You’ve asked friends to recommend great contractors, picked your favorite, checked references — and maybe even conducted an online background check on his business. So you know you’ve found a top-notch guy for your home improvement project.
But remember that his bottom line is getting you to sign a contract, and he’s not going to mention anything that might get in the way. Before you make a commitment, here’s what you need to know in order to protect your own bottom line.
1. He’s Not the Only Game in Town
Even if you believe you found the best contractor in the area, don’t hire him unless you’re sure he’s right for your project.
You should solicit at least three bids from three different contractors before awarding a home improvement project.…