Clearwater, FL - Spring is in the air along with a desire to get outside and start cleaning up, fixing up, repairing, and maybe even rebuilding. As the weather gets warmer, consumers turn their focus to home maintenance, remodeling and repair projects. Most of us lead hectic lives, leaving little time for us to complete home projects big or small.
Finding a trustworthy business is the same whether you’re looking for a remodeler, handyman, plumber, painter, pool contractor, landscaper, etc.
In 2012, your BBB saw a 29 percent increase in business inquiries which supports consumers are doing their homework before they hire a business.
“This is the high season for home improvement projects,” said Karen Nalven, President of BBB Serving West Florida. “There are hundreds of reputable contractors in our area who will deliver quality work, on time and within budget.”
The BBB advises homeowners to be wary of contractors who promise work at cut-rate prices or who ask the homeowner to pull his own permit.
It's in your best interest to ensure that the contractor you hire is properly licensed and insured to perform work in Florida. This protects you as a homeowner and assures that the work is done safely and completed according to all building code requirements.
If you need help around the house, BBB offers the following tips: