7 Important Questions

1. Are you licenced?

Before a building contractor begins work on your home you should always make sure they are licensed as this guarantees that they have the experience and knowledge to carry out building work for you. It is illegal to carry out building works unlicensed.

2. Are you insured?

In addition to Licensing a building contractor must also be insured, this protects you and your home during the building stages in the event that something goes wrong or anything is damaged,  You are covered.

3. Do you have any references?

References are one of the most important aspects of selecting a builder, as this ensures the contractor has a group of satisfied customers willing to acknowledge his work is up to par.

4. Have you done a job like this?

It is always a good idea to ask the builder if he has done this type of work before, as this ensures they have the experience to take on your project.  Ask if you can see some pictures.

5. Do you offer a guarantee?

Most will offer some type of guarantee, which means if there’s any problems with the work the contractor will agree to fix it.  For your own peace of mind make sure the builder you hire does.

6. Can you provide a written and detailed quote?

It is always good to obtain a detailed written quote as this will help you understand what work is required. It also allows you to compare apples with apples to make sure nothing is left out in other quotes. Avoiding any nasty surprises

7. Do you use quality products?

By using quality products and materials your renovation/extension will stand the test of time, look far more professional and be a lot safer for your family. also saving you time and money in the long term.