Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Concrete Installation and Repair Service
When hiring and working with a Concrete Contractor, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Concrete Contractor commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Concrete Contractor? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Concrete Installation and Repair 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 Concrete Installation and Repair 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 Concrete Installation and Repair Service?
A Most Concrete Installation and Repair Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Concrete Contractor ranges from $86 to $129 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 Concrete Contractor.
Q Do I need to use a licensed Concrete Contractor for my job?
A You should use a licensed Concrete Contractor for any work that exceeds $500. To check a Concrete 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 Concrete Contractor for my project?
A Your Concrete Contractor should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Concrete Contractor should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.
Q Does my Concrete Contractor need to be bonded?
A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Concrete Contractor. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Concrete 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.
An experienced Concrete Contractor can handle a number of jobs, troubleshooting situations and repairs. The list below summarizes common Concrete Installation and Repair Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:
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