Basking Ridge NJ Contractor Posts Most Cost Effective Home Improvements

Jeff of All Trades offers a range of home improvement skills to area homeowners. The latest blog provides information about home improvements that add value to the residence.

Jeff of All Trades and owner, Jeff VanOrden are pleased to announce the release of a new blog post about home improvement projects. The home improvement contractors NJ team blog article concerns itself with more than specific projects. Instead, the New Jersey home improvement contractor article talks about the importance of selecting a contractor with the right reputation and skills to complete the job correctly and expeditiously.

Dealing with local contractors, rather than those who may move into the area in the aftermath of a storm or other disaster is another way to make improvements more cost effective. Less-than-reputable contractors may offer repairs to homeowners with major storm damage to a home. At a time when repairs are needed, the disreputable contractor may use lower quality materials or may take other shortcuts with the result that the work performed doesn't last and the repair must be redone.

According to the post, the homeowner can avoid the need to redo costly repairs and improvement projects by getting estimates from several contractors before deciding on a contractor. The references and history of completed projects should be thoroughly checked.

References from family and friends is a helpful step to take when checking out the reputation of a potential contractor. Even the most reputable companies should be asked about background checks on their employees. Keep jewelry and valuable out of sight while contractors are working in the house. A firm commitment about when the work will be done is another part of the work agreement.

A firm commitment of the completion date should be part of the written contract. This step will prevent the job from being started but not completed. This is particularly a problem is all the payment is given to the contractor in advance. The client has no recourse and no pressure to ensure completion of a quality job.

Contact Info:
Name: Jeff VanOrden
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Organization: Jeff of All Trades
Address: 23 Musket Drive, Basking Ridge NJ
Phone: (908) 963-3533

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