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Local business listings for Fountain Hills, AZ

Fast Fountain Hills Locksmith

Tags: locksmith

(480) 389-3196

Last Updated:
March 27th, 2018

Make sure you know who you can turn to whenever you are in need of locksmith services in Fountain Hills. Many homeowners and businesses rely on the services of Fast Fountain Hills Locksmith. Our name says it all, we are 'fast' when responding to your...
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16715 E Palisades Blvd, Suite 112

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Sparkle Tech Window Washing LLC

Tags: window cleaning fountain hills

(800) 370-3998

Last Updated:
January 29th, 2018

Clean windows can make a huge difference in the atmosphere of your house,condo or town house, and this is why it’s an essential element in the appearance of where you live. The level of service we provide enhances the image of our custome...
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13771 N Fountain Hills 114-194

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Scottsdale Patio Furniture

Tags: reupholster outdoor furniture

(480) 304-5591

Last Updated:
January 2nd, 2018

GREAT STYLE, SUPREME DURABILITY Scottsdale Patio Furniture uses Sunbrella and Phifertex brand materials exclusively in the fabrication and restoration of outdoor furniture and accessories. Including, patio cushions and pillows, fabric cabanas and sl...
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17007 E Colony Drive #106

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Fountain Hills HVAC - Air Conditioning Service & Repair

Tags: HVAC Contractor

(480) 336-2721

Last Updated:
October 14th, 2017

Fountain Hills HVAC  is your complete solution to Heating & Air Conditioning Maintenance, Service and Repair.  We install and repairs all makes and models of air conditioners, heating systems, heat pumps, and refrigeration units. We have been providi...
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13771 N Fountain Hills Blvd #114-169

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Garage Door Masters

Tags: garage door opener

(480) 339-0876

Last Updated:
August 28th, 2017

For highest quality garage door repair service in the Fountain Hills area, be sure to call on Garage Door Masters. Our family owned company specializes in total garage door service from A to Z. Everything from garage door section replacement to align...
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16810 E of the Fountains, Ste 200

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Clean Carpets Fountain Hills

Tags: carpet cleaning company fountain hills

(480) 526-5666

Last Updated:
July 11th, 2017

We are a carpet cleaning company in Fountain Hills, AZ.
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16605 E. Avenue of the Fountains #17536

Fountain Hills, AZ 85269

Fountain Hills Air Conditioning & Heating

Tags: HVAC Phoenix

(480) 837-1313

Last Updated:
April 26th, 2017

We serve the Phoenix metro area including Fountain Hills, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Mesa, Peoria, Glendale, Tempe, Chandler, Cave Creek, Carefree, Rio Verde and more, and we provide expert heating & air conditioning repair and installation services.
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16927 E Saguaro Blvd

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

INFINITY PLUMBER FOUNTAIN HILLS

Tags: plumber

(480) 462-4119

Last Updated:
April 24th, 2017

Fountain Hills Plumber is a residential, commercial and industrial plumbing contractor. Dial (480) 462-4119 NOW for Plumber Fountain Hills AZ at $25 S.C for water heater, drains, backflow preventer and much more.
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16704 E Ashbrook Dr

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Fountain Hills Electrician - Electrical Contractors

Tags: Electrical Contractors

(602) 344-9611

Last Updated:
March 31st, 2017

Your Fountain Hills Electrician offers full-service electrical contracting for Fountain Hills Arizona. Our electricians are certified, trained professionals able to work in a high-pressure environment while utilizing their multi-tasking skills. This ...
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13771 N Fountain Hills Blvd #114

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Fountain Hills Blinds & Shutters - Window Pros

Tags: Window treatment store

(480) 336-2881

Last Updated:
March 31st, 2017

Fountain Hills Window Treatments - Blinds Shades Shutters Window Pros is your premier window treatment source for Fountain Hills Arizona. We specialize in custom curtains, drapery, shades, blinds, and shutters. Window Pros is unmatched in creative so...
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13771 N Fountain Hill Blvd Unit 114-169

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268



How to Hire a Contractor in Fountain Hills AZ You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Fountain Hills AZ 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 Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills AZ

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 Fountain Hills AZ

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a AZ or Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills AZ

Accidents happen to even the best Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills AZ

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