The success of your kitchen improvement project greatly depends on the level of qualification of the contractor you hire for the job. That means, there is a need for you to be extra careful with your choice. Look for a service provider of custom countertops, Poway, CA that is proven reputable – a company that won’t let your money go down the drain.
So, how to find a highly qualified (if not the most qualified) contractor in town? Here are the steps to follow:
Step 1: Build a list of prospects. There are a number of ways that can help build your list of prospective providers of custom countertops, Poway, CA. You can make use of local directories online (e.g. Angie’s List, Yelp, Yellowpages, Google My Business) to find some companies with great reviews. You can also get recommendations from your community and that includes, of course, your friends, colleagues, and even from your neighborhood as they might have some good options in mind.
Step 2: Compare prospects using the same set of criteria. Now that you have built a list of prospects, it’s time to compare them to determine which ones are the most qualified. Of course, you should use the same set of criteria in the comparison process to level the playing field. In doing so, consider including the following guidelines:
- The number of completed countertop projects in the past
- The reference they can provide (you can call previous clients for feedback/testimonials)
- The project timetable (when can they start; the expected completion date)
- The number of years the company has been in business
- The physical address/office location of the custom countertop contractor
- If the contractor is licensed to operate in your area
- If the company is insured against workers’ compensation claims (to know if you do/don’t have a liability in case of accident)
- And, other items, which you think are unique to your project
Step 3: Trim down your list to the most qualified ones. After completing the items above, by now, you should be able to trim your list down to the most qualified ones. Shall we say, you trim it down to three.
Step 4: Do another round of interview to pick your final choice. Now that you have a final list of prospects, it is time to do another set of interviews . This one will provide you an opportunity to ask clarificatory questions about the things that might be a little shady to you. After doing so, you should be able to choose the one that you think the most qualified to do the job.
Step 5: Finalize your work agreement. Now that you have chosen a custom countertop contractor, it is time to finalize your work agreement. You should agree on terms and conditions, including on fees, project timetable, materials, the final design, among other pertinent details of your custom countertop project. It is important that you and your contractor are on the same page, so make sure that you read every single detail of the agreement before you close the deal or accept the contract agreement.
Looking for a reputable provider of custom countertop, Poway, CA? Contact Scandinavian Marble Design today at (760) 591-0070.