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PO Box 490, St. Albans Bay, VT  05481

Phone: 802.876.6200



Avoid Common Misconceptions

  • Going with the lowest price saves you money.
  • Doing it yourself saves money.
  • If a person claims to have many years of experience,       they must  do quality work.

Common Scams

  • Today-only discounts.
  • High-pressure salespeople.
  • Beware of door-to-door contractors.

How to choose the Right Contractor; 11 questions to ask before inviting them out to YOUR home

  1. Do you carry general liability insurance?
  2. Do you carry worker's compensation insurance?
  3. Will you provide me with a written lien waiver?
  4. Are you a member of the NAHB?
  5. Will you handle all the required building permits?
  6. Do you warranty your work? And how long does the warranty last?
  7. Who will be in charge of the job?
  8. Will you provide me with written references?
  9. What percentage of your business is repeat or referral business?
  10. How many projects like mine have you completed in the last year?
  11. How do you handle job cleanliness?

The Biggest Mistakes Homeowners Make and How to Fix Them

  • Listening to the wrong people
  • Call at least three of the references you've been given.
  • Visit the references and see example work.

How to tell if your remodeling project will run smoothly - BEFORE you sign a contract

  • Good communication
  • Chemistry with the salesperson
  • Reference check
  • Professionally written proposal

Plan your Project!

  • The greatest secret of all...
  • Plan your project with a qualified remodeling expert; call a Remodelers Council member today!

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