Before you start scanning the telephone directory and calling every room addition contractor in the book, let’s get your expectations on the right track. You ought to anticipate that in this day and age, competent professionals remain in high demand: great professionals are very busy.
This indicates when you do begin telephoning service providers, do not be surprised if they don’t immediately answer their phones– they are probably standing on a ladder someplace with their hands full when you call. Do not take it personally or presume they are not thinking about speaking with you, however contractors often won’t answer their mobile phones each time it rings. Disruptions decrease the effectiveness of the job at hand. For this reason alone, a lot of professionals wait until they are away from the jobsite before returning your calls.
Depending upon the volume of messages they get, it can take at least a couple of days to get back to you because your average certified tradesperson is in business as an owner-operator. This implies that they do all the work themselves and also do their own bookings. A slow response time is not necessarily a bad sign: it reveals that they are in need and it is a respectable sign that they are going to be well worth the wait.
It’s also vital to understand that Keystone General Contracting are often booked at least 2 to 4 months ahead of time. If you feel you cannot wait, remember this: Bad room addition contractors are available right away– due to the fact that they are not in need, or even worse, since they are more than willing to bump their current room addition and return to it later and then halfway into your renovation, the same specialist will bump you in favor of his latest client.
If a professional states he will “attempt to fit you in as quickly as he can” and to “please be patient,” take that as an indication that he isn’t going to take faster processes on his current project just to get to yours that much earlier. High-quality work takes time. You also don’t want that same service provider to reverse and rush your task just to get to his next one.
Let’s talk about the other part of the consumer equation: cost. No one wants to spend more than he has to on a room addition, however as the stating goes, “You get what you pay for.”
Just how much is the right amount? That requires some research on your part, due to the fact that it means getting more than one quote. In the end, you may get a couple of incredibly high quotes and a couple of very low quotes, and most likely you will get most of quotes that fall around the same cost. Probabilities are, one of those middle quotes will be the best price.
The higher quotes sometimes show the ability level of the professional or the rate that the market demands for particular home addition experts who have a reputation for outstanding-quality work. Incredibly low quotes commonly imply that the professional does not have the experience to appropriately estimate the task, let alone understand what it will require to get the job done properly, or they will take shortcuts with your home in order to undercut the legitimate competitors.
So as you start planning your job, be prepared to wait for the ideal professional and understand that there are methods to find the right price for the room addition you desire.
Call us today for an estimate on your room addition. Keystone General Contracting will return your call promptly and give you the best price for your project. We can make your dream of a room addition a reality.
Keystone General Contracting LLC
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577