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Cable Installer

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Cable Installation And Service

January 2014

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

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

Cable Installer - FAQ

How do I avoid the scams and get good Cable Installation And Service at a fair price?Find an Cable Installer that (i) has recently provided good work to someone you trust and (ii) passes a background services screening test. Compile a COMPLETE, detailed list of work and quality requirements (see the next section). Have the Cable Installer prepare a "not to exceed" estimate. Agree on the final price, sign a complete written agreement (see below) before any work begins.
What should I expect to pay for Cable Installation And Service?Most Cable Installation And Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for an Cable Installer ranges from $48 to $71. 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 Cable Installer.
Do I need to use a licensed Cable Installer for my job? If so - how do I verify license status?A professional Cable Installer must be licensed to provide most Cable Installation And Services. To check an Cable Installer's license status, search the telephone directory or online for your state's professional license board or department. Contact the licensing authority to verify license standing and history for the business and individual.
Should I use an insured Cable Installer for my project?Your Cable Installer should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Cable Installer should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.
Does my Cable Installer need to be bonded?A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Cable Installer. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Cable Installer's bond is valid and that the bond limit will cover the cost of completing or re-doing the work, before any work begins.

Cable Installer - Services

An Cable Installer can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common Cable Installation And Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

Cable Installer - Finding and Hiring

Not every Cable Installer has the same ability. Experience, skills, and sense of acceptable quality vary considerable. To get the results that you expect, it is essential that you put appropriate effort behind finding an Cable Installer matched to the specific requirements of your job - not simply someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence. Before starting, make sure that you completely understand the work you want the Cable Installer to perform and the job quality you expect. Then, begin the selection process outlined below:

Cable Installer - Important Agreement / Contract Terms

A written agreement greatly improves your odds of success when working with an Cable Installer. Never start work until you have a complete agreement signed by your Cable Installer. For small jobs use a written work order. For larger projects, use a detailed contract. Never feel pressured to use the Cable Installer's standard contract. Make sure the following points are included in the agreement:



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