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Local business listings for Brea, CA

Appliance Repair Brea

Tags: appliances repair

(562) 232-4404

Last Updated:
May 10th, 2018

Appliance Repair Brea has been dedicated to helping you with all kinds of appliances repair service requests. We are highly proficient in dealing with various situations. Our team is equipped with various tools and equipment.
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2500 E Imperial Hwy #201

Brea, CA 92821

KC Power Clean

Tags: pressure washing service

(714) 342-5326

Last Updated:
September 28th, 2017

At KC Power Clean Inc., we aim to provide quality cleaning, restoration and surface preparation services. Whether you are a discerning homeowner looking for an honest and professional pressure washing and sandblasting contractor or a property managem...
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2500 E Imperial Hwy 201

Brea, CA 92821

United Concrete Coating & Repair Inc.

Tags: Concrete Polishing

(714) 582-2322

Last Updated:
March 25th, 2017

United Concrete Coating & Repair Inc. provides concrete polishing, staining, coating and repair in Orange County, Los Angeles and Riverside.
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420 W Lambert Rd H

Brea, CA 92821

Electrician Services Corp

Tags: Home Improvement Contractors

(714) 987-2368

Last Updated:
March 5th, 2017

We provide air conditioning, electrical and other repair services in Brea California and the surrounding cities in Orange County California
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417 S. Associated Rd.

Brea, CA 92821

Brea Garage Door Repair

Tags: Brea Garage Door Repair

(714) 582-3789

Last Updated:
October 15th, 2016

We at Brea Garage Door Repair, focuses on garage door repair, spring repair, new installation, maintenance and garage door opener repair. We have a tendency to additionally replace and install new. We can fix 99% of all garage door problems at a time...
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310 South Walnut Avenue

Brea, CA 92821

Gate Repair Brea

Tags: Gate Repair

(714) 517-1684

Last Updated:
July 3rd, 2016

Dedicated technicians and the best infrastructures in California! Gate Repair Brea keeps its clients happy by offering fast response emergency gate repairs and troubleshooting openers thoroughly. An expert in gate maintenance service.
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Pointe Dr

Brea, CA 92821

All Points Restoration

Tags: water damage restoration

(714) 993-7888

Last Updated:
May 20th, 2016

All Points Restoration is an Orange County water damage restoration company that specializes in fire damage, flood damage, and mold remediation. We also rent restoration equipment for contractors or those who want to try their hand at damage restorat...
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543 South Brea Boulevard #2

Brea, CA 92821

Brea Water Damage Restoration

Tags: Brea Water Damage Restoration

(657) 999-4752

Last Updated:
May 4th, 2016

Welcome to Brea Water Damage Restoration , locally owned and operated restoration company. Our office located at 770 S. Brea Blvd. # E Brea CA 92821 (S Brea Blvd & E Acacia St). Our team specialize in water and fire restoration, mold remediation, sew...
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770 S. Brea Blvd. # E

Brea, CA 92821

A.C.R Contracting & Handyman Services

Tags: bathroom remodeling

(714) 529-1997

Last Updated:
April 24th, 2016

A.C.R Contracting & Handyman services is a family owned business based out of Brea, CA. We offer a plethora of home renovation services ranging from bathroom remodeling to cabinet installation. We have been operating in Orange County for over 15 year...
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968 Orangewood Dr

Brea, CA 92821

Solar Panels Company Brea CA

Tags: Solar Panels Company Brea CA

(714) 798-9214

Last Updated:
February 29th, 2016

Need Roof Repair Brea CA we specialize in solar panels contractors Brea, solar energy solutions Brea, new installation and repair Brea, solar panels installation Brea, Servicing Brea, CA 92821 and surround cities visit roofrepairbrea.com for more inf...
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103 East Imperial Highway

Brea, CA 92821



How to Hire a Contractor in Brea CA You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Brea CA 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 Brea 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 Brea CA

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 Brea CA

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a CA or Brea 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 Brea CA

Accidents happen to even the best Brea 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 Brea 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 Brea CA

Always check references -- both online and offline. The best way to find a good Brea 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 Brea 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.