Having work done on your house soon?
A guest will be on Thursday's FOX19 Morning News to talk about seven tips you should know before workers enter your home. The tips are:
*Check references – Ask for at least three references before hiring. You should also visit a recent job or two to see the completed work. Ask previous customers if this is the kind of company that wants a lifetime relationship to develop references or a quick pay day.
*Check for proper state licenses and insurance – Make sure the company carries both liability and worker's compensation and that the policy is enough to cover any real damage. This protects you in case a worker gets hurt in your home and tries to sue you. It also protects you in case a worker steals something. So make sure you lock up and hide all valuables, like jewelry.
*Ask for a warranty – Check that the company backs up its work with a warranty, which is why a national company is often your best bet. 360° Painting warranties its work for two years and if you have a problem with a local owner, you can call the national office, offering extra assurance you'll get quality work. Check that you can reach the company with a phone number, email and 24-hour hotline.