Things to Know: Before Hiring A Contractor


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Is the Company Licensed and Insured?

Hiring a company that is licensed ensures that you are hiring a company that is in compliance with the local government's requirements to operate its business. This often lends credibility to the company having knowledge and skills in its area of expertise. If a company is not insured, it is a violation of the law. Check with the company to make sure they are licensed and insured before even considering them.

Northtowns Remodeling Corp is licensed and insured

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How Long Has the Company Been in Business?

If a company has not been in business for a significant period of time, it is difficult to track their history and obtain reliable references.

We have been servicing Western New York for over 25 years. Our 25+ years experience has earned us an accreditation and an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau as well as a Super Service award for Angie's List.

If you are not able to find independent and verifiable information about a contractor, there may be a reason for this.

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Will I Get a Detailed Estimate?

Some companies send a quote to a customer with just a final price. In this case, it is difficult for the customer to know what is actually included in the estimate (and what is not). Sometimes there are unexpected costs due to the lack of detail in the quote.

We provide our potential customers with comprehensive proposals which includes clean up and removal of debris and other often overlooked details.

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When Will I Get the Estimate?

A customer should normally receive the quote within 5 business days of the initial visit.

We will be sure to get your quote to you within 5 days of the initial visit.

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Should I Hire the Company That Sends Me the Lowest Priced Estimate?

You get what you pay for. Many consumer groups will tell you to stay away from very low priced estimates. Even though it appears that you will be getting a great deal, the contractor is probably cutting corners somewhere, maybe using cheaper materials or leaving portions of the project out of the estimate only to be "surprised" by some extra costs after the project has already been started.

We pride ourself on our commitment to excellence. You can be confident that when you hire our company for your remodeling project, you will be getting extremely skilled craftsman installing quality products with the utmost attention to detail.

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