Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Drywall Installation And Repair Service
When hiring and working with a Drywall Contractor, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Drywall Contractor commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Drywall Contractor? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Drywall 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 Drywall Installation And Repair Service work at a fair price?
A Find a Drywall Contractor 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 Drywall Contractor prepare a "not to exceed" estimate. Agree on the final price, sign a complete written agreement (see below) before any work begins.
Q What should I expect to pay for Drywall Installation And Repair Service?
A Most Drywall Installation And Repair Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Drywall Contractor ranges from $72 to $108 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 Drywall Contractor.
Q Do I need to use a licensed Drywall Contractor for my job?
A A professional Drywall Contractor must be licensed to provide most Drywall Installation And Repair Services. To check a Drywall Contractor'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.
Q Should I use an insured Drywall Contractor for my project?
A Your Drywall Contractor should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Drywall Contractor should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.
Q Does my Drywall Contractor need to be bonded?
A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Drywall Contractor. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Drywall 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 Drywall Contractor can handle a number of jobs, troubleshooting situations and repairs. The list below summarizes common Drywall Installation And Repair Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:
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