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Local business listings for Mckinney, TX

DFW Roofing Pro

Tags: Dallas Roofing Company

(903) 241-8640

Last Updated:
November 5th, 2018

DFWRoofingPro is fully insured and licensed roofing contractor in Mckinney, Tx. We offer various services like roof repair and replacement, gutter repair and installation etc. Even in case of storm or hail; we can easily inspect and upgrade your roof...
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3900 S Stonebridge Dr # 704

McKinney, TX 75070

Keystone Electric Company

Tags: Electrician in Mckinney TX

(469) 714-3020

Last Updated:
August 28th, 2018

Keystone Electrician is a locally owned and operated in Mckinney TX which makes our services causal as they are done by friendly and helpful technicians
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445 S Central Expy

McKinney, TX 75070

Blinds, Shutters & Motorized Shades McKinney

Tags: Window Treatment Store

(214) 761-6288

Last Updated:
June 11th, 2018

Plantation Shutters, Blinds, Drapery, Solar Shades
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McKinney, TX 75069

CitruSolution Carpet Cleaning of McKinney

Tags: carpet cleaning

(469) 331-5499

Last Updated:
June 5th, 2018

CitruSolution Carpet Cleaning serves McKinney, Frisco, Plano and Allen TX with the most effective and environmentally friendly carpet cleaning around. We specialize in residential and commercial carpet cleaning, area rug cleaning and upholstery...
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1800 Red Rock Drive

McKinney, TX 75070

DFW Roofing Pro

Tags: roof repair mckinney tx

(972) 979-1070

Last Updated:
May 10th, 2018

If you are a resident of Mckinney, Tx and looking for a professional roofing contractors then your wait is over! Dfwroofingpro.com provides you the best roofing services at pocket-friendly rates. Wondering what’s more? Also, get free roof inspection ...
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3900 S. Stonebridge Drive # 704

McKinney, TX 75070

Mckinney Locksmith Co.

Tags: locksmith

(972) 338-9708

Last Updated:
May 9th, 2018

There is no reason you shouldn't feel safe when you are in your home. If you want to make sure that you are safe and that your family is safe, call on an professional Mckinney locksmith service to help make sure that you are. Call on the services of ...
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451 Wilson Creek Blvd

McKinney, TX 75069

Always On Track Garage Doors

Tags: Garage door installer Mckinney

(972) 366-7911

Last Updated:
March 31st, 2018

Always On Track Garage Doors provide various kind of help such as any garage door repair services and emergency repairs in McKinney, allied Door garage door installation in McKinney, garage door parts repair or installation in McKinney, replacement o...
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6401 Eldorado Pkwy ste 90

Mckinney, TX 75070

Rapid Roof Repair McKinney

Tags: Roofing Contractor

(469) 712-5100

Last Updated:
March 24th, 2018

The Rapid Roof Repair McKinney Company specializes in new roof installation, roof repair, and roof replacement for both residential and commercial. Offering a vast selection of roofing shingle types and colors along with different roofing materials...
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103 E Virginia St

McKinney, TX 75069

DML Locksmith Services

Tags: Locksmith McKinney

(214) 491-1655

Last Updated:
February 27th, 2018

Licensed & Talented locksmith professionals provide lockout, key replacement & high security lock services to clients living in McKinney, TX.
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1918 University Business Dr STE. 510

McKinney, TX 75071

Hale's Chimney Cleaning & Repair, LLC

Tags: Dallas CSIA Certified Chimney Professionals

(972) 562-6851

Last Updated:
January 22nd, 2018

Hales Chimney Cleaning & Repair, LLC is owned by Clint Sanner and is located in McKinney, Texas. The NFI and CSIA certified chimney professionals provide chimney and fireplace services to the Dallas, TX area. Hours of operation are Monday through Fri...
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600 New Hope Rd. E

McKinney, TX 75071



How to Hire a Contractor in Mckinney TX You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in Mckinney TX 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 Mckinney 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 Mckinney TX

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 Mckinney TX

A bond is an amount of money deposited with a TX or Mckinney 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 Mckinney TX

Accidents happen to even the best Mckinney 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 Mckinney 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 Mckinney TX

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