Before you enter into any written agreement to construct a new home or to remodel or build an addition onto an existing home:
1.) Ensure that the Contractor is appropriately licensed and is a Licensed Construction Supervisor and/or a registered Home Improvement Contractor: home improvement.
CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR LICENSE: CS-068399
REGISTERED HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR: HIC-132826
2.) Ensure that the contractor has adequate liability insurance and workers compensation insurance.
LIBERTY MUTUAL POLICY: WC231S365455054
3.) Ask the contractor for a written list of his/her three most recent projects with names, telephone numbers and addresses of the owners.
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
4.) Call the owners and ask questions as to the performance of the contractor.
5.) Check with your local better business bureau, the Board of Building Regulations and Standards and the Office of the Attorney General to find out whether the contractor has any complaints filed against the contractor or whether or not any disciplinary action has been taken against the contractor