Whenever you have a big problem with your home, whether it be your roof, HVAC, or areas in our realm such as waterproofing or foundation repair, it’s hard to tell when you might be taken for a ride. How do you know you have found a good foundation repair company? How do you know you are looking for a good foundation repair contractor? We have some tips for you and questions to ask that might help narrow the field.
Years in business or years of relevant experience in the industry. You want to know that the people you are working on have experience. Obviously, if someone has been in the industry for a long time, they will know more about diagnosing your problem. Consider years of combined experience as well.
Can you find good reviews and testimonials about the foundation repair company you are looking at? Reputation means a lot. If others had a good experience with a contractor your chances are better of having a good experience, also.
Is the foundation repair company you are looking at licensed and insured? Ask right away for the contractor’s license and insurance information before you get too far into the process. If something happens to your home you want to make sure you are protected. You can ask for a certificate of insurance from the contractor’s insurance provider.
Does the foundation repair company offer a warranty? For foundation and waterproofing products that will be installed in your home, you want to know that the foundation repair company will back it up with a warranty. Good companies like Earth Contact Products (ECP) will stand behind their products with a solid warranty.
Cost and time involved in your foundation repair or waterproofing project should be taken into account. While the best foundation repair company might not be the cheapest, they should be honest about their cost. Also, knowing the time and even the extent of the work that will be done are big factors.
Clean up is an important part of any job. Make sure that the foundation repair company you work with is willing to leave your property the way that they found it when they leave.
Our foundation repair contractors fit the bill with all the items above. ECP has a careful screening process and only works with the best of the best when it comes to foundation repair companies. Call us today to get matched with the right one for your job.