Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great

March 2015

When hiring and working with a Bricklayer, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Bricklayer commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Bricklayer? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Bricklayer - FAQ

Q How do I get good work at a fair price?

A First, decide on ALL product / service options. Compile a list of work and quality requirements. Have at least 2 qualified pros complete detailed bids on the work. Use a written contract that ties payment to verifiable results.

Q What should I expect to pay for ?

A Most work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Bricklayer ranges from $59 to $89 in most parts of the country. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Bricklayer.

Q Do I need to use a licensed Bricklayer for my job?

A is commonly performed without a professional license.

Q Should I use an insured Bricklayer for my project?

A Insurance is usually not required for or needed for .

Q Does my Bricklayer need to be bonded?

A A bond is generally not required for .

Bricklayer - Common Projects

A Bricklayer can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common s. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:


Bricklayer - Finding and Hiring

Hire a trustworthy Bricklayer

Are you considering spending more than $250 with a Bricklayer? If so, it is important to find a Bricklayer matched to your quality and value expectations - and not simply hire someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence.

The FREE homewyse hiring guide helps you find and hire great help, get quality craftsmanship and create a fair agreement.

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