If you think it's expensive hiring a good contractor, try hiring a bad one!
Listed are a few tips to help verify a contractor for your next project.
Proper Licencing: Make sure the contractor has the proper residential and commercial licencing, and that they are up to date. Many contractors do not hold their own licence. Verify that they are using their own, and not a different contractor's. If you hire an unlicensed contractor and something goes wrong, there is not much you can do to reclaim your loss.
BBB Accredited Business: Being Accredited helps ensure your trust with the contractor, and that they will do the job right, and if problems do occur, they'll fix them.
Adequate Insurance: Check with your prospective contractor to ensure they have the proper coverage to protect you and them in the unfortunate event of an accident.
Ask and Check References: Contractors should be willing to provide a list of references upon request. Check up on them and make sure they are capable of meeting your requirements.
Written Quote: Have the contractor list out all the services you are expecting to have done to your home or business. Keep in mind, if you get a cheap quote, make sure they are not cutting any corners that will cost you more in the long run! Make sure you get mulitple quotes from different contrators. For honest, getting the job done right the first time estimates, call All American Home Improvement today!
Signs You May Need a New Roof
Not only are leaks a big indecation you may need to replace your roof, but here are a few tohers you over look.
WATER SPOTS: If you see water spots on your ceilings, don't wait! Call All American ASAP for a roof inspection before the problem gets even worse and more expensive.
MISSING SHINGLES: Shingles that appear to be missing can cuase exposed elements to weaken and begin to rot. If your roof has begun to loose shingles due to a storm or the age of ther roof, call us for your quote.
POTATO CHIP SHINGLES: Shingles can start to curl to resemble potato chips due to inadequate ventilatioin, roof age, not properly being installed, defective product, and installing new shingles over old ones.
ROTTING SOFFIT AND FASCIA: Rotting in these areas can be cuased by ice dams, torn shingles, and faulty gutters. All American Home Improvment can fix any of your roofing or home improvment projects!
Replacing Your Windows?
EFFICIENCY RATING: The higher the energy efficiency rating, the more comforable your home and your wallet will feel during the winter months. Make sure you as All American for the most efficient windows for you next project!
TYPES: Whether it be wood, vinyl, or fiberglass frame, double, single hung, or casement, awning, hopper, or fixed style windows, consult All American for the best advise on window styles and set ups to improve your homes look and design. All American is your leading window replacement installers in the Evansville area.
HOW TO CLEAN: There are certain types of windows that require extra attention when cleaning. Make sure you get instrutions on how to properly clean these window styles so you're not confused later when its cleaning time!