​Just how can one find a gutter installation contractor that won’t try to rip one off? Homeowners often ask this question several times. Of course it always comes after one has been a victim of guttering contractors who fail to deliver or stick to their word. They promise value for money and deliver something else. So just how can one escape such contractors? Are there tale tell signs that one should consider as red flags and run before becoming a victim of substandard services? There are certainly signs. You only need to be on the lookout for them. Here is how to go about it.
Licensing – it stands out as an obvious consideration. It is not that obvious. As a matter of fact, it is not obvious at all. There are several mid-size gutter installation service providers today operating without licenses. The danger that often comes along with hiring such contractors is the fact that you may not be able to make a claim against them should anything go amiss during the gutter installation project. This is simply because no insurance company will cover an unlicensed company. No home insurance company will also accept liability occasioned by the negligence of an unlicensed gutter installation service provider.
Reputation is yet another factor you may want to consider. The fact that a contractor is known well across your neighborhood should tell you something about what to expect. A good name is simply a sign that the contractor will never let you down.
Finally, consider experience and reputation at the same time. You will be taking a big risk hiring an inexperienced gutter installation company to take on a massive gutter installation project. You will also be taking a huge risk hiring any company with negative reviews on their service delivery. Don’t take such gambles. Stick to the experienced and reputable.