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Feb
05
#8 TIPS ON HOW TO HIRE A CONTRACTOR

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Put it in Writing

Draw up a contract that details every step of the project: payment schedule; proof of liability insurance and worker's compensation, a start date and forecast completion date; specific materials and products to be used. Now is a good time to double check the www.lalbc.louisiana.gov website to verify that the contractor is licensed. Insisting on a clear contract isn't about mistrust, It's about insuring a successful renovation. Finally, remember that as soon as a change is made or a problem uncovered, the price just increased and the project just got longer. The four most expensive words in the English language? "While you're at it...."