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Local business listings for Amarillo, TX

bluefrog Plumbing Drain of Amarillo

Tags: plumber

(806) 243-1849

Last Updated:
August 27th, 2018

Are you in need of plumbing services for your home in Amarillo TX? Would you rather not sacrifice quality for a reasonable price? We’re right there with you. At bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, we’ve combined the best of both worlds.
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4701 South Western Street

Amarillo, TX 79109

Excellent Steel Buildings

Tags: Steel Buildings

(806) 853-9672

Last Updated:
April 16th, 2018

Industrial businesses and top contractors in Amarillo, TX, depends on this particular company for supplying the most durable steel build in the whole city. Metal building constructors can reply on the professional operation team of Excellent Steel Bu...
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Excellent Steel Buildings 4320 Canyon Dr.Apt.A2

Amarillo, TX 79109

West Texas Chimney and Venting Solutions

Tags: Amarillo TX's Certified Chimney Professionals

(806) 358-0817

Last Updated:
January 22nd, 2018

West Texas Chimney and Venting Solutions is owned by Jim and Kathy Ray and provides chimney and fireplace services to the Amarillo TX. For over 40 years, the certified team has cared for homes in the area. Services: Chimney & Fireplace Servic...
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6707 Wolflin Ave. Suite 400

Amarillo, TX 79106

Tree Service Amarillo

Tags: Tree Services Amarillo

(806) 424-0163

Last Updated:
October 14th, 2017

Amarillo's Best Tree Service Company. We specialize in tree care services that include tree removal, tree trimming and pruning, stump grinding and removal, and storm damage clean-up.
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5505 Andrews

Amarillo, TX 79106

Tri-State Remodeling

Tags: #2-Remodeling contractor

(806) 420-4205

Last Updated:
March 31st, 2017

At Tri-State Remodeling, we ensure all jobs are done in accordance with code and standards, resulting the satisfaction of our clients.Our organization specializes in kitchen and bathroom renovation in the Amarillo, Texas area. Our other services incl...
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6103 Star Ln #5

Amarillo, TX 79109

New Life Roofing

Tags: amarillo roofers

(806) 419-1710

Last Updated:
June 25th, 2016

We are a greater Amarillo licensed roofing contractor and also provide new roof construction and roof repair services in the surrounding communities including Dalhart, Dumas, Spearman, Borger, Hereford, Canyon, Dimmit, Pampa, Canadian, and many other...
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316 SW 6th Ave

Amarillo, TX 79101

BidRite Landscapes

Tags: tree service

(806) 654-2126

Last Updated:
May 11th, 2016

BidRite Landscapes is a locally owned tree service and landscaping company servicing the entire Texas panhandle.
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711 Sunset Terrace

Amarillo, TX 79106

Amarillo Roof Professionals

Tags: Amarillo Roof Professionals

(806) 318-1864

Last Updated:
May 10th, 2016

Amarillo Roof Professionals is a roofing contractor operating in Amarillo, Texas We offer a free roofing estimate and a 24-hour emergency roofing service for all types of property owners. Call Us!
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112 SW 8th Ave, Suite 301

Amarillo, TX 79101

Amarillo Restoration Pros

Tags: Water Damage Amarillo

(806) 316-5779

Last Updated:
April 6th, 2016

Here at Amarillo Restoration Pros we see your Property as one of your largest financial investments, and you need to preserve its integrity at all costs. However, when you attempt to take care of it yourself you are putting your investment at risk. U...
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115 N. Mc Masters

Amarillo, TX 79106

Amarillo Carpet Cleaners

Tags: Carpet Cleaning Service

(806) 370-2915

Last Updated:
March 23rd, 2016

Amarillo Carpet Cleaners is one of Amarillo's premier cleaning services. We pride ourselves on customers services and satisfaction. We care about your carpets as if they were our own. Have a tough stain no problem. There isn't a stain that our prof...
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10500 Choctaw Trail

Amarillo, TX 79118



How to Hire a Contractor in Amarillo TX You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Amarillo TX can be nerve-racking. This is especially true if it's a specialized project where you don't have the opportunity to develop a long-term relationship. While there is always a chance that you can get ripped off, the good news is that most Amarillo contractors out there are honest people that care about providing good service. Here are the things to look for to make sure that the contractor you choose fits that description.

Licensed in Amarillo TX

Depending on the type of work to be performed and your location, a home contractor may or may not be required to be licensed. However, most cities and states do require or at least allow businesses to register their names with the state and local government. If a license or other registration is required, not using a contractor that hasn't complied with the requirement is a no brainer. Even if it isn't required, being able to confirm the identity of a contractor and having a way to track them down if something goes wrong is definitely beneficial.

Bonded in Amarillo TX

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a TX or Amarillo agency to provide a source of funds to pay claims against a contractor. Like with licensing, bonds may or may not be required depending on the type or work and local laws. Bonding does provide a huge layer of protection because if a contractor performs poorly or doesn't complete the job, there is a guaranteed source of money to recover from. While you can always sue in court with or without a bond, a contractor who has gone out of business or disappeared without finishing the job is practically impossible to recover from if no bond was posted.

Insured in Amarillo TX

Accidents happen to even the best Amarillo contractors, and could include workers getting hurt, injuries to neighbors or people walking by your property, or property damage to a neighbor's or your own home or vehicles. Depending on the circumstances, your homeowner's policy may or may not cover the damages. If it does, you will still likely be out of the deductible and face a premium increase. A good contractor will be insured so that they can take full responsibility for any damages that arise out of mishaps during their work.

Price Quotes

Price quotes are less black and white. A good Amarillo contractor will often be reluctant to provide a firm quote for a complex project over the phone because your home's layout or other factors can greatly affect what it will take to complete the project. To best get a feel for whether a contractor is being honest, ask questions about what could affect the price, what materials are needed, and how much time they expect the project to take. Talk to several contractors before choosing.

Depending on the nature of the project, some contractors will only give a firm quote after a home visit. They may charge a small fee for the visit because providing a good quote can be time-consuming. Don't skip a contractor who won't provide a free estimate unless you know there are several contractors in the area who do make it a standard practice to provide free estimates for similar work.

Once your quotes are in, be wary of choosing the low bidder. A slightly competitive price may be good, but if it low balls the other quotes by a lot, there is a good chance that you will receive poor work or have the contractor later trying to charge you additional fees.

Contract

Always get your price quote in writing before any work begins. A good contract should include the project deadline, whether materials are covered, what happens if expected costs change, a specific description of the work to be performed, and what happens if the work is late or unsatisfactory. A good contractor will want a good contract because it ensures they are on the same page as the customer so that they can provide good service, and it also protects them from customers who fail to pay or raise frivolous disputes.

References in Amarillo TX

Always check references -- both online and offline. The best way to find a good Amarillo contractor is to ask your friends and neighbors if they recommend anyone. Good contractors often get most of their business by word of mouth. When you search online, the main thing you're looking for is a string of complaints about a contractor. This is the most common reason people leave online reviews.

Positive online reviews are less useful because people are less likely to make time to leave them, they can easily be faked, and sites such as Angie's List may even require the Amarillo contractor to pay before they are posted. If you didn't get any personal recommendations and the online feedback about a contractor is at least neutral, the best thing to do is to ask them for references you can contact and doing the rest of the due diligence outlined above.