Hiring the right contractor for your project

We want you to feel confident about who you hire to take on big projects in your home. Here are some helpful tips when you are searching for a contractor for a home improvement project.

There are many qualified contractors you could hire to work on your home; but are they qualified for your specific job?

We think homeowners should feel confident when hiring professionals to improve their homes, and that’s why we wanted to share with you 3 ways you can be sure you are hiring the right contractor for your job.  If you get a super-strong reference from someone you trust, that may be all you need.  In other cases, we advise that you do AT LEAST one of the following, if not all three:

  1. Ask for references, and follow up with those references to ensure their work is high-quality and reliable.
  2. Confirm they are licensed and insured in your state or region, and ask to see proof of both.
  3. Review their portfolio showing experience with similar projects to ensure they have the necessary skills and expertise for your specific job. (ie: If you are looking to have windows replaced, do they have experience with replacing windows?)

12 Penny Exteriors is an exterior remodeler specializing in windows, doors, and siding. If you are looking to have your roof repaired or home painted, we are not your contractor- but we can certainly refer you to someone who can help with that! When it comes to your windows, doors and siding, we listen to your needs and utilize our extensive experience with these projects to help you find the best products for your project. 

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