Planning on renovating a kitchen or bathroom? Whether remodeling in your home is big or small, it is advisable to hire a licensed contractor to do the work. While it might be tempting to DIY, licensed contractors are better educated and equipped to do major renovations. Here are 3 reasons to hire a licensed contractor for home remodeling project.
Licensed contractors have invested time to obtain the appropriate licenses and permits from authorized state or government offices, after passing the appropriate test. They have gained experience and knowledge through a regulated educational training and legal processes.
Most licensed contractors will offer liability insurance to protect your family and home. Liability insurance is protection from personal and bodily injury and property damage that could occur during your renovation. For instance, if a pipe is damaged accidently during the construction process, the insurance protection will cover the cost of repair or replacement that may be incurred. A company that does not offer insurance would not be able to do the same.
Licensed contractors have been trained to understand and meet all requirements set by the local city council and federal government. They schedule inspections to make sure your home meets every single quality requirement and passes all safety examinations. This is important when you are selling a home. Potential buyers will want to know if renovations were done up to code with proper permitting.
With a licensed and insured contractor, you can be assured that your house is in good hands. When it comes to construction projects, the cheapest options may not always be the best. Although it may cost you a bit more, it is a one-time investment which will eventually save you time, money and provide the quality remodeling you want.
JMI Construction & Flooring is fully licensed and insured. If we can help on any home remodeling project, please contact us today.