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Edmonds Mobile Locksmith

Tags: locksmith

(425) 587-1061

Last Updated:
June 27th, 2018

No one offers you better service than Edmonds Mobile Locksmith. When you need residential, commercial or automotive locksmith services, give us a call. We can handle all of your locksmith jobs right here at Edmonds Mobile Locksmith. When you are lock...
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23632 Washington 99, Suite 102

Edmonds, WA 98026

EE Modeling System

Tags: Engineering Services

(425) 728-8440

Last Updated:
August 24th, 2017

The EFDC_Explorer Modeling System (EEMS) was created to make environmental hydrodynamic modeling accurate, efficient, and easier for the scientific community. We understood from the beginning that our tool needed to be constantly evolving to suit ...
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110 W Dayton St Suite 202

Edmonds, WA 98020

Premier Painting and Construction, LLC

Tags: paint companies in Seattle

(206) 478-6959

Last Updated:
December 21st, 2016

We are family owned residential and commercial painting company serving the Seattle area.
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7813 218th St SW Unit 44

Edmonds, WA 98026

Edmonds Attic & Crawl Space Cleaning

Tags: Edmonds Attic & Crawl Space Cleaning

(425) 903-8589

Last Updated:
April 18th, 2016

Our company specialize in Edmonds air duct cleaning, Edmonds dryer vent cleaning, and Edmonds Crawl Space & Attic cleaning, for more info call as at (425) 903-8589
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320 Main St

Edmonds, WA 98020

Edmonds Dryer Vent Cleaning

Tags: Edmonds Dryer Vent Cleaning

(425) 903-8589

Last Updated:
April 16th, 2016

Our company specialize in Edmonds air duct cleaning, Edmonds dryer vent cleaning, and Edmonds Crawl Space & Attic cleaning, for more info call as at (425) 903-8589
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119 5th Ave S

Edmonds, WA 98020

Edmonds Air Duct Cleaning

Tags: Edmonds Air Duct Cleaning

(425) 903-8589

Last Updated:
April 13th, 2016

Our company specialize in Edmonds air duct cleaning, Edmonds dryer vent cleaning, and Edmonds Crawl Space & Attic cleaning, for more info call as at (425) 903-8589
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522 Main St

Edmonds, WA 98020

Locksmith Edmonds

Tags: Locksmith Service

(425) 201-2245

Last Updated:
March 23rd, 2016

If you need lock fix and other lock repair services, the Edmonds local locksmith company is the one to call. Services range from vehicles to house lockout and open 24/7.
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500 Elm Way #4782

Edmonds, WA 98020

garage door repair Edmonds

Tags: garage door repair

(425) 242-6416

Last Updated:
January 10th, 2016

Regardless how competent you are at fixing various things, you should not try out executing garage door springs repair after the demand associated with this particular kind arises. Fixing your garage area tends to be relatively dangerous and whenever...
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20107 80th Ave W

Edmonds, WA 98026

Garage Door Repair Edmonds WA

Tags: Garage Door Repair Edmonds

(425) 284-9556

Last Updated:
November 16th, 2015

Garage Door Repair Edmonds WA offers repair, emergency service, steel garage doors, wooden garage doors, and garage door openers for your home. We provide residential & commercial garage door & motor install & repair services.
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5th Ave N

Edmonds, WA 98020

Locksmith Edmonds WA

Tags: Locksmith Edmonds WA

(206) 452-0105

Last Updated:
August 13th, 2015

If u wanting to mend our experts are certified to repair ALL substantial trademark name. We specialize in Edmonds 24 Hour Locksmith, Edmonds Car Locksmith, Edmonds locksout service, servicing from Edmonds WA 98020
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517 Main Street

Edmonds, WA 98020

How to Hire a Contractor in Edmonds WA You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Edmonds WA 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 Edmonds 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 Edmonds WA

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 Edmonds WA

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a WA or Edmonds 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 Edmonds WA

Accidents happen to even the best Edmonds 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 Edmonds 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.


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 Edmonds WA

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