Many customers are always looking for the lowest price available, as a way of saving money. As contractors, we understand that, but there are some precautions you must look at, and not choose a contractor just because they offered the lowest price. Getting a licensed contractor is one of the biggest factors if you're going to remodel, renovate, fix, etc. your house. When you look only at the price and not at other factors, it's rather calling for more trouble. An unlicensed contractor usually is the one who gives the lowest price, but you're not going to be totally safe if you're going to hire one. Many unlicensed contractors emerged after a sudden surge of "would-be" contractors decided to base their profession on construction. But that's the problem.
These contractors don't have any insurances, licenses, or certificates to prove the worthiness of their professionalism. A contractor getting a licensed itself is not that
This is where the story begins. When you hire an unlicensed contractor, at first they promise to do the finest work and require loads of money upfront. Then the first few days they just do small jobs such as bringing in the materials. Afterwards they don't come. You then call, leaving a polite message, expecting them to call back. But they don't. Then you're distraught and leave another phone call, this time not so politely. They call back and excuses begin, such as truck's engine got busted, or something like that. Then they ask you for more money in order to complete the job.
Sounds foolish, doesn't it? That's why getting a licensed contractor is very important. For example, if you see any mistake in the job that the licensed contractor did, you can sue. You can also get a portion of your money back to cover up the cost of
easy. They get checked on their criminal record if they have any, and require minimum amount of experience at the least. So when you get an unlicensed contractor, keep in head that if there's any damage afterwards in the work they do, you can't blame them since there's no legal action. They were illegal in the first place.
the damage. Also keep in mind, some people have the guts to pull out an insurance that isn't theirs, but someone else's. They show you the license, yes, but if they don't have insurance, and pull out someone else's, that would be fraud. Also, U.S. EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) has created a law that if contractors were to engage in construction work, they must have the certificate in order to work.
NY Home Improvement is dedicated in performing the highest quality works. We make sure that our clients as pleased while we work on the job. Our crew of master craftspeople are honest, reliable, and professional with over 28 years of experience. We've been always complimented on our jobs by both customers and strangers alike. We take the time to listen to your needs so we can be sure of exactly what you want.
NY Home Improvement is licensed by the Department of Consumer Affairs of New York City, certified in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene; Lead Safety for Remodeling, Repair, & Painting Work in Construction, and fully insured by Workers Compensation Liability & Disability Insurance.
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