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Local business listings for Grand Junction, CO

Mr Vac Cleaning and Restoration

Tags: carpet cleaning

(970) 245-1822

Last Updated:
April 30th, 2018

Mr. Vac – Cleaning and Restoration Mr. Vac Cleaning and Restoration is a Family owned business that has been Western Colorado’s Leader in Flood/Fire Restoration, Carpet Cleaning, Duct Cleaning and Mold Remediation. Since 2002, Mr. Vac has been makin...
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1801 I-70 Business Loop, Unit B1

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Allbuild Construction

Tags: Grand Junction Home Builder

(970) 414-1750

Last Updated:
February 28th, 2018

At AllBuild Construction, we pride ourselves in our ability to take on a wide variety of projects.We are committed to every new home project as if we were the ones moving in.We look at things from a bigger perspective, thinking in terms of sustainabi...
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2755 North Ave Suite 109A

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Kruger Roofing, LLC

Tags: Roofer

(970) 241-7530

Last Updated:
January 8th, 2018

Specializing in all types of roofing! Residential roofing to Commercial Roofing, we do it all! Re-roofing or roof repairs no job is too small.
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1050 Kimball Ave

Grand Junction, CO 81501

ECOS Environmental & Disaster Restoration Inc.

Tags: Fire Damage Restoration Experts Grand Junction Co

(970) 245-3331

Last Updated:
January 30th, 2016

ECOS Environmental & Disaster Restoration (“ECOS”) Is A Premier Grand Junction Restoration Company focused on water damage, mold damage, fire damage, and Asbestos Abatement & Removal. ECOS Grand Junction is our newest office and we are making strong ...
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784 Valley Court D

Grand Junction, CO 81505

Maple Leaf Landscaping & Maintenance, Inc.

Tags: grand junction landscaping

(970) 234-9691

Last Updated:
June 30th, 2015

Maple Leaf Landscaping and Maintenance, a premier landscape and lawn maintenance company serving Grand Junction, Fruita, Orchard Mesa and Palisade since 2008. We are a local family operated business, originally started as a landscape company providin...
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197 Sun Hawk Dr.

Grand Junction, CO 81503

LiquiGreen

Tags: grand junction lawn care

(970) 256-1928

Last Updated:
January 28th, 2014

Are you looking for the best lawncare and tree service around? Give LiquiGree a call today, you'll see why we are quickly becoming Grand Junction leading lawn and tree care provider!
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570 S. Commercial Dr.

Grand Junction, CO 81505

All About Trees LLC

Tags: tree service

(970) 642-3750

Last Updated:
November 6th, 2013

All About Trees LLC specializes in the trimming and/or removal of dead and/or hazardous trees along with pruning healthy trees for the well-being of their nature. They also cut fire breaks for fire mitigation and remove tree stumps.
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750 Bunting Ave

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Plumbing Services Grand Junction

Tags: plumber

(970) 281-4680

Last Updated:
May 1st, 2012

24 hr emergency service for Grand Junction plumbers, Grand Junction electricians and Grand Junction heating and air. We offer repair and installations for Grand Junction plumbing, electrical and HVAC
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2832 North Avenue

Grand Junction, CO 81501


How to Hire a Contractor in Grand Junction CO You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Grand Junction CO 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 Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction CO

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 Grand Junction CO

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a CO or Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction CO

Accidents happen to even the best Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction 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 Grand Junction CO

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