Questions You Should Ask Your Basement Waterproofing Contractor
Though warm weather means many things to different people, to basement waterproofing contractors, it means heavy rains, mold problems, and water in your basement. All problems you can live without.
Because even if you’ve done all the right things to protect your home from basement water, foundation seepage, and mold, it still happens… and happens often.
So to get the most out of your experience with a basement waterproofing contractor, here are 5 questions to ask before you agree on a service contract.
What type of license do you have, and are you insured?
This question is important in regards to every type of home repair service available to you, so don’t worry if it seems like an imposition. Basement waterproofing contractors are glad to share this information, and value a homeowner’s right to ask.
Do you have experience with the type of problem that I am having?
Because there are a lot of people with varying degrees of skill and experience, asking this question ensures that you get your problem taken care of, and brings with it peace of mind that you can trust.
Do you have references? Or can you provide examples of your past work?
There’s nothing wrong with examining past work and discussing quality of service from a set of references. Think of yourself as a business interested in hiring a new employee, and take the proper steps towards a quality business relationship.
What is the solution to my problem, and are there alternatives?
Basement problems are like engine problems, there may be a finite and specific issue, but solutions vary in degree and type. There’s no harm in asking your Grand Rapids basement waterproofing contractor about their basement solutions, and to provide you with alternatives if you ask.
When you are done, what will my basement look like, inside and out?
You desire quality service, and you basement waterproofing contractor should provide it. If you are interested in discussing the type of craftsmanship you are getting, discuss in advance so that there are no surprises.
Interested in how we can help you with your basement water problems? Please contact us for more information.