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Plasterer and Stucco

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

January 2014

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

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

Plasterer and Stucco - FAQ

How do I avoid the scams and get good Plastering Service at a fair price?First, decide on ALL product / service options. Compile a list of work and quality requirements (see the next section). Have at least 2 qualified pros complete detailed bids on the work. Use a written contract that ties payment to verifyable results. Download the Plasterer and Stucco Hiring Guide for step-by-step details.
What should I expect to pay for Plastering Service?Most Plastering Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Plasterer and Stucco 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 Plasterer and Stucco.
Do I need to use a licensed Plasterer and Stucco for my job? If so - how do I verify license status?You should use a licensed Plasterer and Stucco for any work that exceeds $500. To check a Plasterer and Stucco's license status, search the telephone directory or online for your state's professional license board or department. Contact the licensing authority to check license status and history by the name of the business or individual.
Should I use an insured Plasterer and Stucco for my project?Your Plasterer and Stucco should carry appropriate insurance for job related injury or health risks.
Does my Plasterer and Stucco need to be bonded?A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Plasterer and Stucco. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Plasterer and Stucco's bond is valid and that the bond limit will cover the cost of completing or re-doing the work, before any work begins.

Plasterer and Stucco - Services

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

Plasterer and Stucco - Finding and Hiring

Not every Plasterer and Stucco 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 a Plasterer and Stucco 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 Plasterer and Stucco to perform and the job quality you expect. Then, begin the selection process outlined below:

Plasterer and Stucco - Important Agreement / Contract Terms

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

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Plasterer and Stucco Hiring Guide

How to hire a Plasterer and Stucco

Use this notebook ready hiring guide to:

  • Find & hire great help
  • Get fair, complete bids
  • Get quality work
  • Make a strong contract

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