How to Talk With Your Contractor

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Hiring, managing, and communicating with a contractor may seem like a daunting task, but only if you allow it to be. Unfortunately, there are many contractors out there that tend to be unscrupulous and will often suggest expensive projects that are not necessary for your home. You may be able to thwart this and other common contractor issues by finding the right contractor for you. Also, having a general understanding of certain home construction projects will pay off dividends and may prevent issues for you in the future.
Finding an honest, hardworking, and quality oriented contractor can be a difficult undertaking. However, there are many ways to find them. They are:

  • Only use contractors that come highly recommended
  • Ask your friends and neighbors who they have had positive experiences with in the past
  • If all else fails, you can use trusted online ratings and reviews.

Jon Sader’s White Paper on How to Talk With Your Contractor