recommended additions.
  6. An estimated timeline with start end end dates.
  7. What will effect the timeline and how with those items be addressed?
  8. What approvals are needed and who will obtain them?
  9. How will your property be left on a daily basis?  Will they clean up daily or at the end of the job?
  10. How will payments be expected and what receipts/guarantees for work will be provided?