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You should look at their current
and past work !

When remodeling look at the Repairing Building Contractor and his past workIt may not always be possible, but if you can, look at your potential repairing building contractor’s work past work, or possibly the best of all, the work they’re currently undertaking.

Samples of work can still tell you a lot about how a repairing building contractor handles his or her jobs, even if you don't know a lot about construction. Work in progress or even a completed remodeling project that they have worked on will really show off what the repairing building contractor can and cannot do.

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When looking at completed works, especially completed homes, here are some things to look for:

· The fact that a building contractor doesn’t technically perform a number of jobs on the home, he or she certainly oversees the project and a good repairing building contractor won’t settle for anything but perfection. So, look for major imperfections in the outside appearance. Are the windows and doors level if that's the job they did ? Is the paint evenly applied? Does the landscaping look professional?
· Inside the home, ensure that the walls look clean and even. If patches have been made in the drywall, are they visible? If they remodelled the bathroom or the kitchen ? Are the tiles in bathrooms and the kitchen properly sealed or does they have holes or cracks? Is every fixture properly affixed? Is the carpet laid correctly?
· If you're in a home that's completely remodelled, ask that homeowner questions. Are they happy with the work?

However, a remodeling project in progress will tell you a lot, particularly if you know what you're looking at. You may not get to see too much, depending on the stage of construction.

Here are some overall things to look for before undertaking a remodeling contract

· Is the job site seem clean and well organized?
· Has the repairing building contractor taken measures to protect the property during construction?
· Are workers working (unless it's break time)?
· Are the remodeling subcontractors on the jobsite properly supervised? Do they know their trades?

Even if you don't know a lot about construction, looking at past jobs can tell you a lot about a building contractor. Look for signs of professionalism and perfectionism. A good repairing building contractor won't accept cracked walls, poorly aligned cabinets, carpets with slight gaps at the wall lines and a lot of other "little things."

When it comes to adding on to an existing house or even remodeling a room, it's the little details that matter.

Your repairing building contractor should be an expert at the details.

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