Six guidelines to follow to help ensure that the painting contractor you hire is a qualified professional.
Licensing – Make sure the contractor you request an estimate from has the proper local and state level licenses, whatever is required by law in your area. These licenses are designed to protect you the consumer against fraud and uninsured contractors.
Insurance – Before even requesting an estimate, confirm that the contractor has insurance and can provide you with a current insurance certificate. Be sure to request one prior to the start of any work and check the dates on it to make sure it is current.
References – Ask the contractor if he has a list of references; ask for both current and older references. Requesting older references will establish the credibility and longevity of the contractor. Check to see if the contractor is a … Read More »