Tips for hiring contractors


(KTSF by Jo Wan)
Accroding to Venus Stromberg, spokesperson of Contractors State License Board(CSLB), in an Attempt to save money, many homeowners hire unlicensed contractors to perform home repairs and improvements. There must be aware of the risk homeowners face by hiring unlicensed contractors. “Some contractors maybe not getting workers’ compensation for their employees. It could end up hurting homeowner because if workers injured on that property, consumer could be have liable for that if there is any medical expense.”

CSLB provides tips for hiring contractors
1. Hire a licensed contractor
2. Get at least 3-4 bids on your project
3. Ask for referrals when searching for a reputable contractor
4.Don’t choose the contractor with the cheapest price
5.Get a Written Contract
6.Always make payment with a check and provide a record of payment
7.Provide Workers’ compensation

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