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Local business listings for Corona, CA

Veracity Window and Door

Tags: window replacement corona

(866) 734-4088

Last Updated:
September 24th, 2018

Veracity Window and Door is an authorized retailer and installer for Infinity® from Marvin® Windows and Doors in Southern California.
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232 E. Grand Blvd

Corona, CA 92879

Affordable Awnings Company

Tags: awnings

(877) 900-4623

Last Updated:
September 17th, 2018

Welcome to Affordable Awnings Company, Southern California's experts in manufacturing and installing custom-made, stylish and long-lasting awnings for homes and businesses. We've been installing beautiful and highly-functional awnings at affordable p...
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500 Harrington Unit C1

Corona, CA 92880

OneStop Plumbers - Plumbing and Leak Detection

Tags: bathroom plumbing

(951) 415-9071

Last Updated:
September 13th, 2018

OneStop Plumbers is a family-owned and operated California licensed, insured and bonded plumbing company serving neighborhoods and businesses within Corona, Chino, Chino Hills, Eastvale, Norco, Riverside, Yorba Linda, Mira Loma, Jurupa Valley, Walnut...
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125 Business Center Drive, Suite H

Corona, CA 92880

Summit Cabinets

Tags: Kitchen Cabinets

(909) 980-0700

Last Updated:
August 21st, 2018

Summit Cabinets is your premier online source for kitchen and bathroom cabinets in Corona, CA. At Summit Cabinets, we believe that exceptional quality, outstanding value and superior service are the keys to success. That commitment to first-class qua...
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1631 Pomona Rd.

Corona, CA 92880

Appliance Repair Corona CA

Tags: appliances repair

(951) 389-0041

Last Updated:
June 14th, 2018

Appliance Repair Corona CA’s staff of appliance service technicians are properly trained to handle any of our customers’ concerns. The list of our services includesfridge, dishwasher, and oven repair. Our dedicated staff is ready to ensure that your ...
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1027 E 3rd St

Corona, CA 92879

Corona Mobile Locksmith

Tags: emergency lock out

(951) 643-0851

Last Updated:
March 9th, 2018

"If you’ve ever had the misfortune of having your home or commercial business broken into, you know how upsetting this can be. If you want to avoid this from occurring again, maximize your security with the help of Corona Mobile Locksmith. Corona Mob...
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451 Wellesley Dr

Corona, CA 92879

Pacific Pro Plumbing & Restoration

Tags: Emergency Plumber Corona

(951) 284-6234

Last Updated:
June 29th, 2017

Are you looking for a reliable plumbing expert in Southern California? Are you experiencing problems and difficulties with your system? If you need the assistance of a professional plumbing company that can make sure that everything is working proper...
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1941 California Ave., Suite 78894

Corona, CA 92881

solar system

Tags: solar energy

(800) 445-3639

Last Updated:
June 3rd, 2017

We will integrate the most efficient solar energy components and the latest technology, creating a high performance system designed for maximum electrical generation. A structural review of the roof and a thorough wind analysis will be established.  ...
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1750 California Ave, Suite 109

corona, CA 92881

Ranch House Doors

Tags: Wood Garage Doors

(951) 278-2884

Last Updated:
February 23rd, 2017

Ranch House Doors is a premier designer and manufacturer of custom built wood doors, garage doors, and entry doors. We provide single theme into custom wood garage doors, entry doors, shutters, and gates - perfectly turned to your overall vision. Ran...
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1527 Pomona Road

Corona, CA 92880

Stainless Steel Ball Valves

Tags: stainless-steel-ball-valves

(951) 279-5500

Last Updated:
November 17th, 2016

The Company is a leading supplier of hose fittings, camlock fittings and couplings since 2007. We have recently added a Stainless Steel Ball Valve division that supplies a quality stainless ball valve at exceptionally competitive prices. We have a co...
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330 South Maple Street Units F-H

Corona, CA 92880



How to Hire a Contractor in Corona CA You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Corona 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 Corona 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 Corona 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 Corona CA

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

Accidents happen to even the best Corona 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 Corona 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 Corona CA

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