Home Service Guides -

Options, tips and FAQs - Information you need to make good hiring decisions and get great home services at a fair price

Use the pages below for answers to common questions when hiring home service professionals, including: Where do I find qualified technicians for my job? Do I need to worry about permits, insurance or bonds? How much will it cost? What are the steps I need to follow in hiring? What issues do I need to watch out for? What can I do to make sure that I get good service and a fair price?

Air Conditioning Installer
Alarm Installer
Appliance Service and Repair Technician
Appliance Technician
Arborist
Architectural Draftsperson
Asbestos Consulting and Testing
Audio Video Installer
Bath Designer
Bathroom Remodeler
Blind Installer
Bricklayer
Builder
Cabinet Maker
Cable Installer
Carpenter
Carpet Cleaner
Chimney Cleaner
Color Designer
Concrete Contractor
Deck Builder
Demolition Laborer
Design Build Contractor
Drapery Installer
Drywall and Plaster Contractor
Drywall Contractor
Electrical Contractor
Electrician
Energy Auditor
Energy Management Consultants
Excavating Contractor
Fence Installer
Fencing Contractor
Finish Carpenter
Fire and Water Damage Restoration
Flooring Contractor
Flooring Installer
Framing Carpenter
Furnace Maintenance
Furniture Repair and Restoration Specialist
Garage Door Installer
Garbage and Rubbish Hauler
Gardener
General Contractor
Glazing Contractor
Gutter and Downspout Installer
Handy Person
Handyman
Hauler
Heating and Air Conditioning Contractor
Home Alarm Installer
Home Decorator