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Nine Tips for Finding a General Contractor You Can Trust


General Contractor 

You're not alone if you've ever been in a difficult spot with a general contractor. Here are nine suggestions to bear in mind while you look for a general contractor you can rely on:

1. Insist on a license - This ensures that you receive important consumer protection, such as insurance requirements. Every state mandates that anyone or any business providing home improvement services inside the state must hold a state board license. The purpose of licensing is to make sure that those delivering contractor services are competent to do so and have satisfying additional criteria, such as passing criminal background checks.

2. Ask for referrals - Ask for referrals from people you trust. The best marketing is word-of-mouth, whether you are the consumer or the business owner. WOM marketing is among the most effective kinds of advertising since 88% of consumers prefer suggestions from their friends rather than those in traditional media.

3. Check with your local authorities - Check for any records of complaints or license suspensions. Verify the contractors' licensing status and any pending complaints by contacting TDLR or the Texas Department of