Do you dream of the perfect deck for your Weston area home to socialize, relax, and enjoy with friends and family? Are you looking for the right person for the job, but don’t know how to go about it? If yes, you no longer need to worry. Here are some tips that will help you select the ideal deck builder for the job.
1. Ask friends and family members for recommendations. The best place to start your search is by talking to someone who got their deck repaired or replaced recently. You can learn about their experience and how well they thought the contractor did the job. Don’t worry if you don’t know anyone who has had deck work done. You can turn to the internet for help. Sites like Angie’s List are an excellent source for decking contractors. You can also check the reviews of various deck companies, and go through the phone book.
2. Speak with deck company owners. You should now be able to narrow down your search to a list of few potential deck builders. Next, call around and speak with potential deck companies or reach them through email. Introduce yourself and explain why you need a deck contractor. Please pay attention to how they interact with you. You want to hire someone interested and ready to work to create your dream deck. Cross off builders who don’t return calls, or who don’t seem to have time to talk to you. There’s a high chance they won’t have time to listen to your ideas later on if you hire them!
3. Find out more about the company. Ask about the company. Learn more, how long they have been building and repairing decks. It’s always better to hire someone more experienced because they can build you a better deck. Besides, they know how to handle things if something goes amiss.
4. Take a look at their work. It also helps if you can look at some of the contractor’s past work. The excellent deck contractors won’t shy away from doing so. They take pride in their work and will at least be ready to show a few previous jobs.
5. Ask for a quote. It’s when you have narrowed down your options to 3-5 deck builders that you can ask them to present you with a quote. Remember, you need to work within your budget, so they need to be able to build a deck you can afford.
Part 2 coming soon.