Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Fire And Water Damage Restoration Service
When hiring and working with a Restoration Contractor, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Restoration Contractor commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Restoration Contractor? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Fire And Water Damage Restoration Service is done right?
Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.
Q How do I get good Fire And Water Damage Restoration Service 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 Fire And Water Damage Restoration Service?
A Most Fire And Water Damage Restoration Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Restoration Contractor ranges from $32 to $48 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 Restoration Contractor.
Q Do I need to use a licensed Restoration Contractor for my job?
A You should use a licensed Restoration Contractor for any work that exceeds $500. To check a Restoration Contractor'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.
Q Should I use an insured Restoration Contractor for my project?
A Your Restoration Contractor should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Restoration Contractor should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.
Q Does my Restoration Contractor need to be bonded?
A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Restoration Contractor. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Restoration Contractor's bond is valid and that the bond limit will cover the cost of completing or re-doing the work, before any work begins.
A Restoration Contractor can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common Fire And Water Damage Restoration Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:
Are you considering spending more than $250 with a Restoration Contractor? If so, it is important to find a Restoration Contractor matched to your quality and value expectations - and not simply hire someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence.
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