When work needs doing on your home and you don’t have the time or skills to do it yourself, your next best option is going to be hiring a contractor. Whilst there’s nothing wrong with doing this, you do need to be careful with who you hire.
There are so many contractor disaster stories out there on the internet, and it can be enough to put you off hiring anybody! If you are careful though, you can avoid contractor-related problems which can be expensive, stressful, and set your entire project back.
Even the simplest of home renovations can turn into a major disaster, but if you take time and apply due diligence throughout the hiring process so that you only take on a contractor who is 100% suitable for the job, you can avoid all these problems.
#1: Common Contractor Disaster Stories
We have heard of so many different scenarios and occurrences of contractor problems. By far, the most common, however, are accidents in the home caused by a contractor’s lack of due care and attention. Improper use of tools, the careless placement of equipment and use of inappropriate chemicals can all be hazardous not only for …