Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Plastering Service
When hiring and working with a Plastering Contractor, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Plastering Contractor commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Plastering Contractor? 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.
Q How do I get good Plastering Service work at a fair price?
A Find a Plastering 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 Plastering 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 Plastering Service?
A Most Plastering Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Plastering Contractor ranges from $71 to $106 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 Plastering Contractor.
Q Do I need to use a licensed Plastering Contractor for my job?
A A professional Plastering Contractor must be licensed to provide most Plastering Services. To check a Plastering 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 Plastering Contractor for my project?
A Your Plastering Contractor should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Plastering Contractor should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.
Q Does my Plastering Contractor need to be bonded?
A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Plastering Contractor. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Plastering 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 Plastering Contractor can handle a number of jobs, troubleshooting situations and repairs. The list below summarizes common Plastering Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:
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