Choosing Remodeling Contractors in Phoenix

remodeling_contracotr_in_phoenixWhen you undertake a major project, in most instances it’s best to hire remodeling contractors in Phoenix.  The wrong contractor can cost you money, take forever to finish or deliver a project with problems.  And, to rectify any of these outcomes, you may have to turn to the legal system, which will cost you more time and money.

The following tips will help you make the right decision when hiring remodeling contractors in Phoenix:

Licensed, Bonded and Insured.  Although you may think this is a basic requirement, you might be surprised to know how many homeowners are persuaded by a cheaper alternative.  And, sometimes the cheaper alternative means going with an unlicensed contractor.  This relationship can be a disaster waiting to happen.

Although you may have to pay a little extra, make sure you hire only well qualified remodeling contractors in Phoenix who are licensed, bonded and insured.  These credentials ensure your contractor has the required knowledge to complete your project.

Another aspect homeowners may not take into consideration is liability.  Remodeling contractors in Phoenix must have proper insurance or you may be picking up the tab for any accidents.  If a worker gets hurt on your property or your construction project damages your neighbor’s property in any way, you’ll end up paying if your contractor isn’t insured.

Mechanic’s lien laws are governed by the state and you must understand how they will affect you.  Basically, anyone working on your project that isn’t paid by the contractor can come after you by placing a lien on your home.  Working with reputable remodeling contractors in Phoenix with clean legal records can help protect you from taking a hit from a mechanic’s lien.

All things considered, an experienced contractor with the proper credentials could cost you less in the long run. In part two of this post we will continue to discuss how to choose a remodeling contractor in Phoenix. Contact Republic West Remodeling today and ask us about our Dream Assurance Plan while remodeling your house into your dream home.

Scott Wallace Scott Wallace (751 Posts)

Scott Wallace has a passion for design and architecture. He founded Habitat Renovations as an offshoot of his two furniture store businesses, Thingz Contemporary Living and Boulevard Urban Living, with the goal of providing a broader range of design and construction services to his clientele. Scott and his wife Susie have been serving homeowners in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area for 15 years. Habitat Renovations merged with Republic West Remodeling in January of 2019.


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