Honest Contractors Are Scary - I've been working in the construction
business for a long time and when I tell someone that I am a contractor,
they often get a look on their face that tells me I'm not in a good
business. Some people are a little more polite than others, but I often
run into people who have hired contractors, only to find themselves
amidst plenty of problems that they never even thought of or imagined
were going to happen.
to Solving Building Contractor Problems - Nobody in the construction
business or anyone else wants to have problems, but they happen and the
best thing that we can do is be prepared for them. Whether you're
building a new home, remodeling an old one or simply using a contractor
for simple home repairs, you need to prepare yourself for problems and
anything else that could go wrong while a contractor is working on your
Why Doesn't My
Contractor Show up When They Say They Will? - Well there could be
quite a few things going on in your contractor's life, but most of the
time, they are simply too busy to handle the work load that has been
placed upon them.
Never Hire a Contractor That's Too Busy - A lot of people think that
a contractor that's too busy, must be a good contractor. I'm not going
to argue with that and I would even agree to that last statement. A busy
contractor, is either going to be one of two things. He's either going
to be one of the cheapest contractors in the area, or he's going to be
one of the best.
Contractor Wants $2000 As a Down Payment - Don't give it to them. I
can't stress this enough and I'm going to say it again, don't give it to
them. If you feel comfortable with the contractor, maybe there's
something else that you can work out, some other way that you can get
the job started, but that's a lot of money to give a contractor,
especially if it's someone who you just met.