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Local business listings for San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Roofing Pros | Savuti Roofing

Tags: Roofing Contractors San Antonio

(210) 899-5835

Last Updated:
February 22nd, 2018

Roofing company San Antonio, Savuti roofing has been in the roofing business for 6 years. We provide professional expert services for residential and commercial Roofing in the United States of America. Asphalt Singles Roofing We have All type of As...
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4535 LyceumDr

San Antonio, TX 78229

Precision Mold & Tool

Tags: custom injection molding companies

(210) 525-0094

Last Updated:
February 21st, 2018

First of all we are specific to our San Antonio facility. So, thatís why Precision Group offers the full service manufacturing which most of all includes ims molding. Also of plastic mold manufacturing components for a wide range of industries. Now o...
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315 N Park Dr

San Antonio, TX 78216

Shamrock Environmental

Tags: Residential & Commercial Dumpster Rentals

(210) 309-5177

Last Updated:
February 19th, 2018

shamrock provides everything you need to clean up your environment. Our helpful staff will load up your unwanted or unneeded trash, junk and yard debris and donate, recycle and dispose of your items so you can get the job done.
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20314 State Hwy 16 S

San Antonio, TX 78073

Five Star Garage Door Repair

Tags: garage door repair

(210) 881-7747

Last Updated:
February 10th, 2018

Five Star Garage Doors was founded to create a new high standard for the home services industry. Our garage door repair & installation technicians are committed to serving you with trust, respect and quality. Call our team today for a fresh solutio...
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141 Danube Dr, 206

SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

San Antonio Moving Helpers

Tags: San Antonio Moving Guys , Moving Guys , SA Moving Guys

(210) 863-6683

Last Updated:
January 26th, 2018

We offer the best prices for local or state-wide moving in Texas. We also have a best price guarantee, packing services, free boxes and a flat rate. We are a member of the BBB and very professional. Offering service for San Antonio, TX and within 625...
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7706 Deer Lane

San Antonio, TX 78240

San Antonio Appliance Pros

Tags: Appliance Repair San Antonio

(210) 417-4511

Last Updated:
January 26th, 2018

San Antonio Appliance Pros is your go to provider for all appliance repair services. We fix all appliances including refrigerator, freezer, washer, dryer, etc. We can even repair your cooking appliances like oven, cooktop or range. We are a local fam...
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700 N St Mary's Street, Suite 1400

San Antonio, TX 78205

San Antonio Demo Pros

Tags: San Antonio Demolition

(210) 702-2201

Last Updated:
January 18th, 2018

At San Antonio Demo Pros we're equipped to handle most residential, commercial and industrial demolition projects, including structural and interior demolishing. We're dedicated to safety and complete customer satisfaction with every job. No demo job...
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7970 Fredericksburg Rd Ste 101 #576

San Antonio, TX 78229

JGR Landscape

Tags: Landscaping

(210) 385-7394

Last Updated:
January 16th, 2018

Here at JGR Landscape, we are your professional landscaping and xeriscaping company with over 5 years of experience. We have all of the skills, tools, and expertise to ensure we provide you with a beautiful landscape. Our professionals specialize...
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24927 Estancia Cir

San Antonio, TX 78260

Five Star Air Conditioning & Heating

Tags: five-star-air-conditioning

(210) 237-6149

Last Updated:
December 14th, 2017

FIVE STAR AIR CONDITIONING was founded on the hopes of providing quality service at an affordable price. We have more than 20 years of experience in both residential and commercial HVAC installations. For more details call us on 210-237-6149.
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7970 Fredericksburg, Road. Suite 101-296

San Antonio, TX 78229

Kitchen Remodeling San Antonio TX

Tags: Kitchen Design San Antonio TX

(210) 981-4334

Last Updated:
December 10th, 2017

Kitchen Remodeling San Antonio Texas connects you with kitchen remodeling contractors in your area. We proudly serve San Antonio TX and surrounding areas. For all your kitchen remodeling, kitchen design and kitchen construction call us.
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1016 Edison Dr

San Antonio, TX 78201



How to Hire a Contractor in San Antonio TX You Can Trust

Hiring a home contractor in San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio TX

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

Accidents happen to even the best San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio TX

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