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Layton Cleaning Pros

Tags: House Cleaning

(801) 876-1132

Last Updated:
January 6th, 2018

For residential cleaning, commercial cleaning, and construction site cleaning we should be your first call. We can provide a variety of services including move-in/move-out cleaning, weekly or monthly cleaning, daily janitorial services, commercial bu...
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1015 N 2325 W

Layton, UT 84041

CertaPro Painters of Ogden/Layton, UT

Tags: Painters

(801) 571-2874

Last Updated:
October 6th, 2017

With our professionals by your side, the process will be easy and convenient leaving you time for what matters most. We Do Painting. You Do Life.
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27 North Main Street

Layton, UT 84080

East Warehouse Self Storage

Tags: Storage Facility

(801) 771-7100

Last Updated:
December 17th, 2016

Self Storage Facility providing clean, safe, and secure storage units in Layton, Utah.
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2502 N Fairfield Rd

Layton, UT 84040

Layton Locksmith

Tags: 24*7 Locksmith Services

(801) 742-5191

Last Updated:
May 10th, 2016

The exceedingly qualified 24 hour technician's group is prepared for your crisis smith needs and also for your day by day home security needs. Smith Layton organizations are permitted in the fields of home wellbeing, auto smith and business smith mor...
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312 Park St

Layton, UT 84041

Locksmith Layton UT

Tags: Locksmith Layton

(801) 503-9741

Last Updated:
June 20th, 2015

Locksmith Layton UT service or sell virtually every key, lock and safe by every major manufacturer. Layton Locksmith available for safe combinations changed and much more. We service all types of locks and entry systems. Call us now for free quotes n...
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753 Aspen Way, Layton, UT

Layton, UT 84040

Garage Door Repair Layton UT

Tags: Layton Garage Door Repair

(801) 806-0577

Last Updated:
June 18th, 2015

Garage Door Repair Layton makes a speciality of garage door repairs and installations for each residential and industrial purchaser. Services like residential and industrial with big selection of category to serve with best value in Layton.
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W 1200 N

Layton, UT 84041

A Plus Garage Doors

Tags: Utah Garage Door Supplier

(801) 758-5538

Last Updated:
November 24th, 2014

At A Plus Garage Doors in Layton, UT, We specialize in new installations, repairs and upgrading your old garage door to a brand new luxury door or just one that operates better and looks so sharp your neighbors will be jealous.
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746 S Main St

Layton, UT 84041

Regional Garage Door Repair Of Layton

Tags: Garage Door Repair Layton Utah

(801) 900-5492

Last Updated:
November 20th, 2014

Regional Garage Door Repair Of Layton local service from Layton UT call (801) 900-5492 or visit http://garagedoorrepairlaytonutah.com/
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119 West Gentile Street

Layton, UT 84041

Layton Lock & Safe

Tags: locksmith Layton

(801) 871-3721

Last Updated:
July 30th, 2014

Layton Lock & Safe. 801-871-3721. 334 Marshall Way N Layton Ut 84041. 24/7 Mobile Locksmith on Layton. Auto & Residential Locksmiths, locks, keys.
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334 Marshall Way N

Layton, UT 84041

Pure Solutions

Tags: Mold testing and remediations

(801) 917-4058

Last Updated:
June 25th, 2014

Pure solutions dry fog technology can make your home a safe and happy place to be again getting rid of even the worst MOLD PROBLEMS.
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2076 East 2000 North

Layton, UT 84040



How to Hire a Contractor in Layton UT You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Layton UT 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 Layton 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 Layton UT

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 Layton UT

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a UT or Layton 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 Layton UT

Accidents happen to even the best Layton 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 Layton 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 Layton UT

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