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Trusting your Contractor can be Difficult: Here's Buckby's Guide to Trusting your Contractor

At Buckby we want our customers to trust our service, experience and knowledgeable staff. We know hiring a contractor that can work for you can be difficult. We are going to break down the best way to hire a contractor that you can trust and that can suit your needs!


Here are our Tips for Trusting your Contractor:


Do They Have Experience?

When looking to hire a contractor you want someone who is credible and has the right experience for the job. You want to look for a company or contractor that has good reviews or customer testimonials. This will give you a good idea of how well the company or contractor performs. Do your research so that you can trust the contractor or company has the right experience and proper certification needed to get the job done right. Hiring a contractor with experience can make all the difference!


Have you conducted an Interview?

I know what you're thinking, "Why would I interview my contractor?"Hiring a contractor can be daunting interviewing your contractor can save you and them a lot of time. You might find that the contractor you meet with is not able to fulfill your vision. Interviews are a good way to find out more about the company or contractor you're hiring. Then you will be able to identify and choose the company or contractor that is best suited to your needs.


Is Cheapest best?

As much as we all want to save money, especially in these trying times, cheapest is not always best when it comes to home projects. Several factors, including the type of project you are looking for, as well as any issues that arise along the way, can influence the price you end up paying. Discuss your budget in-depth with your contractor in advance.



Do you have your Paperwork in Order?

You need to ensure both your contractor and yourself have all the necessary paperwork before starting a new construction project. A project needs to include insurance, workers' compensation, contracts, project specifications, and change orders. Asking about these documents during the interview process is essential. You don't want to work with a disorganized company.


Does the contractor/company have references?

Do not be afraid to ask the company or contractor if they have any references that you can contact during the interview process. You will hear direct feedback from a previous client they've worked with, so you know for sure what to expect. Making hiring a contractor easier for you. Make your best decision by comparing these references with your research.


Have you read their reviews?

Even though there are many internet trolls, reading reviews can still be useful. Investigate every possible source to get the most accurate picture of how the company performs. You can weed out any internet trolls using a variety of sources for reviews and research!


Trust your gut!

Nobody knows you better than you! Trust your gut and go with the company or contractor you feel has the best expertise and knowledge. Make sure you are hiring a contractor that you feel is a good fit for you!


We hope you have found this guide useful and that it helps you hire the right company or contractor needed for any future home projects! If you are currently looking to hire a trusted contractor with trusted experience, knowledge and expertise then book a consultation with Buckby today!


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