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Local business listings for Fayetteville, NC

R&K Carpet Cleaning

Tags: Carpet Cleaning

(910) 709-5522

Last Updated:
May 31st, 2018

R&K Carpet Cleaning is a carpet and upholstery cleaning company Serving the Fayetteville NC, Hope Mills NC, Spring Lake NC, and Fort Bragg NC Areas offering professional and friendly service.
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108 Gillespie St

Fayetteville, NC 28301

Brighter Image Carpet Care

Tags: carpet cleaning

(910) 424-3668

Last Updated:
March 25th, 2018

Brighter Image Carpet Care offers professional carpet, upholstery and tile cleaning in Fayetteville, NC. We specialize in residential and commercial carpet cleaning.
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100 West Lake, Suite 201

Fayetteville, NC 28314

R&K Carpet Cleaning

Tags: Professional Carpet Cleaning

(910) 709-5522

Last Updated:
October 11th, 2017

R&K Carpet Cleaning is a carpet and upholstery cleaning company based in Hope Mills, NC offering professional and friendly service. We also offer tile cleaning, grout cleaning, hardwood floor cleaning and more. Our staff is friendly, knowledgeable an...
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108 Gillespie St

Fayetteville, NC 28301

Honest Air

Tags: AC Repair Fayetteville , AC Repair Fayetteville , Air Conditioning Services

(910) 849-8818

Last Updated:
August 24th, 2017

Founded by John Wilson in 2016, Honest Air L.L.C. is a full service heating and air conditioning company with one goal in mind, always do the right thing!
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2018 FT Bragg Rd

Fayetteville, NC 28303

Honest Air

Tags: ac repair fayetteville nc hvac fayetteville nc heating and air fayetteville nc

(910) 849-8818

Last Updated:
April 23rd, 2017

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6566 Brookshire St

Fayetteville, NC 28314

Bruder Tree & Landscape Services

Tags: Tree Services

(910) 813-1092

Last Updated:
August 11th, 2016

Considering having a team of experts come handle the most challenging of tree situations for both commercial and residential customers? Servicing the Fayetteville area in Nc, Bruder Tree and Landscape Services are proud to provide our customers with ...
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4945 Cedar Creek Road

Fayetteville, NC 28312

Southern Painting of North Carolina, Inc.

Tags: Interior Painting

(910) 779-2453

Last Updated:
July 29th, 2016

At Southern Painting, we handle Commercial and Residential Work, whether its Interior Painting, Exterior Painting, Pressure Washing, New Construction, or Remodeling. We are Fully Insured and with Southern Painting there is No Job Too Small!
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3822 Clinton Rd

Fayetteville, NC 28312

Bramble Builders Inc

Tags: Remodeling

(910) 424-1180

Last Updated:
June 30th, 2016

Bramble Builders is a remodeling specialist, serving home owners in Fayetteville, NC and surrounding areas since 1974. Charles D. Bramble and his staff represent more than 120 years of collective experience in home remodeling.
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3119 Camden Road

Fayetteville, NC 28306

Cumberland Roofing and Fabrication

Tags: Roofing

(910) 484-5899

Last Updated:
June 20th, 2016

Cumberland Roofing has been serving the people of Fayetteville, NC for over 30 years. We have completed projects for more residents and business owners than any other metal roofing contractor in Fayetteville.
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128 South King Street

Fayetteville, NC 28301

Cool Air

Tags: heating and air fayetteville nc

(910) 216-0110

Last Updated:
December 7th, 2015

Cool Air NC specialize in residential heating and air conditioning installations, maintenance, and repair. We also provide HVAC commercial installations, maintenance, repair. We service Fayetteville, North Carolina and its surrounding area. Give us a...
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729 McGilvary St Suite C

Fayetteville, NC 28301



How to Hire a Contractor in Fayetteville NC You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Fayetteville NC 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 Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville NC

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 Fayetteville NC

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a NC or Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville NC

Accidents happen to even the best Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville NC

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